Hiking in the Saguenay!

Itching to get active? There’s an endless variety of outdoor and ecotourism activities to do: hiking, a via ferrata adventure, interpretation activities and lots more are offered in the different parks of the region—not to mention the incredible views of the fjord!

Look here for your next adventure: https://saguenaylacsaintjean.ca/en/discover-saglac/itineraries/hiking

Overview of hiking in the Saguenay region:

Parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay:

Almost part and parcel of the fjord, the Parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay offers hikes for all skill levels over many different distances. The maintained trails provide striking views that are worth the effort. Huts and rustic camping areas are available.

Visit the official website: https://www.sepaq.com/pq/sag/annexes/randonnee_pedestre_courte.dot?language_id=2

Parc national des Monts-Valin

The park, home to the region’s highest peaks, offers several maintained trails and a variety of scenic viewpoints overlooking the region.

Visit the official website: https://www.sepaq.com/pq/mva/index.dot?language_id=2

Trails in Saguenay

All the districts in the Saguenay region offer easy access to semi-urban and rustic hiking trails. Most are always free to use, except for the Centre plein air Bec-Scie, which allows dogs on a leash.

Visit the official website: https://ville.saguenay.ca/activites-et-loisirs/sports-en-plein

Other trails :

Saguenay Fjord’s south shore

  • Notre-Dame Kapatakan Trail
  • Lac-Kénogami Trail
  • Trails at L’Anse-Saint-Jean
  • Trails at Mont-Édouard
  • Petit-Saguenay River
  • Trails at Village-vacances Petit-Saguenay
  • Les Murailles Trail

Saguenay Fjord’s northern shore

  • Marais Trail
  • Chute-aux-galets Site
  • Bégin Walking Trail
  • Chute Gagnon Trail
  • Parc Aventures Cap Jaseux
  • Plate-forme Trail/Quai Trail
  • Lac and Fjord Trail

Have a look at our interactive map to find out about other trails in our region: