Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook

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 (snowshoeing, skating, snow biking, Yukigassen, etc.). Campground, mini farm, mountain biking and Foresta Lumina, night-illuminated path.

Services

  • Free access to Wi-Fi
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • 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 22: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; June 23 - Labour Day: 9 a.m. – 6 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  2016 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence. 2015 Thea Award "International interactive attraction - limited budget". 2015 Codaworx award. 2015 Canadian Tourism Awards - finalist. 2015 Numix awards - Grand prix.

Activities

Snowshoeing at Parc de la Gorge provides a real sense of freedom. The 21 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.

Features

  • Total length Snowshoeing Trails (km)  21
  • Number of easy trails (Snowshoeing)  1
  • Number of Snowshoeing Trails  5
  • Number of difficult trails (Snowshoeing)  2
  • Number of intermediate trails (Snowshoeing)  2
  • Arrival  400, rue Saint-Marc
  • Marked
  • Loop
  • Dogs permitted on leash
  • Departure  400, rue Saint-Marc

Services

  • Free access to Wi-Fi
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Gift shop
  • Downloadable trail map (URL address)  http://gorgedecoaticook.qc.ca/website/pg/files/raquettevelo_seul_hiver1516.pdf
  • Trail maps available onsite
  • Crampon rental
  • Equipment rental (snowshoe)
  • Trail patrol
  • Reception and information staff
  • Access to drinking water
  • First aid
  • Heated relay station
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Washrooms with changing tables
  • Washrooms
  • Accessible telephone

Accommodations

  • Number of winter campsites  5
  • Number of cabins  2
  • Winter campsites
  • Cabins

Schedule

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

Rates

  • Entrance  with fee
  • Detailed rates  Adult: $4. Child: $3.50. Taxes included.

Also available

Camping Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook

Camping Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook (Accommodations / Campgrounds)

Wooded, calm and enchanting. The Parc de la Gorge campground is the ideal place for your stay in the Coaticook area. Outdoor pool, hiking, small farm, mountain biking, night illuminated...

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