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hiking near montreal

With fall in full force, Quebec's landscapes are still casting gorgeous hues of red, orange and gold across the province and there's really no better time to explore Quebec's natural wonders than to embark on a hike and catch the autumn magic up close.

For those who are eager to catch the fall foliage in Quebec, the province is home to many must-see spots and one hiking destination, in particular, offers views overlooking the remarkable rich fall shades and a quaint small town.

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Thanks to the recent snowfall in Quebec, it looks like a winter wonderland out there. So, before another snow storm hits us, perhaps you might want to enjoy a little road trip and/or a hike out of Montreal to absorb the snowy nature views.

There's no reason why you can't enjoy a nice time outdoors right now, especially if you chose the right destination (and outfit).

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Quebec has plenty of options for summer and fall views, but it's in the winter that the province's national parks really shine (literally, don't go snowblind). From the Montreal classics to far-off road trip goals, this list has a wintry walking activity for everyone.

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Life can be hectic. Sometimes you just need to get away from the city to find a little peace of mind — and there's no better place to do so than on one of the many gorgeous hiking trails near Montreal.

All the spots on this list are within a two-hour drive from the city, so you don't have to go far to fully immerse yourself in nature!

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With spring just around the corner, and the weather looking up, now is the perfect time to explore this beautiful province. While there are countless things to do in Montreal, you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city at this stunning Quebec park, which offers an array of hiking trails, and a gorgeous 60-foot waterfall.

The Chute-à-Bull regional park is located in Saint-Côme, Quebec, only an hour and a half from Montreal, and is the ideal spot for a much-needed outdoor adventure.

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The opinions expressed in this article are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media.

La Belle Province is blessed to get to experience the four seasons, although winter often feels never-ending. But, that's why we do outdoor activities during this time, to try and remind ourselves that the cold season doesn't suck entirely.

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While it's easy for us all to just want to hibernate in our beds and binge-watch Netflix until winter is over, a little fresh air always does one a world of good. And this Quebec hike with a sublime landscape is an ideal spot to explore during the cold season.

Located in Saint-Fulgence in the Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean region, Parc national des Monts-Valin feels like you're inside a snow globe once it's filled up with fluffy white snowflakes everywhere.

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After a short three-hour road trip from Montreal, you can hike to this massive rock in Ontario, which leads to a most breathtaking fall scenery with a mix of seasonal colours and water views that take shape before your eyes.

At the Rock Dunder Nature Reserve in the Rideau Waterway Land Trust, you can access one of the highest points in the region. At 275 feet above sea level, it's an incredible spot to admire Morton Bay from high above.

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Tell me, is there really anything better than a summer road trip? Between discovering exciting places, driving with the windows down and the music cranked, and trying new things, road trips are without a doubt where we make some of the best summer memories.

But sometimes, we don't always have a full weekend to devote to our getaways. That's where day trips come in - easy, relatively cheap, and a ton of fun if you're willing to get out of your comfort zone. So put in that little bit of extra effort, wake up early, and head out to make new memories in these 7 amazing places. I promise, you won't regret it.

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