Published on Jul 12, 2021

Hiking: discover the most beautiful trails in the Townships

Whether you're loooking for a casual walk in the woods or a bona fide ascent to the summit, you'll find a wide variety of challenging terrain to explore in the Eastern Townships. Lace up your boots, grab some trail mix and explore the great outdoors! And for those who hikes with their dog, there are over 60 dog-friendly hikes to enjoy in our region.

Summer Hiking

Nadia Fredette, managing director of Les Sentiers de l’Estrie, suggests a few very special hiking trails for this summer.

Three walking trails to discover this summer

Three walking trails to discover this summer

4 suggestions for less traveled trails

Long treks in the Townships

Essential Hiking Tips

Randos en famille - Sentiers de l'Estrie

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To conquer two summits of more than 1,100 m in one day, this was the challenge Sime Diotte gave myself as he ventured to hike up Mount Gosford. It meant walking 18 km on a trail with an ascending elevation of 1,100 m!
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Discovering the Réserve naturelle des montagnes vertes

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The Prettiest Little Mountain of Québec

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At about 40 km north of Sherbrooke, you’ll find a very particular mountain: Mount Ham. Its summit, at an altitude of 730 feet, is far from being among the highest of Québec. However, because it's very exposed, somewhat like the high peaks we find in the Rockies, it gives hikers the impression they’re on the top of the world!
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Here’s an overview of the hiking-camping experience that even the rain couldn’t ruin!
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