9800 Boulevard Ste-Anne
Ste Anne de Beaupre, QC G0A 3C0
Phone: (418) 827-1570
Fax: (418) 827-1601
9800 Boulevard Ste-Anne, Ste Anne de Beaupre, QC, CA, G0A 3C0
- Phone: (418) 827-1570
- Fax: (418) 827-1601
Located in St-Joachim, about a half hour east of Quebec City, this magnificent gorge carries the Saint-Anne-du-Nord River towards Saint Lawrence. Hordes of visitors come to view the river from three bridges and numerous other observation sites. Key attractions include the Giants' Kettle whirlpool, a 70-metre waterfall and Cornelius Krieghoff's 1855 painting Sainte-Anne Falls, which offers an artist's rendering of the gorge before it was modified for running logs. Canyon Sainte-Anne is a great picnic spot and kids are sure to be enthralled by the rushing water.
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency offers a multitude of activities for the entire family. In the summer, walk across one of two suspension bridges or through miles of parkland trails before enjoying a gourmet meal at the Manoir Montmorency. Winter can be just as relaxing, though daredevils can take an ice climbing course on the frozen waterfall wall of ice and snow. The park is located just east of Quebec City along Avenue Royale. Admission to the park is free but parking is charged.
Club Mont Tourbillon is a beautiful resort located about 15 minutes from Quebec City in the Laurentian Mountains, near Lac Beauport. Known for its rolling 18-hole golf course, a delicious weekend brunch and exciting snow rafting in the winter, it also offers snowmobile rides and has 12 kilometers of meticulously track-set cross-country ski trails. The Club has several reception rooms and can accommodate up to 800 people. The club offers a number of activities with cross-country skiing and snow tubing. See their website for further information.
Baie de Beauport is one multi-faceted port. Various fast food joints catering to hungry mouths present themselves here. The food is absolutely delicious to say the least. Activities like fests and family picnics, not to forget camps and boating and career fairs too take place on a regular basis. The admission to the port is free but boating activities will cost you. Check the website for event details, timings and prices.
Roc Gyms is an adventure lovers heaven. This center provides one with a number of courses in mountaineering and climbing, such as indoor climbing, lead climbing, junior climbing, rock climbing, ice climbing and a many other technical courses. They also organize children's parties and day camps for kids.
Parc de la Pointe-aux-Lièvres is located at the area where the Saint Charles River meanders in La Cité-Limoilou neighborhood of Quebec City. When the temperatures fall, and this vast expanse turns into a velvet of whites, Parc de la Pointe-aux-Lièvres beckons to snow-lovers to indulge in wintertime fun. The park offers a 1.5-kilometer (0.9-mile) long trail for ice skating. Snow covered slopes provide great sledging experience. At night, the park is beautifully lit up with melodious music playing from the speakers; the lights and the beats create a tranquil ambience. The river and the park is maintained by the Société de la rivière Saint-Charles; check the website or contact the group for further information.