02 – Bas St-Laurent

General Information:

Located on southern shore of the Saint-Lawrence River, the Lower Saint-Lawrence region is essentially a portion of the Appalachian ridge. Exceptional vistas are to be discovered in the backcountry along trails carved through mixed forest.

Practical Information:

  • Regional network:
    14 clubs (1 777 Km of trails)
  • Main trails:
    5 at Saint-Onésime (West) and at Saint-Gabriel (East)
    85 at Rivière-du-Loup (North) and at the New Brunswick border (South)
    35 from Tourville (West) to Rimouski (East)
  • Lodging accessible from trails:
    Approximately 1,650 rooms
  • Snowfall (estimated):
    From mid-December to early April

Location:

East of Quebec City, on the southern shore of the Saint-Lawrence River, bordering New Brunswick and the state of Maine. Served mainly by Autoroute 20 from Montréal and Québec, highways 132 and 185 from New Brunswick. It is possible to access the trail system from different points in close proximity to these roadways.

Main towns : Rimouski - Rivière-du-Loup – Trois-Pistoles – La Pocatière – Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac

Attractions:

  • The Parc de la Croix in Rivière-du-Loup (via trail 85)
  • Mountain snowmobile acceleration at Mont Biencourt (via trail 35)
  • the Saint-Fabien lookout (via trail 518)
  • Témiscouata lake (trail 85)
  • Observation of deer at Pohénégamook (via trail 35) and at Trinité-des-Monts (trail 548)

From the region:

  • Chaudière-Appalaches to the west (trails 5 and 35)
  • Gaspésie to the east (trails 5 and 578)
  • New Brunswick (trail 85)
  • State of Maine to the south (trail 561)

Links:

148, rue Fraser, Rivière-du-Loup (Qc)
G5R 1C8
Phone : 418 867-3015 / 1 800 563-5268
Fax : 418 867-3245

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/motoneigebsl

Secure hotels

AUBERGE FORTERESSE DE LA RIVE, Pohénégamook

1 877 661-1700
418 859-2884

MOTEL LE POCATOIS, La Pocatière

1 877 856-1688
418 856-1688

MOTEL ROYAL, Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac

1 888 854-2307
418 854-2307

PARC DU MONT-CITADELLE, Saint-Honoré de Témiscouata

1 855 597-2011
418 497-2011

DOMAINE LAC ST-MATHIEU, Saint-Mathieu-de-Rioux

1 800 562-2482