The Best Snow Tubing and Snow Sliding

A group is rafting on snow at the Village Vacances Valcartier, near Québec City.
Village Vacances Valcartier / Francis Gagnon

In the Québec City area, we've been snow sliding for a long time! Did you know that, in the middle of the 19th century, people used to toboggan on the hills on the Plains of Abraham? Since then, sliding has become one of the region's most popular winter activities. Companies that specialize in this activity offer a variety of services and ways to go sliding so you can get the most out of this family outing.

Toboggan Slide on the Dufferin Terrace (Au 1884)

More than one hundred years old, this sliding area is just steps from Château Frontenac on the Dufferin Terrace in Old Québec. Get an adrenalin rush as you dash down one of three toboggan lanes at speeds of up to 70 kilometres an hour.

Applicable fee
From mid-December to mid-March, depending on the weather conditions

Village Vacances Valcartier

North America's largest winter playground features more than 35 slides for the whole family. Scream with excitement on the Himalaya, Everest or in the Avalanche sector. You can slide on an individual inner tube, or whirl down on the Tornado, a huge tube that can accommodate 3 to 8 people. Or whizz down the slopes on a snow raft that can hold up to 12 people! There's a children's playground for the little ones. The site also features 17 mechanical lifts.

Applicable fee, child less than 1 metre slide for free
From mid-December to the end of March, depending on the weather conditions

Massif de Charlevoix

Enjoy a unique rodeling experience on a 7.5 km natural snow trail. Make your descent sitting on a traditional sled.

Applicable fee
From the end of December to mid-April, depending on weather conditions

Centre récréotouristique des Hautes Terres

The brand new Centre récréotouristique des Hautes Terres in Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval offers inner tube sliding with a lift in a grandiose setting. Plus, the Center will eventually add a variety of sustainable outdoor experiences.

Applicable fee
From mid-December to late March, depending on weather conditions

Centre de glisse Myrand

The Centre de glisse Myrand represents the most significant drop for practicing sliding in the heart of Québec City and is easily accessible by public transportation. Slide on a tube and use the lift to go back to the top of the hill.

Location:  2150 Avenue Chapdelaine, Québec, QC G1V 1N1
Free for winter 2022 : booking mandatory (French only)
Early January to mid-March, depending on weather conditions

Site des sports d’hiver de la Pointe-aux-Lièvres

Snow slide on the banks of the St.Charles River in the heart of the Limoilou neighbourhood.

Sliding is free
Inner tube rentals

Plains of Abraham

Slide safely through two areas behind the Plains of Abraham Museum. Bring your own equipment or rent a crazy carpet at the Museum.

Free

Glissades de Tewkesbury

Adrenaline guaranteed on the inner tubes of Les Glissades de Tewkesbury. It is said to be the tallest and longest in the region!

Applicable fee
From January to March, depending on weather conditions


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Editorial Team

As proud ambassadors of our beloved city, we’re delighted to be sharing the things and places we love most in the Québec City area. What a joy for us to help you discover everything this vibrant and welcoming city has to offer!

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