6 Spectacular Quebec Hiking Trails That End With A Waterfall
Your next adventure begins here!
People around the world are obsessed with traveling, but the truth is that you don’t need to travel very far to have an adventure. At least not when you live in a place as vast as Quebec.
There’s so much to see and do in this province that it would be a shame to explore the rest of the world without first exploring our own back yard.
We were going to talk about hiking trails but then we figured, why would you want to take a regular old boring hike when you can hike up to a waterfall instead?
Here are 6 Quebec trails that end with a waterfall.
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This is easily one of Quebec's most beautiful sites. There is a huge 2.5 km ecological trails that follows the gorge in which the river flows. This trails forks to lead you to two different observation decks.
These falls are said to be the most impressive falls to see up close in Quebec. Not because it's the biggest one (only stands at 63m high) There is a 1 km long hiking trail that leads you to the foot of the falls, as well as observation areas. rest areas and picnic zones.
Several walking paths and forests to explore nearby. And yes, in case you were wondering, there is a suspended foot bridge. And since simply looking at the falls isn't excitement enough, there is a gaming area nearby so you can play a quick game of pétanque. Animals are permitted as long as they are on a leash.
If you're looking for a nice refreshing getaway then look no further. Mauricie National Park features the Cascades trail, it's a 2 km long pathways that leads you all the way up to the waterfall. And this is one of the few you can actually swim in. There's even a beach and picnic area close-by. They also offer boat rentals.
One of the more memorable waterfalls in Quebec. Standing at 84m tall and 46m wide it's the largest urban waterfall after Niagara Falls! There are plenty of hikes that lead up to the fall, or you can also take the cable car if you're feeling lazy. There are also walkways that lead to a 2nd smaller fall nearby
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An enjoyable waterfall experience for the whole family. This fall features a 74m drop nestled deep inside Canyon Sainte-Anne. There are several well-developed trails that allow to view the falls from many different angles. You can access the other side using a 60m high suspension bridge that crosses over the top of the falls.
Just a few minutes from Quebec city sits the Chutes-de-la-Chaudière. You can bike or hike through the surrounding trails. In fact there are over 4.5 km of trails. This fall also has a suspended foot bridge that sits on top of the falls to give the most spectacular view possible.