Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook

Park and Recreational Centre

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This 50-m deep gorge can be observed from atop of the longest suspended footbridge in North America (169 m). It is surrounded by over 20 km of trails. Along one of the trails, admire a replica of a large circular barn typical of the Eastern Townships and a covered bridge. Admire a panoramic view of the Appalachian Mountains from the two observation towers. Various activities are offered year-round such as Foresta Lumina, a night-illuminated path.

Activities and services

Services

  • Tourist signs

Access for people with restricted physical ability

  • Tourist and leisure companion

Schedule

  • Seasonal
  • Schedule  May to November and December to March.
  • Detailed schedule  May to June 24: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; June 24 - Labour Day: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Labour Day - Nov.: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Rates

  • Entrance  with fee
  • Detailed rates  Variable according to activities.
  • Group rates available

Awards and mentions

  • Awards and/or Mentions  1st tourist wonder of the Eastern Townships. 2014 winner of Prix Coup d'Éclat by SATQ.

Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing


Snowshoeing at Parc de la Gorge provides a real sense of freedom. The 23 km trails connect into 5 loops giving families the opportunity to practice or learn this sport. Visitors will discover the beauty of nature and the diversity of wildlife in the winter. A new 3.5 km trail will allow visitors to conquer the Coaticook Gorge! Snowshoe and crampon rental for adults and children.


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Features

  • Total length Snowshoeing Trails (km)  23
  • Number of Snowshoeing Trails  5
  • Number of easy trails (Snowshoeing)  1
  • Number of intermediate trails (Snowshoeing)  2
  • Number of difficult trails (Snowshoeing)  2
  • Loop
  • Marked
  • Dogs permitted on leash
  • Departure  400, rue Saint-Marc
  • Arrival  400, rue Saint-Marc

Services

  • Equipment rental (snowshoe)
  • Crampon rental
  • Heated relay station
  • Restaurant
  • Gift shop
  • Access to drinking water
  • Washrooms
  • Washrooms with changing tables
  • Accessible telephone
  • Reception and information staff
  • Trail patrol
  • First aid
  • Parking
  • Downloadable trail map (URL address)   PDF
  • Trail maps available onsite

Accommodations

  • Cabins
  • Number of cabins  2

Schedule

  • Detailed schedule  Monday to Friday : 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Rates

  • Entrance
  • Payment options  Cash, Visa, Master Card, Interac
  • Detailed rates  Adult: $4. Child: $3.50. Taxes included.

Hiking networks


Crossing the Coaticook gorge at a height of 50 metres, the suspended bridge is the major attraction at Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook. Along the three loops that vary between 3 and 10 km, you’ll come across two observation towers, a cave, a dam, a working hydro-electric plant, waterfalls, a round barn, a flower garden, not to mention the majestic Coaticook River gorge. Take advantage of its amazing landscapes to enjoy a picnic with your family, take a romantic stroll, or share unforgettable moments with friends. Ask about our trail activities!



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Features

  • Number of trails  3
  • Total length (km)  20
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Difficulty level: Intermediate
  • Difficulty level: Difficult
  • Arrival  Entrance of the Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook, 135 Michaud Street.
  • Departure  Entrance of the Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook, 135 Michaud Street.
  • Loop
  • Marked
  • Characteristics  In the heart of the Coaticook river valley. The world’s longest suspended footbridge in North America. Historical paths.

Services

  • Picnic areas
  • Dogs permitted on leash
  • Hiking equipment rental
  • Restaurant on site
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cycling
  • Access to drinking water
  • Parking
  • Gift shop
  • Accessible telephone
  • Washrooms
  • Washrooms with changing tables
  • Children's play area
  • Reception and information staff
  • Trail patrol
  • First aid
  • Downloadable trail map (URL address)  Trail map
  • Trail maps available onsite

Accommodations

  • Campsites
  • Number of campsites  176
  • Cabins
  • Number of cabins  2

Schedule

  • Seasonal
  • Schedule  May to November
  • Detailed schedule  May to June 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 24 to Labour Day, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Labour Day to beginning of November, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Rates

  • Entrance  with fee
  • Detailed rates  Adult: $7.50. Child: $4.50
  • Payment options  Visa, Mastercard, debit card, cash

Horseback Riding


The Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook offers educational horseback riding excursions of 1 hr. 30 minutes or two hours in the heart of the park. Take a ride around the mountain, through the woods and across the fields. Enjoy a horseback ride in the mountain and see our white-tailed deer or at sunset and appreciate the beautiful scenery of the region. Come and enjoy an extraordinary horseback riding experience.


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Activities

  • Description  Horseback riding for 1 1/2 or 2 1/2 h, including mandatory training before riding.
  • Winter riding  no
  • Summer riding
  • Sleigh ride
  • Summer camp

Services

  • Restaurant on site
  • Lodging on site

Access for people with restricted physical ability

  • Tourist and leisure companion

Schedule

  • Seasonal
  • Schedule  May to October.
  • Detailed schedule  Horseback riding at fixed times: May 16 to June 19, Saturday and Sunday. June 20 to August 23, daily. August 24 to October 11, Saturday and Sunday.

Membership in a network

  • Certified Aventure Écotourisme Québec

Awards and mentions

  • Awards and/or Mentions  Aventure Écotourisme Québec

Mountain biking


Mountain bike enthusiasts, come enjoy the Parc de la Gorge with its 20.5 km of trails for all levels of difficulty. From beginner, intermediate and expert levels, climbs and descents offer several challenges. Recognized by mountain bikers, discover three loops of pure pleasure with panoramic views that will take your breath away. Bike rental available.


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Services

  • Bike rental

Schedule

  • Seasonal
  • Schedule  May to November.
  • Detailed schedule  May to June 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 24 to Labour Day, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Labour Day to beginning of November, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tube Sliding


Wonderful location to spend time with the family. Two slopes with lifts, snowshoeing and skating. Open during winter, weekends and holidays. Sliding by reservation on week days.


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Activities

  • Description  Two 150-foot snow tubing runs with a lift.

Rates

  • Detailed rates  Adulte: $9. Child: $6.50. Taxes included.

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