Outdoors Nearby

  • Two girls on snowshoes enjoy a sunny winter day in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
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Editor's Picks
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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A couple hikes on the Scotora Trail in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
3 Summer Days Outdoors

A 3-day itinerary in summer to discover the best outdoor activities to do in breathtaking landscapes near Québec City.

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  • An outdoor enthusiast rides a fatbike, a bicycle with oversized wheels in the snowy forest.
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    Parc national Jacques Cartier
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  • Porte Saint-Jean illuminated in the evening and skating at the Place D'Youville ice rink.
    The Best Ice Skating Rinks and Trails Read
    snowmobiling
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  • Couple cross-country skiing at Mont-Sainte-Anne.
    Best Cross-Country Skiing Places Read
    Fat Biking
    The Best Fat Bike Trails Read
Activities to Explore

  • Backcountry skiing
    Backcountry skiing
  • Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding
    Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding
  • Fishing and Hunting
    Fishing and Hunting
  • Climbing and canyoning
    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
  • Three people in fatbike are enjoying a sunny winter day in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
    Fat Biking
  • Arbraska Duchesnay
    Treetop Adventures
  • Sentiers des Caps de Charlevoix
    Hiking
  • Ice fishing
    Ice Fishing
  • snowmobiling in Québec
    Snowmobiling
  • Mountain biking at Empire 47
    Mountain Biking
  • Moose Watching at Forêt Montmorency
    Wildlife and Bird Watching
  • A couple snowshoes in the winter on the Les Loups trail in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
    Parks and Recreation Facilities
  • Rafting
    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
  • Via ferrata Canyon Sainte-Anne
    Via ferrata and Zipline
Watch the Majestic Nature

Canyon Sainte-Anne
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Discover the beautiful nature of the city center and the many green spaces surrounding Québec City.

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Our editorial team recommends its official tourist guide to help you discover the destination and plan your stay.

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A family is getting ready to slide on inner tubes at Village Vacances Valcartier in winter.