Parc National De Frontenac - Hiking

Parc national de Frontenac - Hiking


Cantons-de-l'Est, Quebec, Canada




Parc national de Frontenac Statistics

Difficulty

Easy

Distance

40 KM

Elevation gain

120 meters

Dog allowed


What are the activities at Parc national de Frontenac ?

Hiking


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Why choose a trail at Parc national de Frontenac?

Frontenac National Park is located in the Eastern Townships and Chaudière-Appalaches regions of Quebec. It was created in 1987 to protect its territory.

It is an ideal place to escape the daily stress and enjoy a day or more in nature. Whether it's with your family, your friends or your dogs!

Frontenac Park covers an area of 156.5 square kilometers.

The landscape consists of hardwood hills, lakes, ponds and marshes, and is home to over 200 species of birds and many mammals.

Frontenac Park is accessible year round.

There is an entrance fee to enter the park! However, it is free for children under 18 years old.



What are the services on site?

Parking Reception Toilet Belvedere Lodging Shelter Interpretation Center Accessible for people with reduced mobility Picnic table Swim Camping Rustic camping

What are the hiking trails at Parc national de Frontenac ?

  • Trails
    Distance
    Elevation
    Type
    Difficulty
  • Le Littoral
    8 km
    10 m
    Linear
    Beginner
  • La Colline
    7.4 km
    75 m
    Linear
    Beginner
  • Les Grands Pins
    5.7 km
    5 m
    Loop
    Beginner
  • La Tourbière
    5 km
    10 m
    Linear
    Beginner
  • L'Érablière
    3.2 km
    60 m
    Linear
    Beginner
  • Les Passereaux
    6.5 km
    35 m
    Linear
    Intermediate
  • Massif de Winslow
    10.2 km
    120 m
    Linear
    Advanced

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Coordinates
45.8405746 -71.1626053

What are the coordinates and address of Parc national de Frontenac?

Parc national de Frontenac
(800) 665-6527
599 Chem. des Roy, Sainte-Praxède, QC G0M 1H1, Canada

What are the comments and evaluations from the community?

Amy Sheetz
Amy Sheetz
I have lot of funny there.
7 years ago
Laura Kiel
Laura Kiel
My favorite place.
6 years ago

Starting Point

There are two ways to get there:

Saint-Daniel sector: from Thetford Mines, take route 267 south and follow the indications.

South sector: from Sherbrooke, follow route 108 east to Saint-Romain, then turn left on route 263 and continue to the park entrance.

Why visit Parc national de Frontenac

More than a dozen hiking trails crisscross the two parts of the park, offering hikers a variety of lengths and different levels of difficulty.

Whether on the slopes of the Massif de Winslow trail, or on the shore of Grand Lac Saint-François, in the middle of the coniferous forest, or in the immense peat bog with its thousand years of history, all the park's trails cross all kinds of ecosystems and forest habitats.

Things not to be missed

You probably didn't have time to enjoy all the activities: kayaking, canoeing, trail walking, etc. Don't worry!

Several shelters are available in Frontenac Park. You can choose to sleep in camping, canoe-camping, ready-to-camp, rustic camp or in one of the 8 intimate lakeside cottages.

Our favorites:

We've collected the best cabins for you to make it easy!

● Frontenac Park Cabins:

In Frontenac National Park, enjoy the comfort and privacy of a cozy cottage in the southern region. It can accommodate from 2 to 12 people, all cottages are located on the waterfront and offer a view of the lake. Canoes and paddle boats are included in all cottage rentals.

● Star Lending-Camping:

Ten Étoile ready-to-camp sites are offered in the Baie Sauvage campground (South sector). With a cubic shape, the Étoile ready-to-camp is supported by a wooden structure sealed with canvas. In addition to offering a higher height, more capacity of reception (approximately 6 people) and more storage, it integrates perfectly with the environment in which it is implanted.

● Rustic Camp:

La Tanière Rustic Camp is ideal for nature lovers looking for a comfortable rustic stay. It is located on the shores of Bear Lake.




Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of Parc national de Frontenac ?

Easy

What is the elevation of Parc national de Frontenac?

120.00 M

What are the opening hours ?

From 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Are dogs allowed?

Yes

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

Yes


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