The parc régional des Grandes-Coulées is a must for outdoor activities in the L'Érable region! It includes two areas accessible for free.
The Forêt ancienne counts 10 km of trails along the beautiful Rivière Noire plus its many activities for the family: fishing, hiking, biking, bikejoring, canicross, hebertism, GPS rally, bird watching and eclusive rental for a night in a rustic accommodation. Also, discover our trout fishing and interpretation routes. Access is free from sunrise to sunset and dogs on a leash at all times are welcome!
The Grande tourbière de Villeroy, becoming a protected ecological reserve, has 3 km of trails including 1,2 km of boardwalk. Access is free from sunrise to sunset. Dogs are not accepted in this area.
You'll find the Parc régional des Grandes-Coulées on the Centre-du-Quebec Region Bird-Watching Tour.
Activities and services
Forêt ancienne sector:
Grande tourbière de Villeroy sector:
Forêt ancienne sector (2, route du Plé, Plessisville):
Open year-round. Daily, from sunrise to sunset.
Grande tourbière de Villeroy sector (Chemin du Canyon, Villeroy):
From May to November. Daily, from sunrise to sunset.
Temporary closure of approximately one month takes place each spring during the thaw period
Reception centre (Carrefour de l'Érable):
Open year-round. See the complete schedule.