Extend my stay at the lake
Extending your stay in Lac-Saint-Jean means seizing the opportunity to discover a multitude of fun and rewarding activities. This way, you can enjoy our beautiful region for longer!
What to do around Saint-Félicien?
The Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien is the unmissable destination to spend beautiful moments with the family. Let yourself be seduced by the diversity of its many activities! Discover more than 500 animals of 86 species as you walk the trails and enjoy a train ride in the Nature Trails Park.
Parc de la Chute à Michel is the perfect place for a family hike along the Ashuapmushuan River. Also accessible by the Véloroute des Bleuets, this 3 km trail is an enchanting place where you can have a picnic and admire a magnificent sunset!
With your sporty younger ones (or older ones), pedal through forests, rivers, and mountains on the trails of the Club Tobo-ski Mountain Bike Centre. The centre offers a magnificent 80 km network where beginners and experts can safely test their skills. Bike rentals are available.
Discover part of the region’s colonization history by visiting the Moulin des Pionniers (Pioneer Mill) in La Doré, the last working ancestral sawmill in Quebec! Built in 1904, this hydraulic sawmill has been in operation for over 70 years. Attend the guided tour for a sawing demonstration and take a walk in the enchanted forest, a magical place where children will have a memorable time!
What to do around Roberval?
Visit the must-see Val-Jalbert Historical Village and go back a century. You will learn why it was abandoned and how it was reborn so brilliantly from its ashes. Get ready for an unforgettable experience with a wide range of activities and services offered to visitors of all ages!
Why not learn more about the lake's only Indigenous community? Immerse yourself in the wonderful experience of Plume Blanche Adventure and discover more about the way of life of the Pekuakamiulnuatsh, the Ilnu of Lac-Saint-Jean, on a natural site of incredible beauty in Mashteuiatsh.
Of course, do not miss the opportunity to sail on the majestic Lac Saint-Jean in the company of captain and naturalist guide Charles Dufour (Aventure Lac-Saint-Jean), who will show you the immensity of the lake from a completely different perspective. You will also have the chance to learn more about the history of the lake, from the last ice age to the present day.
Looking for indoor activities for a rainy day? The Saint-Félicien Planetarium offers a multimedia show under a colourful dome, newly renovated discovery rooms, and an aurora room with magnificent photos of the aurora taken in Saint-Félicien.
Discover the Pekuakamiulnuatsh (Ilnus du Lac-Saint-Jean) by visiting the Amerindian Museum of Mashteuiatsh. Let yourself be guided through the permanent immersive Tshilanu Ilnuatsh exhibit to learn more about the culture and way of life of the Pekuakamiulnuatsh throughout the seasons.
During your stay, make a stop at the Boulangerie Perron Economuseum in Roberval, the oldest bakery in Roberval, which will reveal the secrets of the baking profession to you.
For a successful local picnic
For cheese lovers, a quick visit to one of the two cheese factories in Saint-Félicien is a must! At Bouchard Artisan Bio, taste delicious cheddars made in an artisanal way from organic milk. For soft cheeses, visit the Fromagerie au Pays-des-Bleuets as well as their butcher shop and berry orchard. Both offer a tour of the farm to the enjoyment of children.
To ensure a safe visit, specific measures have been put in place by the various tourist attractions. However, it is possible that some of their activities or services have been suspended due to restrictive public health standards. Before making a reservation, contact the tourist site by phone or consult their website.