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Bas-Saint-Laurent/Gaspésie Snowmobile Tour & Snowmobile Vacation

Self-Guided Bas-Saint-Laurent/Gaspésie Snowmobile Tour

Total Eastern Quebec Distance: 1,710 kilometres in 6 days of riding 

On tour in Bas-Saint-Laurent/Gaspésie

For complete details, check out tour article: Snowmobile Quebec Maritime.  Download PDF of itinerary. 

Notes: TQ = Trans Quebec; RT = Regional Trail; LT = Local Trail. Days 2, 3 and part of 4 (morning) and 7 (afternoon) use Bas-Saint-Laurent map; Days 4 (afternoon), 5, 6 and 7 (morning) use Gaspésie map.#QuebecOriginal#quebecmaritime  #madaboutsledding

Bas-Saint-Laurent Day One

Trailer 920 km from Toronto to Riviere-du-Loup (drive time from Greater Toronto Area: about 11 hours) Where To Stay: Hotel Universel – Located on Highway 20 at Exit 503 and right on Regional Trail 526.

Bas-Saint-Laurent Day Two

Ride 300 km day trip from Rivière-du-Loup and back on Kamouraska Loop via RT526, TQ85, TQ5, RT553, TQ35, RT526, TQ85, RT544, RT565, TQ5, TQ85, RT526. Fuel: Saint-Bruno, Mont Carmel, Rivière-du-Loup. Lunch: Clubhouse at junction of TQ35 and RT526. Where To Stay: Hotel Universel

Bas-Saint-Laurent Day Three

Ride 332 km day trip from Rivière-du-Loup and back on Témiscouata Loop via RT526, TQ85, RT544, TQ35, RT548, TQ35, RT569, RT548, TQ85, RT526. Fuel: Cabano, Squatec, Rivière-du-Loup. Lunch: Squatec Where To Stay: Hotel Universel

Bas-Saint-Laurent/Gaspésie Day Four

Ride 277 km on south trails of Monts-Notre-Dame Loop from Rivière-du-Loup to Saint-Gabriel de Rimouski via RT526, TQ85, RT567, TQ5, RT571, RT548, RT546, TQ5, RT578, RT579. Fuel & Lunch: Squatec. Where To Stay: Domaine Valga – Easy to find off Regional Trail 579 (about mid-way between Rimouski and Mont Joli).

Gaspésie Day Five

Ride 256 km from Saint-Gabriel de Rimouski to Point-à-la-Croix via RT579, RT587n, TQ5, TQ587s, TQ5. Fuel: Les Hauteurs, Albertville, Saint-Francois-d’Assise, Point-à-la-Croix. Lunch: Albertville. Where To Stay: Restaurant-Motel Interprovincial – Located just off Trans Quebec Trail 5 (turn south across railway tracks), there’s also well marked gas about 2 klicks west of the motel.

Gaspésie Day Six

Ride 240 km from Point-à-la-Croix to Matane via TQ5. Fuel: Caupuscal, Matane. Lunch: Amqui. Where To Stay: Riotel Matane – Located on the east side of town right on the shore of the St. Lawrence River just off Trans Quebec Trail 5.

Gaspésie/Bas-Saint-Laurent Day Seven

Ride 305 km on north trail of Monts-Notre-Dame Loop from Matane to Rivière-du-Loup via TQ5, TQ85, RT526. Fuel: Saint-Eugène, Rivière-du-Loup. Lunch: Clubhouse on TQ5 west of Saint-Eugène. Where To Stay: Hotel Universel

Bas-Saint-Laurent Day Eight

Trailer home.

Bas-Saint-Laurent/Gaspésie Who To Contact

Tourisme Quebec Maritime; Tourisme Quebec; FCMQ (for permits and trail info)

Bas-Saint-Laurent/Gaspésie Maps Needed

Bas-Saint-Laurent; Gaspésie

Riders should reconfirm the routes and services mentioned in this article as they may have changed since publication.