05 – Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean

General Information:

The Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region is located north of Quebec region, and offers almost 22 weeks of snowy conditions with the 3rd largest trail network of the Province of Quebec. Since January 2010, The Summit Circuit on the Monts-Valin offers spectacular panoramas of this true snowmobiler’s paradise.

Practical Information:

  • Regional network:
    13 Clubs (3 794 Km of trails)
  • Main trails:
    23 at Alma (north) and Etape – Laurentides park (south)
    93 at Chibougamau (north), Mont Valin and Sacré-Coeur (south)
    83 at Ferland (east), Saguenay and Sainte-Hedwidge (west)
    383 at close to Anse Saint-Jean
    328 at Sainte-Rose-du-Nord
    373 at Roberval
  • Accommodation accessible from the trail:
    1 600 rooms
  • Snow conditions:
    From Mid-November until Mid of April

Location:

Northwest of Quebec City, and north of the Charlevoix region, on the shores of the Saguenay River and close to Saint-Jean lake. Served mainly by Highways 155, 169, and 175 from the Mauricie and Quebec City. The trail network can be accessed from a number of points.

Principal cities: Saguenay – Alma – Roberval – Saint-Félicien -Dolbeau-Mistassini – Chibougamau – Normandin

Attractions:

  • The Monts-Valins (trails 93 and 328)
  • The Mont-Apica (trail 23 in Laurentides wildlife Reserve)
  • The Roberval Ice Village (trail 373)
  • Ice fishing at La Baie, Rivière-Éternité and l’Anse-Saint-Jean (trail 383)

From the region:

  • Mauricie to the west (trail 83)
  • Quebec City/Charlevoix to the south (trails 83, 23, 383)
  • Manicouagan to the south-east (trail 93)
  • James Bay & Abitibi to the north-west (trail 93)

Links:

412, boul. Saguenay Est, Bureau 100
Saguenay, arr. Chicoutimi (Qc)
G7H 7Y8

www.paradisdelamotoneige.com

1252, route 167 sud, c.p. 134 Chibougamau (Qc) G8P 2K6
Phone : 418 748-8140 ou 1 888 748-8140 Fax : 418 748-8150

Secure hotels

HÔTEL UNIVERSEL, Alma

1 800 263-5261
418 668-5261

CENTRE VACANCES NATURE-AUBERGE EVA, Lac-Bouchette

418 348-6832

LA SAGUENÉENNE HÔTEL & CENTRE DE CONGRÈS, Saguenay (Chicoutimi)

1 800 461-8390
418 545-8326

AUBERGE LA TOURELLE DU FJORD, Saint-Fulgence

418 502-0588

CHALETS & SPA LAC SAINT-JEAN, Chambord

877 342-7933
418 342-1111

LES HÉBERGEMENTS LE BLEUET NOIR, Saint-Gédéon

418 487-7886