Do you want to escape into nature for a beautiful hike? Here are the ones we prefer and recommend:
Do you have a dog and you don’t want to leave it behind? Mont-Wright accepts dogs as long as they are on a leash! Located in Stoneham, just 20 minutes from the downtown, it is the perfect place for a hike to explore nature with its various trails allowing for up to 10 km of hiking. Not only is access free, but the view at the top is magnificent.
2. Vallée du Bras du Nord
The Vallée du Bras du Nord is one of the largest hiking centers in Quebec. The diversity of the trails makes it possible to welcome hikers of all levels. Dogs are accepted as long as they are on a leash at all times.
Daily tickets are $ 7.39 for adults and $ 4.35 for children.
3. Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier
This national park has over a hundred kilometers of hiking trails all leading to spectacular scenery. If you want to bring your dog, make sure it is allowed in the trails you want to take. Some hikes allow dogs on a leash while others do not. Daily admission is $ 8.90 for adults and free for children. Our favorite is the Les Loups trail.
This ski mountain turns into the perfect summer spot for hiking. It offers you 6 trails that altogether make approximately 42 km of beautiful trails from beginners to experts. The ascent is worth it, because at the top, the view on the river is magnificent. Our favorite trail is the Sentier des Pionniers, a hike for intermediates in the heart of the forest. The hike is free if you do not use the parking lot or the ski lift. In addition, dogs are allowed on a leash.