Outdoors Nearby

  • Two girls on snowshoes enjoy a sunny winter day in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
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A couple snowshoes in the winter on the Les Loups trail in Jacques-Cartier National Park.

Québec City’s Greatest Parks

Find the parks with the most stunning scenery, the natural sites that will leave you speechless, and the best places for a host of outdoor activities.

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Empire 47 - Family on a fatbike

13 Winter Activities to Try in Québec City

Here are some ideas of fun things to do in the snow in the city and surrounding area.

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  • Canyoning-Québec - Ice canyoning, Chute Jean-Larose

    The Best Spots to Go Climbing and Canyoning

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  • A group of people do the winter Via Ferrata activity at Canyon Sainte-Anne.
    Spectacular Via Ferrata and Zipline Adventures
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  • Empire 47 - Fatbike

    The Best Fat Bike Trails

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  • An outdoor enthusiast rides a fatbike, a bicycle with oversized wheels in the snowy forest.
    3 Reasons Why You Should Try Fat Biking
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  • A group is rafting on snow at the Village Vacances Valcartier, near Québec City.
    The Best Snow Tubing and Snow Sliding
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  • A family takes pictures with the ice sculptures in the Petit-Champlain district, during the Québec Winter Carnival.
    6 Outdoor Activities for Families
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  • Couple cross-country skiing at Mont-Sainte-Anne.

    Best Cross-Country Skiing in Québec City

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Activities to Explore

  • Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier - Sépaq - Off-piste skiing

    Backcountry skiing

  • Tuque & bicycle expériences inc. - Fatbike in Old Québec

    Bike Tours

  • Ice Canoeing Experience - Paddle!

    Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding

  • Au Chalet en Bois Rond - Rowboat fishing

    Fishing and Hunting

  • A climber climbs an ice wall near the waterfall at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, near Québec City.

    Climbing and canyoning

  • Couple cross-country skiing at Mont-Sainte-Anne.

    Cross-Country Skiing

  • Two people are dog sledding on a snowy trail.

    Dogsledding

  • Ski Massif de charlevoix

    Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

  • Fatbike

    Fat Biking

  • Arbraska Duchesnay

    Treetop Adventures

  • Femme avec un chien en haut d'une montagne en randonnée hivernale à la Vallée Bras-du-Nord

    Hiking

  • Ice fishing

    Ice Fishing

  • Au Chalet en Bois Rond - Snowmobile ride

    Snowmobiling

  • Mountain biking at Empire 47

    Mountain Biking

  • Observation de l'ours noir

    Wildlife and Bird Watching

  • La chute Montmorency glacée

    Parks and Recreation Facilities

  • Nouvelle Vague Expeditions inc. - descent of La Traditionnelle on the Jacques-Cartier

    Rafting

  • Showshoeing in Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix

    Snowshoeing

  • A cyclist rides on a bike path in the Old Port of Québec with the Château Frontenac in the background.

    Road Biking

  • Montmorency Falls zipline

    Via ferrata and Zipline

Watch the Majestic Nature

Panorama of Old Québec in winter, frozen St. Lawrence River and sunset, from the South Shore.
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Québec City in Winter - The Ultimate Snow Adventure

Discover new ways to slip, slide, and enjoy the snow like never before, in a real winter wonderland.

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Vue de l'avenue Saint-Denis et de ses maisons patrimoniales avec le Château Frontenac en arrière-plan.
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A family is getting ready to slide on inner tubes at Village Vacances Valcartier in winter.