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.
Aux berges du lac Castor is situated in the heart of the Mauricie forest on the shore of Lac Castor. You won’t see a fi ve-star sign at the entrance, but you will see millions of stars shining... ( Next )
The Hotel Sacacomie is an open door to nature. This enchanting site overlooks a majestic lake whose shores stretch for more than 40 km. The hotel’s log construction blends in beautifully with the... ( Next )
In a beautiful Valley with a stream running through it, go snowshoeing along 15 km of marked trails. The trek lasts approximately 2 hours, and includes a rest stop in a heated yurt with hot... ( Next )
Are you looking for tranquility and a friendly ambiance? The Auberge Le Bôme is a wonderful base from which to appreciate the Mauricie region and sample the Italian-French flavours of our fine... ( Next )
The Trois Pignons B&B offers three superb rooms, with quiet colours and restful, inviting furnishings, whether you choose the east, west or north gable. A generous breakfast, lovingly prepared, will... ( Next )
A quiet, shaded location for tents and camper-tents of all sizes. Mini-golf, ball games, horseshoes, man-made lake, swimming, trout fishing, pool with supervisor and lifeguard. Special suppers (no... ( Next )
Nestled in the heart of nature, this prestigious log-cabin welcomes you with your friends, your family or your business partners. This small paradise corner may accommodate from 12 to 18 people.... ( Next )
Camping Du Parc is located close to La Mauricie National Park of Canada, "Cité de l’énergie" of Shawinigan and Saint-Élie-De-Caxton (Fred Pellerin’s village ), and many other activities. Easy... ( Next )
The Porte de la Mauricie is a hotel complex located midway between Montreal and Quebec City off Autoroute 40. The services offered are varied and personalized: restaurant, lodging, reception room and... ( 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 )