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.
Camping 4 stars! Our warm welcome, our availability and our commitment to your well-being are the keys to the growing success of our young business. While staying on our grounds, you will have access... ( Next )
The Innusit Village is a friendly Amerindian camp located in the heart of the Mauricie forest about 10 km from Lac Édouard. Since the site can be accessed by boat, you will travel through a page of... ( Next )
Located in the heart of the Mauricie, the Mastigouche Wildlife Reserve is a jewel just waiting to be discovered. Open from May to October, it covers over 1,500 km2 of beautiful landscape scattered... ( Next )
The chalet is located 4 kilometers from the village of Saint-Mathieu. It offers swimming, fishing and kayaking since it is located directly on the shores of Lac Gareau. As no gasoline engine is... ( 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 )
A major tourist destination in the Mauricie, located in the lovely village of Grandes-Piles on the banks of the St. Maurice river. The Musée du bûcheron offers you a tour of a hundred years of... ( Next )
Experience the true nature of the four seasons... For a getaway with family, friends or a loved one, fishing or hunting trip, or business event, the Auberge Lac-à-l'Eau-Claire welcomes you. Types of... ( Next )
Our campground is a true oasis of peace and tranquility. In a forest setting where rest and relaxation are assured, three services are available: electricity, sanitary and drinking water. Also,... ( Next )
Chez Marineau – Hôtel des 10 is located just minutes from the Mauricie National Park. This Shawinigan hotel is close to the Festival Western de Saint-Tite, Cité de l’énergie, Œuvres d’Ozias... ( Next )