Le centre Castor

Base Valcartier - Centre Castor
658, route Bilodeau (Cathcart)
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier
QC, G0A 4S0

Activities

  • Golfing

    Magnificent 18-hole course open to all. Make your tee-time reservation online. The Centre Castor golf course is located 20 minutes from Old Québec,…

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  • Mountain Biking

    Network of 19 Enduro mountain bike trails.
    Our centre stands out by its offer. Our goal is to help you learn and grow as an individual in this sport…

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  • Outdoor Recreation Centres

    This outdoor recreation centre, open to the general public, is located at the foot of Mount Brillant on the Valcartier Base. Everyone welcome! It is…

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  • Backcountry skiing

    This activity is offered to Centre Castor's civilian clientele thanks to an agreement signed between the Fédération québécoise de la montagne et de l…

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  • Snowshoeing

    Come discover, alone or with your family, the joys of winter walking. You can take one of our trails in the forest or climb Mont Brillant.
    5.6 km…

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  • Sliding

    Come slide down the slopes of Mont Brillant. Free tubing for the whole family. No lifts. We will provide you tubes.

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  • Fat Biking

    Discover our amazing 8.5 km cross-country trail specially designed for beginners and families.

    For even more adrenalin, discover our 6-trail Fat…

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  • Cross-Country Skiing

    Open to the general public, the Centre Castor boasts one of the most attractive cross-country skiing sites in the Québec City region. Here, you will…

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Schedule:
Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 8pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: 8am - 5pm
Sunday: 8am - 5pm

Good to Know:
Varies according to activity and season.

Parking:
Free Outdoor on Site

Base Valcartier - Centre Castor
658, route Bilodeau (Cathcart)
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, QC,
G0A 4S0
Le centre Castor

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  • Golfing

    Magnificent 18-hole course open to all. Make your tee-time reservation online. The Centre Castor golf course is located 20 minutes from Old Québec, in an enchanting natural setting. Its 72 par golf course measuring 6,281 yards (blue markers) is designed to please everyone. While relatively flat and easy to walk, this course nevertheless offers significant challenges to all calibre golfers. One-day members welcome. One of the best price/quality service in the Québec City area. Restaurant and bar. Tournaments. Rentals (clubs, bags, trolleys and carts). Training green and bunker.

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    Course Length: 6338 yards
    Normal: 72
    Number of Holes: 18

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    Cart Rental
    Club Rentals
    Shop
  • Mountain Biking

    Network of 19 Enduro mountain bike trails.
    Our centre stands out by its offer. Our goal is to help you learn and grow as an individual in this sport. Our network is designed to provide the skills required to start mountain biking and to reach a sufficient level to attend the more technical centers.

    The marked cross-country ski trails can be used by mountain bikers. Recreational or competitive. We have 95 linear km of cross-country trails.

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    Access fee: Yes
    Length: 8 miles

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    BMX
    Bicycle shop and repair
    Cross-Country
    Dirt Jump, Bike Park
    Downhill Trails
    Freeride
    Mountain Bike Rental
  • Outdoor Recreation Centres

    This outdoor recreation centre, open to the general public, is located at the foot of Mount Brillant on the Valcartier Base. Everyone welcome! It is also possible to host a reception, family get-together or similar event on the grounds. Many facilities and services at your disposal. The activities that may be practiced here:

    All season activities: Unusual accommodation in a luxury yurt (Valcartier Yurt Village), catering, bar, mountain fitness trail

    Winter activities: Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sliding, fatbike, FQME - downhill

    Summer activities: Golf, mountain biking, hiking

    All in harmony with nature. Open to everyone! We also rent all the equipment for the practice of our activities.

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  • Backcountry skiing

    This activity is offered to Centre Castor's civilian clientele thanks to an agreement signed between the Fédération québécoise de la montagne et de l'escalade (FQME) and the Department of National Defence. Participants are required to purchase an annual or daily membership to the FQME. The annual membership gives access to the different affiliated sites. Both options include accident and disability insurance. However, participants are totally autonomous as to their safety and their eventual evacuation in case of an accident.

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  • Snowshoeing

    Come discover, alone or with your family, the joys of winter walking. You can take one of our trails in the forest or climb Mont Brillant.
    5.6 km trail - Easy
    6.2 km trail - Easy
    4.8 km trail - Very difficult
    Refuge in the trails

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    Difficulty Level: Easy, Difficult
    Length: 10.3 miles

    AvailableUnavailable
    Backcountry Sector
    Snowshoe Rental
  • Sliding

    Come slide down the slopes of Mont Brillant. Free tubing for the whole family. No lifts. We will provide you tubes.

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  • Fat Biking

    Discover our amazing 8.5 km cross-country trail specially designed for beginners and families.

    For even more adrenalin, discover our 6-trail Fat Enduro network. There's plenty to keep you entertained.

    Membership available.
    Evening schedule available.

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    Access fee: Yes
    Length: 6,3 miles

    AvailableUnavailable
    BMX
    Bicycle shop and repair
    Cross-Country
    Dirt Jump, Bike Park
    Downhill Trails
    Freeride
    Mountain Bike Rental
  • Cross-Country Skiing

    Open to the general public, the Centre Castor boasts one of the most attractive cross-country skiing sites in the Québec City region. Here, you will find excellent trails divided into tracks from beginner to expert.

    The 95-kilometre linear network is groomed daily and patrolled. The trails are mechanically groomed and double-tracked. Ski skating and cross-country ski are possible their entire length. Our site is a delight to both expert skiers and families looking to spend a full day on the trails. 95 km of trails. Diagonal stride and ski skate possible throughout the network of trails. Waxing room.

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    Number of Trails - Easy: 2
    Number of Trails - Intermediate: 5
    Number of Trails - Difficult: 7
    Length: 59 miles

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    Backcountry Sector
    Cross-Country Ski Rentals
    Ski-Skating