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You Can Actually Go Swimming In This Crystal-Clear Quebec River This Summer (PHOTOS)

You can see all the way to the bottom!
Senior Editor

Sorry to change your plans, but you'll have to add yet another stop along your Gaspésie road trip this summer: Cime Aventures and the Rivière Bonaventure.

Most of the crystal-clear river is once again open to swimming this year, and the campground and activities centre is offering kayak, canoe and stand-up paddleboard rentals for visitors to explore the waterway.

Before 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.

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A Cime Aventures spokesperson told MTL Blog that parts of the river are closed in 2021 in order to preserve salmon habitats. Visitors are asked to respect signage indicating the locations where swimming is no longer allowed.

The campground also asks swimmers to opt for environmentally friendly sunscreen and insect repellent to avoid contaminating the waters. The use of soap is also not allowed in the river.

Get the details below.

Cime Aventures At Quebec's Rivière Bonaventure

Price: Cime Aventures offers multiple packages of varying prices.

Address: 200, chemin Athanase Arsenault, Bonaventure, QC

Why You Need To Go: To submerge yourself in cool, clear water.

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