The most beautiful hikes near Quebec City

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During summer, it’s time to get outside and enjoy nature! So why not try the best hikes near Quebec city?

Here’s a list of hikes you must do in Quebec this summer. Bring your hiking shoes, a cap to protect yourself from the sun, and don't forget to pack healthy snacks and a Maple 3 water in your bag. That's it, you’re ready to go! 

 

Girl hiking in the woods with her plant-based Maple 3 water in her backpack.

 

Jacques-Cartier National Park

The Wolves Trail 

This hike, only 45min from Quebec city, has an amazing panoramic view where you can see the beautiful Jacques-Cartier river. 


Trail length: 5km or 11km 

Elevation: 447 m

Difficulty: Moderate and easy 



Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie National Park

Acropole des Draveurs 

This hike is a hard one, but when you get on top, the view is absolutely breathtaking! 


Trail length: around 10km 

Elevation: 991 m

Difficulty: Hard



Mont-Sainte-Anne 

Le sentier des Pionniers 

A short hike that leads to a beautiful view on the St. Lawrence River and the Orleans Island. 


Trail length: 5.5 km 

Elevation: 554m 

Difficulty: Moderate

 

 

Fjord-du-Saguenay National Park 

De la Statue Hike 

One of the most popular hikes in this park. Throughout this trail you will have multiple beautiful viewpoints! 


Trail length: 7.6 km 

Elevation: 472 m

Difficulty: Intermediate to difficult

 

 

Vallée-Bras-du-Nord

Bras-du-Nord Trail 

A beautiful trail, where you can gaze at the scenery and walk along the river. The trail leads to the Chute Delaney and other nice viewpoints.  


Trail length: 12.9 km 

Elevation: 386 m

Difficulty: Moderate



Grand-jardins National Park

Lac-des-Cygnes Mount



On top, you get a spectacular 350° view of the Lac-des-Cygnes and the mountains around! 


Trail length: 9.2 km 

Elevation: 439 m

Difficulty: Moderate


Charlevoix

Sentier Des Caps 

This trail offers different hikes from 5km to 30km that are easy to hard. It is a beautiful trail along the St. Lawrence River with different viewpoints and waterfalls. 


Trail length: 5.7 km 

Elevation: 140 m

Difficulty: Easy


Don’t forget to drink water during your hike! Did you know that our maple water is the best way to stay hydrated during physical activity? Full of electrolytes and minerals, it will keep you energized during your hike.

 

Girl putting her sparkling Maple 3 water in her backpack during a hike.