Take your pick: adrenaline packed or slow and contemplative?
Enjoy a Winter Day in one of the national parks, take a hike, ride a fat bike or sip a cup of freshly roasted coffee - just some of the activities in store for you this weekend!
This Saturday, the national parks are front and centre! SÉPAQ (the organization that runs them) are organising a « Winter Day », which allows visitors to enjoy a slew of activities, free of charge. Some examples include sampling a fat bike ride and geocaching (Mont Orford National Park), outdoor yoga and ice fishing (Yamaska National Park) and tubing and cross-country skiing (Mont Megantic) – all adding up to hours and hours of family fun!
Saturday, January 25 | National parks in the Eastern Townships | Free
One weekend in the month, visitors can walk their dog (provided they are on a leash) within Mont Ham Regional Park. This Friday (until Monday) dog-owners can take advantage of this initiative to enjoy taking a hike with their faithful companion, along the park’s picturesque trails. For other places to walk your pooch, take a look at the following article – Taking Doggy for a walk in the Eastern Townships.
Take a cue from our writer Yvan Martineau and explore the fat bike trails on Mont Oak. You can rent a fat bike with oversized tires from the National Cycling Centre in Bromont. For further information, click here.
Looking for a comforting cup of coffee, roasted right here in the region? Take a look at our article - 6 Townships Roasters to know - which outlines where to find local cafes with great coffee where you can also buy freshly roasted beans – just the thing to give you an energy boost on those busy weekday mornings!
The Jouets d’antan (Toys of Yesteryear) exhibition at the Beaulne Museum, ends this Sunday. It’s a fascinating collection, showcasing the playthings children enjoyed in days gone by. Your children might be surprised at how simple they seem, compared with today’s sophisticated, electronic toys!