Centre de plein air du Lac des Rapides

1401, boulevard Laure Ouest
Sept-Îles (Quebec) Canada
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The Lac des Rapides outdoor recreation centre offers activities for the whole family year-round. In the summer, take advantage of the presence of certified lifeguards to enjoy the swim area in complete safety and discover the natural beauty of this site by hiking the trails or going out on the lake in a rented canoe, kayak or pedal boat or on a stand-up paddle board (SUP). Hike the network of trails adjacent to Lac des Rapides to the lookout for a great view of the lake.

In the winter, put on your skis or snowshoes and explore the the trails through the surrounding boreal forest. Snowshoes and skis for adults and children are available for rent on site.

Opening dates

Open year-round


Opening hours subject to change; visit the Facebook page for more information: www.facebook.com/LacdesRapides


Free access to public beach; admission fees in the winter to access ski and snowshoe trails; visit the website for more information

Payment methods

  • Visa  Visa
  • MasterCard  MasterCard
  • Interac  Interac
  • Cash  Cash

Activities available

Hike the network of trails adjacent to Lac des Rapides to the lookout for a great view of the lake!
Explore the many mountain bike trails in the forest next to Lac des Rapides. This is your opportunity to fill up on fresh air while you discover local wildlife and vegetation.
Lake and River Excursions
Rent a canoe, kayak, pedal boat or stand-up paddleboard (SUP) and enjoy exploring the lake.


  • Childrens playground
  • Picnic area
  • No pets allowed
  • Free parking

How to get there

From Route 138, turn onto Boulevard Vigneault (in the Ferland sector) and drive to the end of the road. Turn left on Rue Gagnon and follow the signs.

Affiliations and distinctions


  • Tourisme Côte-Nord
  • Tourisme Sept-Îles
  • Aventure Écotourisme Québec (AEQ)


  • Has received the AEQ Seal, which certifies that the company adhere to high quality and safety standards established by adventure tourism and ecotourism professionals in Québec

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