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, pedal boat or stand-up paddleboard (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 trails through the boreal forest. Snowshoes and skis for adults and children are available for rent on site.
ScheduleJune 28 to August 31: daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. December 15 to April 30 (depending on snow conditions): Wednesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
CostFree access to public beach. Admission charges in the winter to access ski and snowshoe trails. Skiing: $10/adult, $6/senior or student, $4/child. Snowshoeing: $5
- 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
- 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