Hiking

Parc du Massif du Sud

Saint-Philémon • Bellechasse
Admire the beautiful view at the Crête des grives summit
Parc régional du Massif du Sud - crédits photo S. Allard - TCA
Parc régional du Massif du Sud - crédits photo S. Allard - TCA
Parc régional du Massif du Sud - crédits photo S. Allard - TCA
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Parc régional du Massif du Sud - crédits photo S. Allard - TCA
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Randonnée avec son chien au Parc régional du Massif du Sud
Saut lors d'une randonnée d'amis au Parc régional du Massif du Sud
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Parc du Massif du Sud

Contact details

300, route du Massif-de-Sud
Saint-Philémon Québec, G0R 4A0
List of itineraries

418 469-2228 #101

info@massifdusud.com

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Description

Our crushes (5)

  • Family fitness trail

    Take on the 12 challenges of our exciting fitness trail!

  • Wild camping

    66 well-spaced campsites located in forested areas.

  • Wonderful autumn colors!

    Come enjoy this annual dazzling display of forest colors.

  • Swim in crystal clear rivers

    During summer, cool down in our crystal clear river basins.

  • Glamping in blissful quietness

    Fully-equipped boreal tents, PODs, yurts & wood cabins.

In a few words

Parc du Massif du Sud is opened year-round and offerts 71 km of safe hiking trails, 47 km of mountain and gravel bike trails, 29 km of cross-country skiing trails, 40 km of snowshoeing trails, along with 3 sectors for Hok skiing and 2 areas dedicated to backcountry skiing.

If you choose to stay for a few days, the park also rents campsites, shelters, boreal tents, wood cabins and a yurt. The entertaining fitness trail features several challenges, including a rope bridge and a castle-labyrinth. Also offered on the premises: guided tours, nature interpretation activities and geocaching.

Leashed dogs are allowed.

Certifications et distinctions

  • Bienvenue cyclistes !™
  • Aventure Écotourisme
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2015
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2016
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2017
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2018
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2019
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2019
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2019
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2020

Schedule and prices

Schedule

Open 7 days a week from mid-May to the end of October and from mid-December to mid-April.

The parc is closed during certain periods to help the regeneration of our trails.

See our website for all the details : www.massifdusud.com

Prices

Summer access fees:

Adult : $9,00
Children (12 & under) : free
Children (12 to 17 years old) : 4,50$
Students (18 to 25 years old) and 65 years and older : 7,00$

Winter access fees:

Snowshoeing,
Adult : $9,00
Children (12 & under) : free
Children (12 to 17 years old) : 4,50$
Students (18 to 25 years old) and 65 years and older : 7,00$



Cross-country skiing and fat bike; ski Hok and backcountry skiing*
Adult : $12,00
Children (12 & under) : free
Children (12 to 17 years old) : 4,50$
Students (18 to 25 years old) and 65 years and older : 10,00$


* For backcountry skiing, you must purchase a FQME membership (available at the Welcome center): $10 per day or $32 per year.


Fees are subject to change. For more details, visit our website www.massifdusud.com.

Activities and Events (2)

Activités à venir

August 2023

  • August 12, 2023Perséides and outdoor concert

    On Saturday August 12, 2023, join us for an outdoor concert and a star gazing activity at Parc du Massif du Sud.

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  • August 26, 2023Trail Massif du Sud - 7th edition

    Challenge yourself with our trail event - Trail du Massif du Sud - for its 7th edition of Saturday August 26, 2023. 32 km, 22 km, 11 km, 6 km (running and walking) and 2 km for children are the challenges available.

    Détails

Articles (6)

Articles

Active Nature Introduction to the father-son long hike: mission accomplished!

Parc de la Gaspésie, Sentier des caps, Traversée de Charlevoix: there is no shortage of options for long hikes in the Belle Province! The only problem is when you want to do this hike with your 12 year old son without discouraging him, the options are quite limited. But recently, our research has finally enabled us to find the rare pearl in the Parc du Massif du Sud with the Parcours des Contrées de l'Est.

Active Nature Mountain biking ... in the mountains!

The Parc régional du Massif du Sud, located in the heart of the Appalachians, recently added mountain biking to an already well-stocked range of activities. On the menu: sometimes technical, sometimes rolling, but above all accessible trails. A trip that is worth the detour!

Sarah and Jonathan's Ski Hok fun experience

I've been talking to my boyfriend to try Ski Hok or ski-racquet for a while and we finally did it. I tell you about our experience on a beautiful Saturday in March at the Parc Régional du Massif du Sud.