Sea and mountain landscape offered in the Gaspé is unique in Quebec. Pristine scenery and numerous easily accessible services—including lodging, snowmobile facilities and gas stations—ensure that your snowmobile vacation will be a success! Iles de la Madeleine landscape is composed of islands, and dunes which link together and extend out of sight. When you disembark on the island you feel you have changed countries, soft shapes, a harmony of colour and a freshness that seduces the visitor.
- Regional network:
Gaspésie : 17 clubs (3 134 Km of trails)
Îles-de-la-Madeleine : 1 club (138 Km of trails)
- Regional network:
Trans-Québec 5 : Tour of the Gaspé peninsula
597 : Grande-Rivière to Anse-Pleureuse, via Murdochville
595: New Richmond to Saint-Paulin
599: Grand Ruisseau to Cap Gridley (Îles de la Madeleine)
- Accommodation accessible from the trail:
Gaspé: Numerous amenities all along the trails
Îles-de-la-Madeleine: Not available
- Snow conditions:
Gaspé: by the end of December until mid-April
Îles-de-la-Madeleine: by the end of December until mid-March
Gaspe: On the South Shore of the Saint-Lawrence river, East of Quebec City served mainly by Highway 132. Îles-de-la-Madeleine : The Îles-de-la-Madeleine archipelago is located in the heart of the Gulf of St-Lawrence, 215 kilometres from Gaspé. The islands form a crescent, stretching 65 km in a Southwest /Northeast orientation. The « Madelinots » live on Atlantic time, that is, one hour later than the rest of Quebec. Access by automobile is from Souris (Prince Edward Island) to Cap-aux-Meules, about a five hour ferry ride.
Principal cities of Gaspe: Mont-Joli – Matane – Amqui – Sainte-Anne-des-Monts – Rivière-au-Renard – Gaspé – Percé – Grande-Rivière – Chandler – Murdochville – Paspébiac – Bonaventure – New Richmond – Carleton
Principal cities of the Iles-de-la-Madeleine: Cap-aux-Meules – Havre Aubert – Grand-Ruisseau – L'Étang-du-Nord – Havre aux Maisons – Grosse-Île
- Percé Rock (Trans-Quebec trail 5)
- Mont-Saint-Pierre Cliffs (Trans-Quebec trail 5)
- Matane Wildlife Reserve (trail 595)
- Murdochville wind mills (trail 597)
- Watch the seals on the ice floes in February (Îles-de-la-Madeleine)
From the region:
- Bas-Saint-Laurent to the West (Trans-Quebec trail 5)
- Cote-Nord (Take the ferry at Matane)
- New-Brunswick (Trans-Quebec trails 5 and NB 22)
1020, boul. Jacques-Cartier, Mont-Joli (Qc) G5H 0B1
Phone : 418 775-2223
1 800 463-0323
Fax : 418 775-2234
128, Chemin Principal, Cap-Aux-Meules (Qc) G4T 1C5
Phone : 418 986-2245
Fax : 418 986-2327
RODEWAY INN GASPÉ
Phone: 418 368-2244
Toll Free: 1 800 463-4242
500 meters from the exit, the Rodeway Inn is located in downtown Gaspé with 96 rooms, a restaurant and resto-bar on site. Parking with surveillance camera, gas station nearby. Free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities and Choice Privileges and Aeroplan rewards program.
Single occ. $140.00/pers.
Double occ. $99.00/pers.
Triple occ. $85.00/pers.
Quadruple occ. $79.00/pers.
Package includes: One night, Table d’hôte supper, a breakfast and a surprise gift on arrival. (taxes extra).