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

1890 Principale St.
Duhamel (Québec) J0V 1G0

A prime destination for outdoor lovers, Duhamel has more than 50 km of hiking and snowshoeing trails (part of Quebec’s National Hiking Trail) offering spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. This vast forested territory attracts fishers and hunters as well as ATV and snowmobile enthusiasts, and is also popular for cycling, canoeing, river tubing, cross-country skiing, skating and ice fishing. Winter brings a special treat: deerwatching right in the village!

6 km
In each room of the hostel, there is a whirlpool bath! Relaxation is guaranteed!
212 Des Jonquilles Rd.
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.

6 km
Several lakes are at your disposal for fishing. On ice or on water!
1 Club des Douze Rd.
Lac-des-Plages (Québec) J0V 1G0

Here, there’s no need to embellish your fishing and hunting stories! The bounty of nature will make your wildest dreams come true. At Club des Douze Outfitter, providing quality lodging and good food and ensuring that our clients are comfortable has become a family sport.

35 km
The name'Tanwen' comes from ancient Gaelic and means white fire. Just like this paradox of snow that burns your eyes.
850 Riopel Rd.
Montpellier (Québec) J0V 1M0

The Tanwen Pack offers sportives dog sled rides since 2005. One hour, two hours or more are offered to discover this ancestral sport through the lush forests of the Petite Nation. Indeed, it's in Lac-Simon that the musher, Eric Pichette, will teach you how to drive your own team of 4 dogs while following a guide (seating is available on request). Get ready to have fun, to go beyond your limits.

39 km
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 Rt. 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. Discover the Canadian nature, wildlife, history and culture of the 11 First Nations of Quebec. 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