Quebec sure is known for having some pretty scenic locations. Some are hidden gems and others are spectacular hiking trails that will transport you into a whole new world. It's pretty difficult to say which hiking trails are more beautiful than the other, but to help you make a decision for your next hiking trip, I suggest checking the paths below!
Not only can you pick a trail based on beauty, but also on length whether you are a beginner or expert! These hiking trails are surrounded by rivers, forests, lakes, suspension bridges, and even the ocean. So, find the one that suits your needs best and wait until you see the majestic trails that lie below.
13. île Nue de Mingan - Mingan Archipelago National Park, QC
Length: 8.3 km (loop around the island) // 3.5 hours
Hike around the beautiful “barrens” of the île Nue de Mingan! This tundra-style landscape offers fabulous views as you hike your worries away.
12. Montomrency Falls - Quebec City
Length: 2-3 hours
Montomrency Falls issituated in Quebec City, and about a two hour drive out of Montreal. You can hike, bike, chill, walk, and go over a super cool suspension bridge in the park.
11. Deux-Criques Trail - La Mauricie National Park, QC
Length: 17 km (loop) // 7-8 hours
This hike deserves to be started early in the morning since it tends to be on the longer side. I promise that the views make it 100% worth it!
10. Le Mont-Mégantic - Mont-Mégantic National Park, QC
Length: 4-7 hours
This 10 Km loop features some of the most gorgeous views at unbelievable heights that all hikers can appreciate.
9. Parc de la Gorge - Coaticook, QC
Length: 2 hours
Enjoy gorgeous views of the suspension bridge, boardwalks, and sections that open up to amazing views of the gorge.
8. Les Grandes-Vallées - Parc National du Mont-Tremblant, QC
Length: 2 hours
Hiking is a very popular activity on our territory. From a short walk to a more athletic hike, our vast network of trails will show you the real wilderness of the Laurentian Mountains. For backpackers, the network has over 82 km of trails with 10 group huts that sleep from 2 to 18 people.
7. La Traverse - Park national d'Aiguebelle, QC
Length: 3 km //1.5 hour
Not only do you have the most scenic views, but you will also hike over the 22-meter high suspension bridge! Trust me, the nature in this park is absolutely supreme.
6. Vallée Bras du Nord - Saint Raymond, QC
Length: 80 km (total)
Bring all your friends to come and check out this superb hiking trail! Not only does it offer spectacular views, but it is also family friendly and located right here in Quebec.
5. Les Caps - Parc national Fjord du Saguenay, QC
Length: 18 km (round-trip) // 9 hours
Accessible year-round, has truly majestic views of Saguenay. You can hike the full circuit to Cap Eternite, or just take the first 10.2 km (four to five hours) to the Geant Lookout.
4. Le Grand Tour - Parc National du Bic, QC
Length: 3 hours
This rugged, highly diversified circuit leads to the foot of a cliff and along the beach, as well as through a forested area.
3. L'Acropole-des-Draveurs - Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie, QC
Length: 4 - 6 hours
This trail takes you into the forest and up to the first mountain peak, after which you’ll be plunged into an alpine environment featuring plant life and fabulous vistas of the Rivière Malbaie valley and surrounding mountains.
2. Mont du Lac-des-Cygnes Trail - Parc national des Grands-Jardins, QC
Length: 4 hours
This hike offers stunning panoramas and fabulous views of mountains and diverse vegetation.
1. Le Tour-du-Mont-Albert -Parc national de la Gaspésie, QC
Length: 6 to 8 hours
Hikers can commune with nature on a vast array of trails, sometimes on an easy path in a valley and other times on a stark peak where the park’s mountainous terrain is plain for all to see. Trails stretch from 1 km to 17 km in length, ranging from easy to very difficult.