Outdoor activities changing with the seasons

The Eastern Townships are a choice destination for cycling, cross-country skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, kayaking and horseback riding. The region is renowned throughout the country for its legendary landscapes and the welcoming attitude of its residents. Located to the north of the Townships, Val-Saint-François contributes to this reputation by offering to outdoors fans trails that showcase natural landscapes of exceptional quality. To visit Val-Saint-François is to choose to move away from the beaten trails and to discover an area made of mountains, lakes, villages and farming landscapes. If you prefer day treks or longer excursions, you will find a variety of trails adapted to your needs, and services which will make your stay memorable.

  • All
  • Canoe and kayak
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Golf
  • Snowmobiling
  • Beaches
  • Four wheels
  • Hiking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Spa
  • Cycling
sentier de l’ardoise
This trail lets you discover the land of J. Armand Bombardier while you cross over a succession of fascinating ecological ...
Racine to Bonsecours
21 km linear / Easy
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sentier de la rive
This trail borders the magnificent Saint-Francis River and will be sure to please bikers. On this journey, you will observe ...
Windsor to Richmond
25 km linear / Intermediate
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La route verte
sentier de la vallée
From the parking lot of the old railway station in Richmond, you will travel along a trail with few changes ...
Richmond to Saint-Cyr
11.5 km linear / Easy
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La route verte
Parc Gouin – Ville de Richmond
The urban forest of Parc Gouin, the largest on the territory of the MRC du Val-Saint-François, is a charming locale ...
Richmond
Please visit our website for more details / Intermediate
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Club de ski de fond Val Plein-Air
The mission to the population is to reach four objectives: · Promote outdoor activities by practising cross-country skiing; · Encourage pleasure and ...
Valcourt
Please visit our website for more details / Intermediate
Winter
Club de ski de fond Les Fondeurs
Les Fondeurs maintain a network of municipal cross-country ski trails, 14 kilometres long located entirely on private property. We do ...
Saint-Denis-de-Brompton
Please visit our website for more détails / Intermediate
Winter
Centre de ski de fond Richmond-Melbourne
The Centre is a non-profit organisation serving the region’s population, but first it is an exceptional site where to practice ...
Melbourne
Please visit our website for more details / Intermediate
Winter
Les Sentiers de l’Estrie
Stoke zone: climbing Mont Chapman (650 m) family picnic at Grotte de l’ours, easy hike in Rang 8, Mont John ...
Sherbrooke
Please visit our website for more details / Intermediate
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Yoga Libella
Yoga Libella is a charming place. Located directly on the shores of Petit lac Brompton in the Eastern Townships it ...
Saint-Denis-de-Brompton
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Un temps d’arrêt spa relais détente
Close to the magnificent Lake Brompton, in the countryside, our relais détente is located in a magnificent century-old farm house, ...
Racine
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Winter
Parc Nautique de Richmond
The only centre of guided river touring on the St-François River between Sherbrooke and Drummondville. The Parc nautique de Richmond ...
Richmond
Summer
Club de motoneige Alléghanish des Bois-Francs
The network of Club de motoneige Alléghanish des Bois-Francs ‘snowmobile trails extends from the MRC d’Arthabasca, MRC de l’Érable and ...
Victoriaville
Winter
Camping Plage Mckenzie
With one of the best sandy beaches in the Townships, Lake Brompton is distinct by the view on the surrounding ...
Racine
270 sites /
Summer
Camping Melbourne
To make your evenings memorable, where comfort and well-being meet, Camping Melbourne offers, throughout your stay, entertainment for families and ...
Melbourne
199 sites /
Spring
Summer
Camping du Lion
Spaces for rent for events: weddings, business or office functions, family day, surprise birthday party, after golf day, evening with ...
Saint-François-Xavier-de-Brompton
75 sites /
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Autumn
Camping des Baies
Are you dreaming of peace and quiet in clean and spacious spaces surrounded by welcoming people? Are you dreaming of ...
Windsor
170 sites /
Summer
Ferme équestre Grison
Riding lessons, summer camps with shared dormitory accommodation, horseback riding, horse breeding and sale of Haflinger, Poney Club horses. Sawmill ...
Racine
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Autumn
Camp d’action biblique
The Camp d’action bilingue is a Christian summer camp located in Richmond. The camp created in 1947 is located on ...
Richmond
70 maximum capacity /
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To come up