Best Hiking in Quebec

This list represents the most popular hiking in Quebec. Use this list to plan your next Quebec hiking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Outaouais (Ottawa Valley) Hiking Trails


Although discovered early on by explorers and trappers, the Outaouais region was not colonized until the beginning of the 19th century when Loyalists started arriving from the United States. Forestry,…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Gatineau, QC - Hiking - 57 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#2. Cantons-de-l'Est (Eastern Townships) Hiking Trails


Perhaps one of the most beautiful in Québec, the Cantonsde-l’Est (Eastern Townships) region is located in the southernmost part of the province, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Its rich…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Sherbrooke, QC - Hiking - 133 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#3. Les Laurentides (The Laurentians) Hiking Trails


Undoubtedly the most popular vacation spot in Québec, the beautiful Laurentides (Laurentians) region attracts countless visitors year-round. People have been heading “up north” for many years to relax…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Mont-Tremblant-Village, QC - Hiking - 298 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#4. Montreal Hiking Trails


More than three and a half centuries of continuous urban growth separate the oldest buildings in Old Montréal from the glass skyscrapers downtown. The splendour of the countless churches, the neoclass…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Montreal, QC - Hiking - 43 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#5. Nature Parks of Montreal Hiking Trails


There are nine Nature Parks (called parcs-nature in French; formerly called parcs régionals or regional parks) on the territory of the city of Montréal, all located on the north part of the island. Si…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Montreal, QC - Hiking - 46 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#6. Gaspesie Hiking Trails


The shores of the vast Gaspé peninsula are washed by the waters of the Baie des Chaleurs, the St. Lawrence River and its gulf. This is a cherished vacation spot for many Quebecers. The enormous Gaspé…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, QC - Hiking - 131 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#7. Montreal, Quebec


Montréal, an island city on the St. Lawrence River, is exciting and dynamic, with a distinctively Continental flavor. French is the official language, although you’ll find English widely spoken, espec…
From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Montreal, QC - Hiking Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#8. Quebec City Region Hiking Trails


Under the French Regime, Québec City was Canada’s major urban centre and the seat of colonial administration. To supply the city and its administration, farming began in the surrounding countryside in…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Quebec City, QC - Hiking - 119 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#9. Monteregie Hiking Trails


Scattered here and there across the territory, the hills of the Montérégie region, which rise no higher than about 400m, were long believed to be extinct volcanoes. In reality, however, they are metam…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Montreal, QC - Hiking - 86 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#10. Laval Hiking Trails


The second-largest city in Québec, Laval occupies a large island north of Montréal, Île Jésus, which has shores on Lac des Deux-Montagnes, Rivière des Prairies and Rivière des Mille-Îles. In 1965, the…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Laval, QC - Hiking - 16 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#11. Charlevoix Hiking Trails


Dotted with narrow valleys, towering rock walls and summits offering magnificent views, the region is also home to a wide variety of vegetation. As for the Saguenay fjord, it never ceases to amaze the…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Baie-Saint-Paul, QC - Hiking - 153 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#12. Lanaudiere Hiking Trails


The Lanaudière region spreads out immediately to the north of Montréal, from the St. Lawrence plain to the beginning of the Laurentian plateau. Except for the section that is a part of the metropolita…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Joliette, QC - Hiking - 97 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#13. Mauricie - Centre-du-Quebec Hiking Trails


The Mauricie and Centre-du-Québec regions (formerly Coeur-du-Québec) are an amalgam of diverse regions located on either shore of the St. Lawrence. Located halfway between Québec City and Montréal, th…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Trois-Rivieres, QC - Hiking - 197 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#14. Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean Hiking Trails


The southernmost fjord in the world, the Rivière Saguenay originates in Lac Saint-Jean, a veritable inland sea with a diameter of over 35km. These two impressive bodies of water form the backbone of t…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Chicoutimi, QC - Hiking - 101 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#15. Montreal - Insiders' Guide


There is a tendency to describe Montréal (Mohn-ray-ahl) as the Paris of North America, but except for its French heritage, Montréal is no more like Paris than Boston is like London. Montréal is a dist…
From the guidebook "Guide to Eastern Canada"
Montreal, QC - Hiking Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#16. Manicouagan Hiking Trails


The Manicouagan region stretches for 300km along the north shore of the St. Lawrence River and northward into the Laurentian plateau to include the Groulx mountains and the Manicouagan reservoir. The…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Sept-Iles, QC - Hiking - 8 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#17. Bas-Saint-Laurent Hiking Trails


The picturesque region of Bas-Saint-Laurent extends east along the St. Lawrence River from the little town of La Pocatière to the village of Sainte-Luce, and south to the United States and New Brunswi…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Rimouski, QC - Hiking - 94 miles Best Trail in qc - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#18. Chaudiere-Appalaches Hiking Trails


The Chaudière-Appalaches region is made up of several small areas with very distinct geographical features. Located opposite Québec City, on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, it stretches acr…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Sainte-Marie, QC - Hiking - 76 miles
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#19. Abitibi - Temiscamingue Hiking Trails


The region is crossed by an invisible line which divides the drainage of the land; to one side, rainfall drains into James Bay and to the other side, into the St. Lawrence River. The terrain of the re…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Rouyn-Noranda, QC - Hiking - 53 miles
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#20. Iles de la Madeleine Hiking Trails


The Îles de la Madeleine form one of the most breathtaking regions in Québec! A distinctly Québécois atmosphere pervades, yet you may also feel like you are in Acadia, Normandy or even the Caribbean;…
From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Cap-aux-Meules, QC - Hiking - 25 miles
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