Back to nature
This route invites you to get back to nature. Spend a few days exploring the vast Baskatong Reservoir with its welcoming outfitters and looooooong sandy beaches. There's also the Bras-Coupé-Désert ZEC (zone d'exploitation contrôlée, or wildlife resource management area), with its cosy cottages, turnkey campsites, and amazing fishing. And don't miss Les Fruits du Sommet combination fruit farm and golf course! Round out your visit with a stay at Auberge Majopial, where you'll get a royal welcome.
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Points of interest
Maniwaki (Québec) J9E 2K6
In the Vallée de la Gatineau is ZEC Bras-Coupé Désert. With its 400 lakes, including 125 frequently visited ones, and two rivers, beautiful beaches and breathtaking landscapes, it is the Outaouais’s perfect playground for your favorite outdoor activities. Contact them for more details and prepare to be amazed!
Grand-Remous (Québec) J0W 1E6
Located close to the magnificent Baskatong Reservoir and a number of outfitters, this tourist information office is open year-round. It's the perfect place to kick off your journey to the Great White North!
Grand-Remous (Québec) J0W 1E0
A huge stretch of water situated less than a three-hour drive north of Gatineau-Ottawa and Montréal, the Baskatong Reservoir resulted from the construction of the Mercier Dam in 1927, and serves as a source of feedwater for hydro-electric generating stations located downstream along the Gatineau River. Its beauty and grandeur represent 2,800 km of shoreline, numerous fine-sand beaches and some 160 islands. The past few years have seen its reputation grow in terms of quality fine-sand beaches and wide variety of nautical activities.
Messines (Québec) J0X 2J0
Located on an enchanting site in the heart of nature, they offer a unique experience regrouping agriculture with an executive golf course of 9 holes par 31. You can play golf while tasting their numerous varieties of small fruits or you may pick up your own among their 10 varieties of raspberries like the black raspberry and 7 varieties of blueberries. They sell their fresh fruits and excellent local products such as vinegar, syrup, jelly, coulis and mistelle on-site.
Bouchette (Québec) J0X1E0
Are you looking for the perfect place to spend your next vacation as a couple, with your family or with friends? Are you in search of an enchanting weekend getaway or a way to turn a simple day into an extraordinary experience? Do you love spending time outdoors in the countryside? Does a short trip to the Gatineau Valley sound appealing? If so, you’re in the right place. Village récréotouristique Majopial has everything you’re looking for. Our holiday village will exceed your expectations with its ideal location on the shores of Lac des Trente-et-un Milles, at the centre of the municipality of Bouchette, in the Gatineau Valley.