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Parc Nature De Pointe-aux-outardes - Hiking

Manicouagan, Quebec, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Parc Nature De Pointe-aux-outardes Statistics

Difficulty

Easy

Distance

5 KM

What are the activities at Parc Nature De Pointe-aux-outardes ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Parc Nature De Pointe-aux-outardes?

The Pointe-aux-outardes Nature Park is located at the northwestern tip of the Manicouagan Peninsula on the North Shore of Quebec. It consists of an area of nearly 9,000 hectares and is bordered by the St. Lawrence River and the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

The park is characterized by a vast expanse of boreal forest, which is home to diverse wildlife. These include bustards, ducks, geese, elk, moose and beavers. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, snowmobiling and kayaking.

The park is easily accessible from the cities of Baie-Comeau and Sept-Îles. It is an ideal destination for nature lovers and families looking for adventure.

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What are the services on site?

Reception
Parking
Toilet
Belvedere
Shelter
Interpretation Center
Picnic table
Bridge
Swim

What are the hiking trails at Parc nature de Pointe-Aux-Outardes ?

Trails Distance Difficulty
L'explorateur 2.5 km Beginner
Le Contemplatif 1.8 km Beginner
Le Découvreur 0.5 km Beginner
L'Aventurier 4 km Intermediate

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 8.00 / $ 5.00 (Child)
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-68.45824309999999
49.0428666

What are the coordinates and address of Parc nature de Pointe-Aux-Outardes?

Parc nature de Pointe-Aux-Outardes
(418) 567-4227
4 Rue Labrie, Pointe-aux-Outardes, QC G0H 1M0, Canada

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Jane Maxwell

5 out of 5 stars

Camped for two nights. Really really amazing. Quite isolated and beautiful. Lots of trails and information on the wildlife and fauna. Great things to learn and see. Enjoy!!!! We will be back.

Starting Point

The trailhead for Parc Nature De Pointe-aux-outardes is located at the park entrance on Route 138.

Why visit Parc Nature De Pointe-aux-outardes

The Parc Nature De Pointe-aux-outardes is located in the Manicouagan region of Quebec. This park is an ideal place for nature and outdoor enthusiasts. It is home to a wide variety of animal and plant species, as well as a beautiful view of Lake Manicouagan. Activities offered in the park include hiking, canoeing, kayaking and camping.

Is Parc Nature De Pointe-aux-outardes in Manicouagan a suitable place for the whole family and children?

No, there is no dedicated area for children.

Things not to be missed

The best activities to do near Parc Nature De Pointe-aux-outardes in Manicouagan are hiking, kayaking and fishing. Hiking is one of the most popular activities here, as it offers visitors a chance to experience the natural beauty of the area. Kayaking and canoeing are also popular, as they allow visitors to get up close and personal with birds and marine mammals. Fishing is also popular, as it allows visitors to catch fresh fish for dinner.

1. Visiting the park is a must for nature lovers. You will discover rich and diverse flora and fauna.

2. Hiking and cycling are also very popular in the park.

3. Water sports enthusiasts will be delighted to kayak, canoe or windsurf on the lake's calm waters.

4. For history buffs, the park is home to several interesting archaeological sites.

5. The views of the lake and surrounding mountains are spectacular, especially at sunset.

Where to eat?

1. At the base of the waterfall in Baie-Comeau

2. At the top of the tower in La Malbaie

3. In a sugar shack in Saint-Félix-de-Valois

4. On an island in the middle of the St. Lawrence River

5. On a train in Mont-Joli

There are many places to camp at Parc Nature De Pointe-aux-outardes. Some of the best places include Lac aux Outardes campground, Lac à l'Ours campground and Lac à l'Épinette campground.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of Parc nature de Pointe-Aux-Outardes ?

Easy

Is the place are families friendly?

No

What is the entry fee?

8.00 $

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

Yes
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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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