As the fresh, fall air begins to fill our lungs, it's as if everyone in Montreal is looking for an excuse to take in the natural beauty that's found throughout our province. If you travel just a little under five hours from Montreal, you can become one with the clouds at Parc national des Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie.\nSome seriously scenic views can be found in the Charlevoix-Est Regional county in Quebec.\nEditor's Choice: Ardene Is Having A Huge Warehouse Sale In Montreal & Everything Is $5 Or Less (VIDEO)\nAnd one of the prettiest places is hands down Parc national des Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie, which was named after a "series of valleys cut deep into a range of high mountains."\nThe steep slopes, beautiful natural surroundings, and the unusual course of Rivière Malbaie make this a must-visit site for anyone who's hoping to reconnect with nature in the near future.\nAt this national park, you can hike one of the most breathtaking trails in the province: the Acropole des Draveurs.\nHowever, you should be warned, it's not an easy trail.\nIt will be physically demanding, so go prepared to put in the work and, of course, wear some proper shoes.\nThe steep slopes are what make it more difficult than other trails, but believe me, the strenuous work is well worth it when you reach the top as the exceptional view will leave you in awe.\nThe summit's a must for hiking lovers looking to explore Quebec.\nView this post on Instagram It was worth it. . . Swipe to see the terrain. All rocks, not the typical path that are usually all up to ease hikes. . . #theclimb #hiking #theview #thepace #hikingadventures #hikinglifestyle #challenging #quebec #beautifuldestinations #beautifulexperience A post shared by Flex It Up (@flex_it_up) on Aug 21, 2020 at 5:52pm PDT\nFinishing at an altitude of 1048 metres, it offers striking views of the Malbaie River and the county of Charlevoix.\nView this post on Instagram Sommet 1 #acropoledesdraveurs #defides5sommets A post shared by Gaël Bonnand (@gbonnand) on Aug 21, 2020 at 4:13pm PDT\nAnd, as you'll be so high that you'll feel as though you can touch the clouds above you, which, naturally, makes for a pretty sick photo opt.\nIf you're seeking a physical challenge with a breathtaking reward, this hike is a must.\nView this post on Instagram Another day another hike ⛰ gros coup de cœur pour l’Acropole A post shared by Amandine (@amandineferland) on Aug 7, 2020 at 2:09pm PDT\nAnd, as a bonus, there are a ton of charming hotels and delicious restaurants to check out when you're in the area, meaning you can turn your hike into a full on weekend escape.\nThe Acropole des Draveurs\nWhen: Before the snow hits!\nAddress: 500, rue Principale, Saint-Aimé-des-Lacs, QC; Parc national des Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie\nWhy You Need To Go: To become one with the clouds after a rewarding hike.\n View this post on Instagram L’accomplissement du week-end c’était de faire la randonnée de l’#AcropoleDesDraveurs au parc national des Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie. 1️⃣0️⃣4️⃣8️⃣M d’altitude ✨ Des mois que j’en rêvais, même si l’effort me faisait un peu peur. La montée était hard surtout avec la chaleur (32c 🥵) j’avais du mal à respirer, j'étais vite essoufflée. On a mis 3h pour y arriver et 2h pour descendre (surtout à cause de moi qui était deux de tens’ de peur que mon genou lâche). Mais quelle satisfaction et quelle vue MALADE! Tout en haut des montagnes 🏔 #Sepaq #MonCharlevoix #Malbaie #Hike A post shared by Marine | MTL Blogger (@offtomontreal) on Jul 29, 2019 at 9:32am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nNOW WATCH This Charming Ontario Town Near Montreal Feels Like You've Set Foot In England\n\n\n\nBefore you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.