This trail runs along the south shore of Lake Kénogami, on which there will be several points of view along the route. There will also be rough rivers and rocky escarpments. The trail begins with an observation tower about 12 meters high, located at the top of Mount Lac Vert, which offers a panorama of the plain of Hébertville and Lac Saint-Jean. The trail then enters the mixed and boreal forests, dotted with bodies of water. The trail has two special attractions. The first is a 100-meter self-towing gondola, located above the Pikauba River. The other is a suspension bridge, 23 m long, spanning the Cyriac River.
The Notre-Dame-Kapatakan Trail, also known as the "Petit Compostelle" of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, is a walk of more than 215 km that links the statue of Notre-Dame-du-Saguenay, perched on the heights of Cape Trinity at Rivière-Éternité, at the statue of Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, enshrined in the Saint-Antoine Hermitage Cave, national shrine, Lac-Bouchette.
On the banks of the Saguenay Fjord, on the banks of the Saguenay Fjord, by the plains and hillsides bordering Lake Saint-Jean, this kapatakan (translation of a trail in the Innu language) allows the discovery of the cultural and spiritual high places in the scenery. enchanting naturalness of the region. An inspiring journey that invites the hiker to experience a pilgrimage.
THE PEDESTRIAN TRAIL
Calm and contemplation
Located on the south shore of Lake Kénogami, the Lake Kénogami hiking trail stretches for nearly 40 km. Dotted with lakes, rivers and streams, the trail is representative of the Laurentian fauna and flora (boreal and mixed). Throughout its course, magnificent views of Lake Kénogami and the plain of Lake Saint-Jean will punctuate your hike beautifully. Not being accessible by motorized vehicles, you will find a calm as lived the first explorers.
The trail begins at the top of the slopes of the Mont-Lac-Vert ski center in Hébertville and Laterrière, by the path of the Simoncouche River, between km 221 and 222 of Route 175, right towards Québec.
During your hike you will find four rustic campgrounds and three shelters, each accommodating up to ten people.One of the peculiarities of the Lac Kénogami hiking trail is a self-propelled aerial platform, unique in Quebec, that allows you to cross the 101-meter stretch that separates the two banks of the Pikauba River. Another attraction of the trail is the 23-meter suspension bridge over the Cyriac River.
A festive annual event under the theme of country. Activities for the whole family: rodeos, gymkhana, shows by professional artists, country dancing and exhibitors.
Event Location: Recreation Center, 1315 Olympie Street, Labrecque, Quebec, Canada, G0W 2S0
Come discover this beautiful region and go around Lac Saint-Jean with its small municipalities, Saint-Gédéon, Métabetchouan, Chambord, Roberval, Saint-Félicien offer good regional products (blueberries, chocolates, local beers, crafts). ..green areas as far as the eye can see, the atmosphere on the tourist sites with stories and everyday life.