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Centre-du-Quebec/Chaudière-Appalaches Snowmobile Tour & Vacation

Self-Guided Chaudière-Appalaches/Centre-du-Quebec Itinerary

Total Southern Quebec Distance: 1,415 kilometres in 5 days of riding

Scenery in Centre-du-Quebec – chaudière-appalaches

For complete details, check out tour article: Double Hitter.  Download PDF of itinerary.

Notes: Toll free phone numbers are included only when they connect directly to the hotel (as opposed to an off site reservation system). TQ = Trans Quebec; RT = Regional Trail; LT = Local Trail. Trails or services may change from the time of my tour; please reconfirm info by using the contacts provided before departing.

Chaudière-Appalaches/Centre-du-Quebec Day One

Trailer 700 km to Saint-Ferdinand (drive time from Greater Toronto Area: approx. 7 hours) Where To Stay: Manoir du Lac William – Direct trail access either from stake line on lake or trail on road shoulder. Fuel nearby in Saint-Ferdinand. 

Chaudière-Appalaches/Centre-du-Quebec Day Two

Ride 350 km from Saint-Ferdinand to Lac Etchemin via TQ25, RT540 (detour), TQ25, TQ55, TQ65, RT580, TQ25, TQ75, RT545, TQ55. Lunch: Lac Drolet. Fuel: Lac Drolet, Sainte-Justin. Where To Stay: Le Manoir Lac Etchemin – Direct trail access from stake line on lake. Fuel nearby on trail in town.

Chaudière-Appalaches/Centre-du-Quebec Day Three

Ride 240 km loops through Parc Massif du Sud from Lac Etchemin to Saint-Just-de-Bretenières via TQ55, TQ75, TQ35, RT551, TQ55, RT547. Fuel: Saint-Malachie, Saint-Magloire. Trail lunch. Where To Stay: Villégiature & Pourvoirie Daaquam – Direct access by private trail from RT547. Horse stables and sled dog kennels add to the fun.

Chaudière-Appalaches/Centre-du-Quebec Day Four

Ride 180 km from Saint-Just-de-Bretenières to Montmagny via RT551, TQ55, RT547, LT, RT549, TQ35, RT551, TQ5. Fuel: Saint-Margloire, Montmagny. Lunch: on trail. Where To Stay: Econo Lodge & Suites – Decent roadside motel is the only one in town right on TQ5.

Chaudière-Appalaches/Centre-du-Quebec Day Five

Ride 322 km from Montmagny to Sainte-Marie via TQ5, TQ55, RT549, LT, RT547, LT, RT545, LT, TQ75, TQ35. Where To Stay: Motel Invitation – direct access from TQ35.

Chaudière-Appalaches/Centre-du-Quebec Day Six

Ride 323 km from Sainte-Marie to Saint-Ferdinand via TQ35, RT540, RT535, TQ55, TQ75, RT535,LT, TQ25, TQ55, TQ65, RT538, LT. Where To Stay: Manoir du Lac William

Chaudière-Appalaches/Centre-du-Quebec Day Seven

Trailer home.

Chaudière-Appalaches/Centre-du-Quebec Main Towns

  • Centre-du-Quebec: Bécancour, Drummondville, Nicolet, Plessisville, Victoriaville.
  • Chaudière-Appalaches: Lac Etchemin, Lévis, Montmagny, Saint-Georges, Sainte-Marie, Thetford Mines.

Chaudière-Appalaches/Centre-du-Quebec Must Ride Trails

  • All Trail 551
  • All Trail 55
  • Trails 547 and 549 through Parc Massif du Sud

Chaudière-Appalaches/Centre-du-Quebec Must See Sights

  • 360’ Long covered bridge at Notre-Dame-des-Pain (Trail 55)
  • Lookouts at Mont du Midi and Mont Saint Magloire, Parc Massif du Sud (Trails 547 & 549)
  • Les Glaciers Ice Caves (Trail 549)
  • Deer Yards at Saint-Gédéon (Trail 580) & Armstrong (Trail 75)

Chaudière-Appalaches/Centre-du-Quebec Who To Contact

Chaudière-Appalaches/Centre-du-Quebec Maps Needed

  • Centre-du-Quebec / Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Bas-Saint-Laurent (Day Four only)

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