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PARC LINÉAIRE DES BOIS-FRANCS

PARC LINÉAIRE DES BOIS-FRANCS

  • 01 day
  • 77 km
Level : Easy

Developed on a former railway track, the Parc linéaire des Bois-Francs is mainly marked Route verte no. 1 and TransCanada Great Trail. This 77-km cycling trail, is mostly rock dust and invites you to discover municipalities in the Arthabaska and l'Érable MRCs. 

This route has been validated by Vélo Québec. The bike path is marked Route verte #1 and TransCanada Great Trail.

Suggested departures

  • Gare de Lyster (2175, rue Bécancour, Lyster)
  • Vélogare du Grand-Tronc (20, rue de Bigarré, Victoriaville)
  • Maison de la culture de Warwick (169 Rue Saint Louis, Warwick)

Route Details 

  • Unpaved bike path: 70 km  (surface made of compacted stone dust)
  • Paved bike path: 7km (sections in major cities, including Warwick, Victoriaville, Princeville and Plessisville
  • Part of the Route verte #1 
  • Flat terrain, 2 % elevation  

On the road / Nearby

Climb in Elevation
280 m

An interesting fact: a section of the cycling trail located in the Victoriaville sector is accessible to people with reduced mobility and is part of Kéroul's Accessible Road. At the Vélogare du Grand-Tronc in downtown Victoriaville, you'll find many services aimed at cyclists: tourism information, community and adapted bicycles to borrow, activities, shows, showers, washrooms, lockers, and air compressors for tires.

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