The Route des Rivières de la Mauricie is a tourist circuit offering a wealth of diverse experiences – cultural, recreational, touristic, historical and heritage-based – that are linked to the presence of rivers in a rich and luxuriant natural landscape.
Water has marked the Mauricie’s economic development, inspired the most captivating legends and provided much pleasure and enjoyment. As a result, visitors to the Mauricie are invited to discover its breathtaking landscapes, enjoy exciting activities and learn about the region’s history through its network of rivers.
The Route des Rivières allows visitors to discover the reasons for the Mauricie’s appeal: a vast wilderness and staggering variety of activities, enhanced by tales and legends. This tourist circuit reveals the amazing panorama along the majestic Saint-Maurice River on route 155.
The Route des Rivières is also the ideal opportunity to discover Québec’s true nature and bask in the warmth of the people encountered along the way.
And if the rivers could talk...
What would they tell us? Pay attention and listen to what the rivers have to say. You’ll be pleasantly surprised!
Watch for tourist signage and check out the signs along the highway beginning in summer 2009!
In summer 2009, obtain a copy of the official tourist map of the Route des Rivières in all tourist reception bureaus in the Mauricie and watch for the tourist signs along your itinerary.
Look for this symbol inside this guide. It indicates the sites and attractions located on the circuit.
We offer quality service that will meet your highest expectations, whether you want to rent a kayak, transport your boat with our shuttle service or explore the Mauricie’s great outdoors. Located... ( Next )
In the heart of the Mauricie, the Pourvoirie is located on over 100 km2 of exclusive territory, bordered by the St-Maurice River and the boreal forest. Spring activities include fishing and American... ( Next )
Spending the night in a tipi in downtown La Tuque is not only possible, it’s an unforgettable experience. Whether you sleep in a traditional tipi or one with cots, you’ll take home a terrific... ( Next )
Located just minutes from downtown La Tuque, Chez Marineau – Motel le Gîte offers you 49 comfortable and spacious units. The deluxe continental breakfast served, included in your room rate, will... ( Next )
Serenita Spa is located in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts in the enchanting setting of the magnificent Mauricie region. Serenita differs from other spas in its emphasis on privacy and its assurance of... ( Next )
This national historic site contains the vestiges of the first ironworks in Canada. Founded in 1730, the ironworks operated for over 150 years. Discover the Big House and Blast Furnace interpretation... ( Next )
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Zec Kiskissink is a whole territory to discover! Our focus is threefold: forests, wildlife and recreation. The zec extends over an area of 830 km2, including 50 km of rivers and more than 300 lakes.... ( Next )
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