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.
A getaway in the heart of nature - Reconnect with nature in one of the park’s three campgrounds. You will appreciate their safety, cleanliness and tranquillity. The sites are set up in wooded areas... ( Next )
Business sector : Campings - Idées de sorties pour les amoureux de plein air et de nature - Lodging - Motorbike
Charming little auberge in the heart of the recreational forest of Saint-Mathieu du Parc and just 500 m from Mauricie National Park. On-site: rental of snowmobiles, snowshoes, cross-country skis,... ( Next )
In a quiet and private setting, come enjoy this magnificent house dating from 1916. Formerly a bank, it has been fully renovated to offer you comfort and convenience. Savour our delicious royal... ( Next )
Discover the Auberge Bicolline, situated at Saint- Mathieu-du-Parc, only 10 km from La Mauricie National Park. A medieval theme inn in a unique, magical setting with 6 authentic rooms with private... ( Next )
A small Maurician paradise where privacy and activity go hand in hand. Our quaint log cabins for two are nestled in the mountains close to the river. You’ll appreciate the comfort and tranquility... ( Next )
Located in the heart of Mauricie, the Saint-Maurice wildlife preserve (Sépaq) extends over an area that is both wild and picturesque. Activities include hunting, fishing, cottages, camping,... ( Next )
The cottage is situated in the heart of the village of Saint-Mathieu du Parc, 10 minutes from the National Park in Mauricie and 15 minutes from the city of Shawinigan. It is 1h30 from Montreal and... ( Next )