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Five places to spend the night by the cross-country ski trails

From the very first light of day, our cross-country ski trails come back to life thanks to the work of our teams in the field. They do their utmost to offer you perfect ski conditions. In fact, if you want to enjoy being the first skiers on the slopes, we can suggest some cabins located along our cross-country ski trails. Who says you can’t be twice lucky? Not us!

Réserve faunique des Laurentides Réserve faunique des Laurentides
Réserve faunique des Laurentides Steve Deschênes | © Sépaq

Pécan and Lac-à-Noël cabins

Camp Mercier – Réserve faunique des Laurentides

When you find yourself in a snowy paradise, you often want to stay as long as you possibly can! This is what Lac-à-Noël #1 to #10 and Pécan #1 to #4 cabins located near Camp Mercier in Réserve faunique des Laurentides have to offer. Right in front of the door of these cabins, you can access the cross-country ski trail network, featuring snow conditions that can’t be beat. Your playground for the day? Nearly 70 linear km of trails (50 km for classic skiing and 20 km for skate skiing) that will delight all lovers of this sliding sport.

Devlin cabins

Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier

Just on the other side of the road, the Devlin cabins of Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier National Park also provide easy access to the cross-country skiing trails of Camp Mercier.

Huts and EXP. and Nature cabins

Parc national du Mont-Orford

The cross-country ski trail network at Parc national du Mont-Orford is renowned far and wide! Thirteen circuits totalling 50 km of trails for classic skiing and 26 km for skate skiing are available for beginners and experienced skiers. To add to the pleasure, treat yourself to a stay a few ski steps away at one of the Nature cabins that can accommodate four people, or at an EXP. cabin, tailor-made for a couple. For a more rustic experience, huts are also available along the trail network.

Hotel and lodges

Station touristique Duchesnay

Because we know that skiers will be ready to take a few extra steps to stay in great comfort, the rooms at the L'Élan and Le Sylvain lodges, as well as those at Auberge Duchesnay, have been added to our hit parade. You’ll have access to one of the most beautiful cross-country ski trail networks in the greater Québec City area. And it’s barely a five-minute walk away! Attention all classic skiers and skate skiing enthusiasts –  you’ll discover 47 km of trails that offer perfect ski conditions for spending all your energy during the day, so you can better enjoy the cozy bed in your room at night.

Réserve faunique des Laurentides
Réserve faunique des Laurentides © Sépaq
Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier
Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier Steve Deschênes | © Sépaq

Huts and rustic shelters

Parc national du Mont-Mégantic

Parc national du Mont-Mégantic is designed to dazzle even the most jaded skiers! By day, the 26 km of cross-country ski trails (not classic) will allow you to discover the enchanting snow-filled nature of the park. Their degree of difficulty varies from intermediate to expert. In the evening, you can stop along the trails in huts and rustic shelters that offer a lower-cost winter experience, while allowing you to experience a stay extending from the earth to the stars in this International Dark Sky Reserve. 

Cabins and huts

Parc national du Mont-Tremblant

La Diable sector of Parc national du Mont-Tremblant is a prime destination for skiers who enjoy classic skiing. Along the trail network you’ll find Albert-Courtemanche cabin, which can accommodate six people, and six huts for enthusiasts who wish to spend the night near the trails too. Another possibility for sleeping near the trails of this snowy network: the 10 EXP. cabins located on the shores of Lac Monroe. Staying at these ideal two-person accommodation units, you’ll be a mere stone’s throw away  from where you’ll strap on your skis and head out for the day. 

Parc national du Mont-Mégantic
Parc national du Mont-Mégantic Mathieu Dupuis | © Sépaq
Parc national du Mont-Tremblant
Parc national du Mont-Tremblant Mathieu Dupuis | © Sépaq

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