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Parc Régional Du Massif Du Sud - Parc Régional Du Massif Du Sud

Parc régional du Massif du Sud - Hiking

Chaudière-Appalaches, Quebec, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Parc régional du Massif du Sud Statistics

Difficulty

Moderate

Distance

142 KM

Height

717 meters

Elevation gain

449 meters

Dog allowed

What are the activities at Parc régional du Massif du Sud ?

Hiking

Cross-country skiing

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Why choose a trail at Parc régional du Massif du Sud?

This park, with an area of 119 km², has 20 peaks including the two highest in the region. Walking through the trails, we'll see streams, huge trees, cliffs and rock shelters. On the Creek Middle, there are remnants of a forest system of dams built there nearly a century by loggers and lumberjacks. The trail of the Old Forest leads to a yellow birch, designated "exceptional ecosystem", located in the Valley of Beaudoin Creek. We climb on peaks, including Mount du Midi, from an altitude of 915 m, where an observation tower offers a view extending to Quebec and the Laurentians. Mount Chocolate, from an altitude of 717 m, offers a panorama of the valley. Along the path leading to it, the exhibition Mountains found and Culture relating mountain life in the world. Mont Saint-Magloire, a 360 degree panorama allows to see the American Appalachians, including Mount Katahdin reaching 1700 m. We go through a red spruce forest 200 years to reach a chasm of the river du Pin in the path of the Gates of Hell. Several hiking trails are offered, combining different sections of trails, including two long two-day hike route


What are the services on site?

Parking
Reception
Toilet
Lodging
Shelter
Refuge
Interpretation Center
Picnic table
Swim
Rustic camping

What are the hiking trails at Parc régional du Massif du Sud ?

Trails Distance Difficulty
Parcours du mont Chocolat 8.3 km Intermediate
Parcours de la Vieille forêt 4.8 km Intermediate
Parcours des Passerelles 4.6 km Intermediate
Parcours des Abris-sous-roche 4.3 km Intermediate
Parcours des Parois 9 km Advanced
Parcours des Ravages 9 km Advanced
Parcours de la Grande boucle (2 jours) 28.4 km Advanced
Parcours des Géants 18 km Advanced
Parcours de l'Exploration 16 km Advanced
Parcours des Éoliennes 15 km Advanced
Parcours du mont Saint-Magloire 13.9 km Advanced
Parcours de la crête des Grives 11 km Advanced

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 7.00
Schedule
No information
Coordinates
-70.4659496
46.6292752

What are the coordinates and address of Parc régional du Massif du Sud?

Parc régional du Massif du Sud
(418) 469-2228
300, route du Massif, Saint-Philémon, QC G0R 4A0, Canada

Customer Reviews

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John Shaw

4 out of 5 stars

Magnificent autumn colors Nice trails Missing star; costly access

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of Parc régional du Massif du Sud ?

Moderate

What is the elevation of Parc régional du Massif du Sud?

449.00 M

What is the height of Parc régional du Massif du Sud ?

717.00 M

Are dogs allowed?

Yes

Is the place are families friendly?

No

What is the entry fee?

7.00 $

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

Yes
François Dumaine
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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