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General Information:

Québec : From Portneuf to the west, to Côte-de-Beaupré and Île d'Orléans to the east, snow abounds throughout the Québec City Area. Together, the Québec City, Charlevoix and Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean regions feature more than 5,000 kilometres of unforgettable snowmobile trails.

Charlevoix : Snowmobiling in Charlevoix, Wow! On a 550-km marked out circuit strewn with hotels and restaurants, the amateur of great rides will be overwhelmed by such immensity. Whether on a short excursion alongside the St. Lawrence River or on a few days adventure racing on the mountain side, one thing is sure : Charlevoix is one of the best snowmobile destinations in North America.

Practical Information:

  • Regional network:
    11 clubs (1 864 Km of trails)
  • Main trails:
    3 at Saint-Marc-des-Carrières
    73 at Saint-Raymond-de-Portneuf & at Saint-Augustin (Saint-Lawrence river crossing from Charny)
    23 and 369 Laurentides wildlife Reserve
  • Accommodation accessible from the trail:
    2 000 rooms
  • Snow conditions:
    From mid-December to mid-March (sometimes a little earlier in Portneuf and Charlevoix)


Northwest of Montreal and surrounding the province’s capital, Quebec City, on the east and the west, on the North Shore of the Gulf of Saint-Lawrence. Served primarily by Highway 40 and Highway 138. Highways 20 and 73 (US 201) on the South Shore of the Saint-Lawrence bring you to Quebec City via the Pierre Laporte Bridge. The trail network can be accessed at many points close to these highways.

Principal cities: Québec – Saint-Raymond – Donnacona – Beaupré – Baie-Saint-Paul – La Malbaie


  • Île d’Orléans (trail 300)
  • The Charlevoix Casino (trail 3)
  • L'Isle-aux-Coudres (trail 377)
  • The Quebec Carnival, beginning of February (trail 3)
  • Zec Batiscan-Neilson (trails 23 & 73)
  • L’Étape (trails 23 and 369)

From the region:

  • Mauricie to the west (trails 3, 73, 318 and 353)
  • Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean to the Northeast (trails 83, 23 and 383)
  • Manicouagan to the East (trail 3)
  • Chaudière-Appalaches to the South (trail 75 to Charny after the ferry from Saint-Augustin)

Trails conditions

Sentiers État Conditions Mise à jour
Association des motoneigistes de l'Arrière-Pays  2024-03-05
Club d'auto-neige le Sapin d'Or  2024-03-05
Club de Motoneige de l'Île-aux-Coudres 2024-02-29
Club de Motoneiges des Sorciers de l'Île d'Orléans 2024-03-03
Club Les Aventuriers de Charlevoix 2024-03-28
Club Moto-Neige Poulamon  2024-02-23
Club motoneige Alton  2024-02-28
Club Motoneige du Grand-Portneuf   2024-02-26
Club Motoneige Petit Sentier Saint-Émile 2024-03-01
Club Motoneige St-Raymond  2024-03-27
Club Motoneiges de la Jacques-Cartier  2024-02-29


Conditions observees Etat du sentier
Excellente Ouvert
Très bonne Partiellement ouvert
Bonne Fermé
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Aucune observation