A wilderness tour of the Petite Nation

The wilderness tour encourages you to reconnect with your inner self in the heart of nature. Be one with nature and get to know the local flora and fauna.

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days in the heart of nature

Points of interest

212 Des Jonquilles Road
Duhamel (Québec) J0V 1G0

Log cabin on the edge of Lac Preston, in the forest. Ten rooms equipped with whirlpool tubs and fire place. The restaurant serves gastronomic French cuisine. Nearby activities: snowmobiling, ATV, ice fishing, luge, Nordic skiing, dog-sledding, downhill skiing, water-skiing, cycling, golf, rafting, hunting and fishing.

62 km
After sleeping like a log at the Auberge Couleurs de France, take a walk in one of Quebec's last remaining old-growth forests, where some of the trees are over 400 years old!
300 Saddler Road
Mayo (Québec) J8L 4L8

Discover one of the last old-growth forests in eastern North America as you explore 15 km of trails, accessible on foot or snowshoes, that will open your eyes to the wonders of nature! The trails are open at all times, and the interpretation centre with snowshoe rental is open Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. When the interpretation centre is closed, you can deposit the park fee in the collection box at the trailhead.

60 km
Climb to the lookout at the summit of Mount Grand-Pic and admire the spectacular views!
39 De la Montagne-Noire Road
Ripon (Québec) J0V 1V0

The Ripon Black Mountains Park has seven trails, totalling 17 km, for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and sliding. An 800-acre forest that combines the woodland environment and agricultural landscape of the Petite-Nation, the park is a huge playground for outdoor enthusiasts. The lookout, 426 metres above sea level, offers stunning views of the valley of the Petite-Nation.

30 km
After a stop at the Domaine du Mont-Vézeau to sample the strawberry wine, experience a unique encounter with nature at Parc Oméga! Whether you prefer a tipi or a cabin, you can spend the night steps away from the wolf and bear enclosures.
399 Hwy 323 North
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1L0

In your own vehicle, drive 15 km of winding roads through an 890-hectare park. With its unique formula in Quebec, Parc Omega introduces, over the seasons, species of animals living in their natural habitat. Observe animals such as bison, elk, bears, fallow deer, white-tailed deer, wild boars, wolves, etc. The ideal family destination to discover the Canadian nature, wildlife, history and culture of the 11 First Nations of Quebec. Open all year round, the Park offers many activities, including walking trails, picnic areas, shows and entertainment, restaurants, the Old Farm visit and much more. Added to this are unusual accommodations as well as a brand new illuminated night trail in sounds and lights to discover nature's beauty.

Other attractions

114 Chemin de l'Hirondelle

Aux solstices

Base de plein air Air-Eau-Bois

Camping Lac Écho

Camping Parc national de Plaisance

Camping Saint-André-Avellin

Camping Val-des-Bois

Centre de vie de Ripon 

Centre touristique du Lac-Simon

Chalet Domaine la Terre-Neuve

Chalet lac Doré

Chalet Lauzon

Chalet Movendo

Chalets Domaine aux Crocollines

Château Les Beaulne

Chiens de traîneau Gatineau Sleddogs

Chiens Traîneaux Petite-Nation

Club de Chasse et de Pêche de Ripon Inc.

Domaine Graham les Bouleaux Blancs

Duhamel Camping & Chalets

Fairmont Le Château Montebello

Ferme Cabriole

Ferme Normel

Ferme St Lap

Gîte De Détente Aux Petits Soins

Gîte Domaine Aux Crocollines

Hébergement insolite Parc Oméga

Kenauk Nature

La Villa Du Rocher

Le Mary Rose

Les chalets Colibri

Papineau-Labelle Wildlife Reserve

Parc national de Plaisance

Pêche blanche

Pourvoirie Chevreuil Blanc Inc.

Pourvoirie club des douze

Pourvoirie Rivière la Lièvre

Ranch d'Amérique

Ranch El Pequeno

Rendez-vous touristique en Petite Nation

Réserve faunique de Papineau-Labelle


Savonnerie La Flâneuse

St-André-Avellin Western Festival and Professional Rodeo

Tanwen Pack

The Birla Center for Hast Jyotish