Parc d'environnement naturel de Sutton

Between its four summits, lakes and streams, the Parc d'environnement naturel de Sutton offers a 52 km network of marked trails forming loops ranging from two hours to two days. Whether on foot, snowshoes or crampons, these trails are accessible year-round. Chalet, shelters and panoramic campsite at the top of the Mount Sutton slopes. Suggestions for hiking loops: Spruce Lake - 3 km, Dos d'Orignal - 7.3 km, Round Top (Alt 968) - 5.6 km, Mowhak Lake - 9.5 km. Circuit des Sommets - 13.8 km. Dogs are non-accepted in the Round-Top and Navel areas (Green Mountain Reserve), but are accepted on a leash anywhere else. Take a look at the activities calendar.

Features

  • Departure  900, chemin Réal or Altitude 520
  • Arrival  900, chemin Réal or Altitude 520
  • Marked
  • Loop
  • Number of trails  5
  • Total length (km)  52
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Difficulty level: Intermediate
  • Difficulty level: Difficult
  • Characteristics  Four summits and 2 lakes to discover. Guided tours for groups or school groups available. Leashed dogs are permitted on the trails except at the Réserve naturelle des Montagnes-Vertes.

Services

  • Picnic areas
  • Other services  Guided tours and interpretation of naturel environments.
  • Downloadable trail map (URL address)  www.parcsutton.com
  • Trail maps available onsite
  • Dogs permitted on leash
  • Trail patrol
  • Reception and information staff
  • Access to drinking water
  • First aid
  • Snowshoeing
  • Parking
  • Accessible telephone
  • Washrooms

Accommodations

  • Number of cabins  1
  • Number of campsites  11
  • Cabins
  • Campsites

Schedule

  • Open year-round
  • Exceptions to the regular schedule  Closed during the snowmelt season (late April to mid-May).
  • Detailed schedule  Spring : 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. week-ends. Summer/Fall : 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Winter : 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Closed during hunting season  no

Rates

  • Entrance  with fee
  • Detailed rates  www.parcsutton.com
  • Payment options  Cash, cheque, paypal

Hiking trails

Activities

With its 48 km of trails accessible to snowshoeing and winter hiking, its 4 summits and 2 lakes, Parc Sutton allows you to discover fantastic scenic views. Hiking suggestions from departure at 900, Réal Road: Dos de l'Orignal, an 7.3 km loop; Spruce Lake, a 3 km loop; Round Top Summit (968 alt.) with a break for dinner at Altitude 840 (6.5 km) and Lake Mowhak, a 9.5 km. Dogs not allowed in the Round Top and Nombril sectors (Green Mountains Natural Reserve), allowed on leash elsewhere at all times.

Features

  • Total length Snowshoeing Trails (km)  48
  • Number of easy trails (Snowshoeing)  3
  • Number of Snowshoeing Trails  10
  • Number of difficult trails (Snowshoeing)  3
  • Number of intermediate trails (Snowshoeing)  4
  • Marked
  • Loop
  • Dogs permitted on leash

Services

  • Downloadable trail map (URL address)  www.parcsutton.com
  • Trail maps available onsite
  • Crampon rental
  • Reception and information staff
  • Heated relay station
  • Parking
  • Washrooms
  • Accessible telephone

Schedule

  • Detailed schedule  Daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rates

  • Detailed rates  Adult: $6. Student: $4.50. Child: $3. Family: $15. Group rate available.

Awards and mentions

  • Awards and/or Mentions  Guide du Petit Futé

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