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Matane Wildlife Reserve

 

Circuit # 1 = 2 days, 1 night

 
DAYS
 
STARTING PLACE ACCOMMODATION OR PLACE OF ARRIVAL
 KM
 
DAY 1
 
Poste John
Camping Ruisseau des Pitounes
 13.5
 
DAY 2
 
Camping Ruisseau des Pitounes
Road 1 (11.7 km from Poste John) via the path giving access to IAT along the Vallée du ruisseau des Pitounes 
   4.1
Total KM: 17.6 KM
 

Circuit 2 = 3 days, 2 nights

 
DAYS
 
STARTING PLACE
ACCOMMODATION OR PLACE OF ARRIVAL
 KM
 
DAY 1
 
Poste John
Camping Ruisseau des Pitounes
 13.5
 
DAY 2
 
Camping Ruisseau des Pitounes
Camping Lac Tombereau
 13.8
 
DAY 3
 
Camping Lac Tombereau
Road 1 (17.4 km away from the Poste John) via the path giving access to IAT along the river Duvuvier
   4.6
Total KM: 31.9 KM 

Circuit 3 = 4 days, 3 nights

 
JOURS
 
 STARTING PLACE
 ACCOMMODATION OR PLACE OF ARRIVAL
 KM
 
DAY 1
 
Poste John Camping ruisseau des Pitounes
 13.5
 
DAY 2
 
Camping ruisseau des Pitounes Camping Lac Tombereau
 13.8
 
DAY 3
 
Camping Lac Tombereau Camping Montagne à Valcourt
   9.0
 
DAY 4
 
Camping Montagne à Valcourt IAT junction with Road 1 at east of the dam of Lac Matane
   4.9
Total KM: 41.2 KM
  

Circuit 4 = 3 days, 2 night

 
DAYS
 
 STARTING PLACE
 ACCOMMODATION OR PLACE OF ARRIVAL
 KM
 
DAY 1
 
IAT junction with Road 1 at east of the dam of Lac Matane Camping lac du Gros Ruisseau
   7.5
 
DAY 2
 
Camping lac du Gros Ruisseau
 
Camping le Craggy
 
 10.0
 
 
DAY 3
 
 
Camping le Craggy
 
Road 1 (35.0 km away from home John) via the path leading access to the summit of Mont Blanc.
 10.3
 Total KM: 27.7
               

Circuit 5 = 4 days, 3 nights

 
DAYS
 
 STARTING PLACE
 ACCOMMODATION OR PLACE OF ARRIVAL
 KM
 
DAY 1
 
IAT junction with Road 1 at east of the dam of Lac Matane Camping du lac du Gros Ruisseau
   7.5
 
DAY 2
 
Camping lac du Gros Ruisseau
 
Camping le Craggy
 
 10.0
 
DAY 3
 
 
Camping le Craggy
 
Camping lac Beaulieu
   8.1
 
DAY 4
 
Camping lac Beaulieu Camping le Petit-Sault
 15.1
 Total KM: 40.7 KM 
 
  

Circuit 6 = 2 days, 1 night

 DAYS

STARTING PLACE

 ACCOMMODATION OR PLACE OF ARRIVAL

 KM

 DAY 1

La Nyctale Refuge (Gaspésie National Park)

Camping le Ruisseau Bascon

 12.1

 DAY 2

Camping le Ruisseau Bascon

Trail parking lot of the Hélène fall along Road 1

   7.0

Total KM: 19.1 KM

Gaspe Coast

All the hikes described here are linear and require an accompaniment to return to the vehicle. Of course the start and finish points indicated can be reversed.

More details by calling Jean-Marc at 418-368-9242

DAY Hike

-Grande- Vallée (km 141) in Petite-Vallée (Km 133): 8 km very beautiful landscapes in edge of sea, on pebble beach, unevenness
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-Anse-à-Valleau (km 73) at the Cartier Énergie office (km 83.5): 9.5 km very varied, seaside + forest, the historic site of Pointe-à-la-Renommée lighthouse (km 79) is worth the trip.


-Cartier-Énergie Office (km 83.5) to Chute-Jalbert + Éoliennes Trail and exit at rte 132 (Km 90): 10.5 km (including 6 for the Éoliennes trail) forest, allows to see several wind turbines very close, view of the Jalbert Falls, intermediate level.

2 DAYS HIKING

-From Grande Vallée (km 133) to Madeleine River (km 170): 23 km of forest roads and rte 132, Grand Sault campsite and do not miss the detour (4km round trip) by Chute du Grand Sault (very spectacular !), salmon fishway at the foot of the waterfall, "easy" level of difficulty.


-Cloridorme (refuge Cascades km 111) in Petite-Vallée (km 133): 19 km of forest and 3 km on rte 132, level of difficulty "intermediate". Several beautiful lakes on the outfitter Petite-Vallée (km 125 to 130), camping Terraces (km 123)


-St-Yvon (km 100) at Pointe-à-la-Renommée (km 80): very varied 4km seaside, 5 km on the road 132 and 11 km of forest, motel St-Yvon (km 100), Camping de la Chute Jalbert (km 87), intermediate level. Possibility to add Les Éoliennes trail (6 km) from Jalbert Falls.

3 DAYS HIKING

- From St-Yvon (km 100) to Petite-Vallée (km 133): 30km of forest and 3 km of road 132, intermediate level. Several lakes, Les Cascades refuge (km 111) and Les Terrasses campsite (km 123).


- From St-Yvon (km 100) to Grande-Vallée (km 141): same as the previous one by adding 8 km of seaside between Petite-Vallée
and Grande-Vallée.


- Anse-à-Valleau (km 73) in St-Yvon (km 100): 8 km from the seaside, 5 km on route 132, 14 in forest, intermediate level. Le Zéphyr Refuge (km 78) Les Ancêtres campsite (km 72) and Chute Jalbert campground (km 87), Cape Motel in St-Yvon,

- Anse-à-Valleau (km 73) at the entrance to Forillon Park (km 45): 28 km of forest without access to Route 132, intermediate level. Campsite Les Carrières (km 65) and L'Érablière refuge (km 56), Camping Les Appalaches before entering the Forillon Park.