Developed by the Aboriginal people to travel more easily over snow-covered terrain, dogsledding quickly became a popular winter sport. Enjoy the fresh air and discover a region from a new angle in this unique activity, perfect for those in search of new adventures.
Tempted? Here are six places you can practice this sport in Quebec.
Source :Aventure Inukshuk
Aventure Inukshuk, in Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, specializes in dogsledding. With nearly 100 km of trails, you can choose from a variety of packages, from a three-hour ride to a three-day expedition.
Visiting Tremblant to conquer the slopes? Save a little time for this unique activity. Choose from among forest, mountain and valley excursions.
Source :Equinox Aventure
If you plan to visit Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, drop by Équinox Aventure in Alma. This tour operator offers several activities, including dogsledding for beginners.
Source :Centre d'Aventure Mattawin
Centre d'Aventure Mattawin in Trois-Rives offers a full range of winter activities. Get a chance to "mush" the sled dogs in the most breathtaking landscapes in Mauricie.
Source :Escapade Eskimo
Escapade Eskimo in Outaouais offers a variety of dogsledding packages, from 2 km tours all the way to four-day expeditions. Something for everyone!
Source :Secrets Nordiques
Finally, head to Beaupré to discover Secrets Nordiques, which has been initiating people to dogsledding for over 20 years. Experience the pleasures of this popular activity in the heart of the Mont-Sainte-Anne mountain resort.
Whether you are visiting Saguenay or Mauricie, there is more than one way to enjoy the winter. To fully immerse yourself in nature, visit our "Cottages for Rent" section, which has offers for all Quebec's regions.