Difficulty Easy
Distance 44 KM


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Photos of Parc National Des Monts-valin

Parc National des Monts-Valin, Quebec

Centered on the Mount Vallin, Parc National des Monts-Valin is a national Park in the Quebec in Canada. The highest point of this is in the region of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean and the nearest city of this park is Saguenay. This is governed by the Quebec Government through SEPAQ this Monts-Valin Park is a perfect place for the hikers.

From Quebec City, take the route 175 north to the Chicoutimi and the go 10 km from here to a village named Saint-Fulgence. Then go 17 km through Rand Saint-Louis.

This park looms 984 m high and has got a great scope for you to enjoy fishing and canoeing trails in the lakes and rivers. When you are not ready for canoeing, settle on the stand-up paddling to explore all the curves of the lakes and rivers specially Riviere Valin. When the winter comes, the whole territory turns into a place that is best for snowshoeing and back-country skiing. One of their SNOWCAT take the tourists to the Vallee des Fantomes’s base and then the ghosts and mummies accompanies them till the summit comes.


Apart from all of the outdoor activities of Parc National des Monts-Valin, during the fall, the best bet will be hiking trails. They offer different views of the zone and lets the tourists explore new phases of the Monts Valin. The Des Pics Hike over 25 km trails that ranges from an altitude of 300 to 980 m offers you to see the bravura the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean at once. The hiking period starts from June and ends at October.

This territory is next to the very renowned ZEC Martin-Valin where you get a series of river and lakes. Here, 5 special canoeing circuits are obtainable and it may take 2/3 nights to complete them entirely. As there are lakes and river, you are free for fishing, day fishing and fishing-camping. In these days, anglers are offered electric motor rentals.