10 HIKES TO ADMIRE THE FALL COLORS IN QUÉBEC

Are you looking for places to hike to admire the fall foliage this year? It only lasts a few weeks! What better way to experience it all than to go on a beautiful autumn hike? Here are the top 10 HIKES TO ADMIRE THE FALL COLORS IN QUÉBEC THIS YEAR.

Disclaimer: Please be respectful of nature and always follow the Leave No Trace Principles (you’ll find these principles here) when heading out into the wilderness. 

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10. MONT-SAINT-HILAIRE

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Mont-Saint-Hilaire is located in the Montérégie region in Québec. This beautiful park is located just minutes from Montréal! The trail map can be found on their website. In addition, you can also purchase your passes directly from their website.

Website: https://gault.mcgill.ca/


9. GATINEAU PARK

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The Gatineau Park is located in the Outaouais region minutes away from Ottawa! You can admire the beautiful colors while hiking or biking in the park this fall.

Website: https://ncc-ccn.gc.ca/places/gatineau-park


8. MONT-ORFORD NATIONAL PARK

The Mont Orford National Park offers spectacular views! This national park is located in the Eastern Townships. Furthermore, this park also has dog-friendly trails. Check out their website below for additional information!

Website: https://www.sepaq.com/pq/mor/


7. PARC RÉGIONAL MASSIF-DU-SUD

The Parc Régional du Massif du Sud is a stunning park located in the Chaudière-Appalaches region in Québec. This park offers a range of activities such as camping, hiking, mountain biking, and much more. In addition, they also offer a range of accommodations such as cabins, yurts, and much more.

You can book your reservation directly on their website.

Website: https://massifdusud.com/


6. MONT-RIGAUD

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Mont Rigaud is a ski hill located in the Montérégie region. This steep but short hike will allow you to view the fall foliage from up on the top of the hill! Furthermore, you can bring your dog with you as long as you keep them on a leash! Mont Rigaud is dog-friendly.

Website: http://ski.montrigaud.com/


5. MONT-SAINTE-ANNE

Mont Saint-Anne is a ski hill located just minutes from Québec City! Mont Saint-Anne offers incredible views from the top! This hike is a definite must-do if you’re in the area.

Website: https://mont-sainte-anne.com/


4. PARC NATIONAL DE LA JACQUES-CARTIER

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The Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier is also located minutes from Québec City! Hike any trail to admire the impressive autumn colors this fall season.

Website: https://www.sepaq.com/pq/jac/


3. PARC RÉGIONAL DES APPALACHES

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The Parc Régional des Appalaches is located in the Chaudière-Appalaches region. This spectacular park is perfect for the entire family! Furthermore, the Parc des Appalaches welcomes dogs everywhere! This includes their hiking trails, campsites, as well as their accommodations.

Website: https://www.parcappalaches.com/


2. MONT-SAINT-PIERRE

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Mont Saint-Pierre offers incredible views of the Gulf of St-Lawrence. This beautiful mountain is located in the Gaspésie region in the village of Mont Saint-Pierre.

Website: https://montsaintpierre.ca/


1. MONT-MÉGANTIC NATIONAL PARK

The Mont-Mégantic national park is located in the Eastern Townships region. This large park is divided into two sectors. During the fall foliage, the leaves turn bright shades of red, orange, and yellow. The Mont-Mégantic national park is on top of our list!

For all additional information please visit their website below.

Website: https://www.sepaq.com/pq/mme/

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10 HIKES TO ADMIRE THE FALL COLORS IN QUÉBEC


To conclude, there are so many incredible places to admire the fall colors in our province! These are just 10 to name a few! I hope this helps you plan out your fall hikes! Don’t forget that the colors only last a few weeks!

Where are you hiking this fall?


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