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Boucle du sommet - Mont Gosford

Forêt habitée du mont Gosford

This loop enables you to climb southern Quebec’s highest peak (1193 m). It follows the Arnold River, crosses through a mature, untapped sugar bush, and reaches the barren summit in steep inclines. From the observation tower, you’ll have a panoramic 360-degree view towards the mountains in the northeastern United States. The trail then descends via the Du col (#8) trail and returns to the reception centre via the Ruisseau Morin (#6) trail. Possibility to lunch and warm up half way at the Rose-Délima pavilion (at km 6) or to make a stop at the three-sided shelter of the ruisseau du Cap (at km 8).

Departure

Accueil ZEC Louise-Gosford

901, rang Tout-de-Joie, St-Augustin-de-Woburn

Technical specifications

Length : 17.4 km

Time : 6h

Loop

Altitude : 1193 m

Drop : 600 m

Difficulty : Difficult

  • Spring, summer, fall
  • Closed in hunting season
  • Winter Walk

  • Snowshoeing
  • Accessible in sport stroller
  • Accessible by wheelchair
  • In the mountain (with top)
  • In the forest, little rough
  • Urban
  • Interpretation of nature
  • Dogs permitted
Number of camping platforms on this trail
  • 4
Number of campsites on this trail
  • 4
Number of shelters on this trail
  • 1
Rates for Forêt habitée du mont Gosford
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