Hiking trails nearby Camping Du Parc


Some of us like to walk slowly, under the trees, taking time to breathe and share an intimate moment with mother-nature. For other people, hiking is a sport, sometime easy, sometime extreme. No matter what you prefer, there is a hiking trail for you close to the campground.



Walking trails:

Right behind the campground, there is a 5km trail going through the forest. La Mauricie National Park of Canada offers you many walking and hiking trails. In Shawinigan, we suggest going to:

  • Parc des Centenaires
  • Rapide des Hêtres
  • Parc des chutes  


Hiking trails:

The following Mauricie National Hiking Trails can be access from the Parc Récréo-Forestier:

  • La Chute du Diable
  • Rolland Leclerc
  • Le Trappeur
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In 2019, don’t miss the following events at la Chute du Diable :


La Journée Découverte

35 km Aux Portes de l’Enfer / At the Devil’s doors

4e edition : August 11th, 2019

Parc récréoforestier St-Mathieu, St-Mathieu-du-Parc


La Chute du Diable

Trails d’Enfer / Devil’s Trails

1, 3, 6, 10, 22. 35, 50 and 80 km

8e edition : August 31st, 2019

Parc récréoforestier St-Mathieu, St-Mathieu-du-Parc


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