Discover the magnificent landscapes bordering the north section of the Petit Témis. This linear park, which is a 134-km (83-mi.) gravel trail along an old railroad bed, is reserved for cyclists and hikers. The north section is over 70 km (45 mi.) long and runs along rivers and through a forest. Several rest areas and a café can be found along the way.
Café Denis-Longchamps, in Saint-Modeste
The Café Denis-Longchamps is the perfect place to rest while enjoying a bite or a drink. Located 15 km (9 mi.) from Rivière-du-Loup (at Km 119.3), the café offers light meals, beverages, frozen treats, two patios, boxed lunches for cyclists and tourist information. Open from June 24 to Labour Day weekend (the first weekend in September).
Parking is free and available at the various trail access points. The trail is generally flat and suitable for the whole family. During the summer, the north section is patrolled regularly.
To consult a map of the trail, visit our website.
Trail: May 15 to October 1
Café Denis-Longchamps: June 24 to September 6
ScheduleTrail open at all times during the summer season. Café Denis-Longchamps: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weather permitting
CostFree to access the trail
- Childrens playground
- Picnic area
- Pets allowed on leashes only
- Restaurant or snack bar
- Free parking
- Other: regular trail patrol in July and August
How to get there
The north section of the trail is accessible from various locations between Rivière-du-Loup and Cabano. A welcome kiosk is located on Rue Fraserville, in Rivière-du-Loup, near the Petro-Canada gas station and Route 85.
Affiliations and distinctions
- Tourisme Bas-Saint-Laurent
- Vélo Québec
- Québec Association of Cycling Networks (ARCQ)
- Tourisme Rivière-du-Loup
- Tourisme Témiscouata