THINGS TO DO
There are all kinds of activities to do in Témiscouata. Enjoy the Bas-Saint-Laurent region’s generous nature and breathtaking sceneries. Nature lovers, water-sports enthusiasts, hikers, bikers or ATV and snowmobiles users, there is something for every taste. Let us give you some suggestions.
Enjoy Lake Témiscouata !
Lake Témiscouata is the 2nd largest lake south or the St. Lawrence River. With its 45km in length and its 5km in width, it covers a total surface area of 67km2. It is a vast playground for fishermen and water-sports lovers. The Motel Royal is located near the Cabano marina and its landings. The municipal beach is less than 5 minute walk away. Supervised by certified lifeguards, it offers secure swimming environment in high quality water.
Why not rent a craft to discover this majestic lake. The Témilac Resort offers equipment rentals such as :
- surf bikes,
- one or two place kayaks,
- pedal boats.
Fishermen will be pleased to discover the variety of fish that inhabit the lake such as: lake trout, brook trout, dwarf and lake whitefish, yellow perch and numerous bait fishes. During winter, ice fishing is an experience you don’t want to miss. Visit the Association chasse et pêche du Témiscouata’s web site to make the most out of your experience and to know the dates of the fishing tournament that will take place in the area.
Parc national du Lac-Témiscouata, the jewel of the region
Situated just in front of the Motel Royal, across the lake, stands one of the newest addition to Quebec’s National Parks network, the Parc national du Lac-Témiscouata ! Hiking, cycling, boating, and discovery activities are a great way for visitors to experience the spirit of this place and fully appreciate the scope of an area rich with 10,000 years of human history, all in an unspoiled natural setting in the heart of Mounts Notre-Dame.
It is estimated that about forty species of mammals, twenty fish species, fifteen reptile and amphibian species and 150 bird species visit or live in the park. Keep an eye open, maybe you’ll get the chance to admire the bald eagle, the park’s animal emblem!
Power-sports enthusiasts, discover Témiscouata
Whether on a snowmobile, an ATV or a motor bike, Témiscouata is renowned as an ideal region to stroll around and discover marvelous landscapes..
In winter, the region offers you 527 km of snowmobile trails! Plan your itinerary with the help of the Quebec Federation of snowmobile clubs’ interactive or contact the Club de motoneige du Témiscouata at 418-899-2753 for more information.
The Club Quad Trans-Témis has been working constantly for more than 10 years on improving the quality of the ATV trails. This hard work allows users to enjoy more than 600 km of 3 season trails and more than 225 km of trails during winter. Enough for everyone to experience unforgettable ATV rides !
With its mild weather, Témiscouata offers a microclimate, several degrees warmer than that of the St. Lawrence River shoreline. An ideal temperature to ride your motorcycle ! Follow one of our tourist routes and discover Témiscouata differently !
Destination of choice for cyclists !
On one’s own, with family or among friends, hop on your bicycle to discover the region! Take the Petit-Témis, the first interprovincial cycle route network in Canada. Built on an old railway track, it connects Rivière-du-Loup (Quebec) to Edmundston (New-Brunswick). This 134 km long path offers amazing landscapes between lake and mountain. Consult the Petit-Témis map to plan your itinerary.
Put your golf skills to the test !
Considered as one of the most beautiful golf course in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region, the Club de golf de la Vallée du Témiscouata proposes a significant challenge ! This 18 holes (par 72) course of 6 205 yards (5 677 meters) is renowned for its narrow fairways, numerous water hazards and above all exceptional greens conditions. Book your tee time using the online reservation form !
There is no shortage of ideas !
Looking for a good restaurant ? An activity to do with the children ? Or simply to learn more about our beautiful region ? We invite you to visit the Tourisme Témiscouata’s website which contains tons of useful information about the region to help you plan your next vacation with us! Don’t hesitate to ask our staff for suggestions or advice on how to make the most out of your stay.
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