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

Zec Bras-Coupé Désert
163, rue Laurier
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!

50,3 km
Grand-Remous Tourist Welcome Bureau
1508, route Transcanadienne
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!

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Visit the Grand-Remous tourist information office to plan your stay at the Baskatong Reservoir, where you can choose from a dozen different outfitters—and explore 3,000 km of sandy beaches!
Réservoir Baskatong
1508, route Transcanadienne
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.

50,8 km
Great golf and delicious berries … this must be heaven! A nine-hole golf course where you can pick your own raspberries and blueberries (18 varieties in all). Keep your eyes peeled for the resident goats, chickens and boars!
Les Fruits du Sommet
9, chemin Potvin
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.

18 km
Auberge Majopial offers luxurious inn accommodation, an excellent restaurant, housekeeping units with kitchenettes, and island campsites. The only thing you won't find there is a wine list: that's because you get to choose your own bottle from the wine cellar!
Auberge Majopial
295, montée du Lac 31 Milles
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.