Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec


Difficulty Easy
Distance 3 KM




The trail passes through a forest of conifers and partly along the Salmon River that will cross through a gateway. A gazebo overlooks the river, the rolling terrain and the site of Pioneer Mill where we can see several infrastructure as the home of Mary and the logging camp. The mill burned down in 1899, but was immediately rebuilt. We can see a small waterfall that does not freeze completely.


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Access fee $ 0.00
Monday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
48.6970825 -72.6461274

Contact Information

(418) 256-8242
4205 Chemin des Pionniers, La Doré, QC G8J 1E4, Canada

Rating and comments

Edward Williams
Edward Williams
Activité super intéressante pour ceux qui veulent en apprendre plus sur les méthodes traditionnelles de la coupe de bois dans la région, une partie importante de notre culture. Par contre, ça peut être un peu court comme activité si on se déplace d'une grande distance seulement pour ce lieu.
Jane Maxwell
Jane Maxwell
The dam and water-powered sawmill are highlights
Windy Gadson
Windy Gadson
Très belle visite. Le fonctionnement de la scierie est impressionnant et merci a notre guide, très instructive
Amy Sheetz
Amy Sheetz
Very nice place. Historic. Nice view
Michael Haywood
Michael Haywood
So beautifull!!!

Starting Point


Discover the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

The Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean  is the third largest administrative region in Quebec, known for its  wonderful  green landscapes. Geographically it  is located to the south,  on the north shore of the St. Lawrence fleuve.

In addition, Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean has the particularity of encompassing within its territory the Saguenay Fjord, which is an important tourist destination that can be visited by bicycle or boat.

Youcan explore the  Veloroute du Fjord, to discover magnificent  views, or take  a  sea shuttle for a cruise. If you'regoing to havea lot of fun, you'll even be able to see whales and beluga whales!

Nature, however, is not the only attraction of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean. The regionalso famousforthe historic village of Val-Jalbert. It is a ghost town,  located near Lac-Saint-Jean and was founded in 1901 by Damase Jalbert, the owner of a pulp mill.

Today the city is a tourist attraction that will allow you to take a step back in time, visiting the period wooden houses, the post office, the convent-school and much more!

Finally, O n can not   fail to mention the  several festivals that take place in the region. The warmth of the inhabitants of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean is reflected  in a series of cultural and musical events,especially for families, such as:

·         The fabulous story of akingdom,  a historical comedy that has been set in the region's thetates since 1988

·         The Festi'Glace

·         Saguenay in Food