09 – Abitibi-Témiscamingue

General Information:

The Abitibi-Témiscamingue region is part of the Canadian Shield, on a plateau located north of the Laurentians. A land of mines, rivers and lakes, it is also the entryway to the « Radissonnie » (the James Bay Region). The trails travel through coniferous forest.

Practical Information:

  • Regional network:
    12 clubs (3, 975 km of trails)
  • Main trails:
    63 at Témiscaming (south), Ville-Marie and the La Vérendrye Wildlife Preserve (east)
    83 at Saint-Bruno-de-Guigues (south) and Senneterre (northeast)
    83 at Rouyn-Noranda (west) and Desmaraisville (north)
    307 and 83 at Rivière Héva (south)
    396 toward Matagami (north)
  • Accommodation accessible from the trail:
    760 rooms
  • Snow conditions:
    From January to mid-March

Location:

In the west of the Province of Quebec, bordering Northeast Ontario. Served principally by Highway 117, from the Outaouais and the Upper Laurentians, and Highways 63, 65 and 66 from Northern Ontario. It is possible to access the trail network at nine different points.

Principal cities: Rouyn-Noranda – Val d’Or – Amos – La Sarre – Senneterre – Ville-Marie – Témiscamingue – Matagami – Lebel-sur-Quevillon – Radisson

Attractions:

  • The Rouyn-Noranda Winter Festival in February (trails 93, 83, 303)
  • The Regional Snowmobile Festival (every year in a different town, contact the Regional Tourist Association)
  • La Magie des Neiges d’Amos in February (trails 93)
  • Mont-Vidéo (trail 93)

From the region:

  • Mauricie to the east (trail 83)
  • James Bay & Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean (trail 93)
  • Outaouais (trail 63)
  • Northeast Ontario

Links:

155, avenue Dallaire, Bureau 100 Rouyn-Noranda (Qc) J9X 4T3
Tél : 819 762-8181 ou le 1 800 808-0706
Fax : 819 762-5212

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

Secure hotels

Sorry, there is no establishment member of the FCMQ Secure Hotel program for this region.