Petite Nation offers you the chance for a reconnection with nature. There are plenty of can’t-miss attractions there, including Fairmont Le Château Montebello and Parc Oméga. Located between Montreal and Gatineau-Ottawa, Petite Nation is THE destination this winter. Thanks to its vast territory, you can enjoy activities such as cross-country skiing, dogsledding, snowmobiling and more.

Enjoy a stay at the Pourvoirie de la Lièvre outfitter

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Pourvoirie de la Lièvre offers you privileged access to nature. Located on the banks of the Lièvre River, this outfitter offers several rustic and equipped chalets, including four that have just been built. During your stay, enjoy ice fishing on Lake Brochet or experience a unique outdoor adventure: dog sledding. For snowshoe enthusiasts, the Parc régional de la forêt Bowman is located 4 kilometres from the outfitter. Several trails have been set up there with shelters, all in a magical environment that includes numerous breathtaking viewpoints.

Discover the Centre Touristique du Lac-Simon

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The Centre Touristique du Lac-Simon-SÉPAQ is located in the heart of a haunt for white-tailed deer that come parading just a few steps from you. It is a paradise for cross-country skiing, tubing, snowshoeing and ice fishing, where brook trout are stocked every year. To welcome you, 17 chalets are nestled in the shade of a cedar and deciduous forest. It is the ideal place for a stay with family or friends. Located a few kilometres from the National Trail, the Iroquois trail and the Route des Zingues will delight snowshoe enthusiasts with the beauty of its landscapes.

Have fun at the Parc des Montagnes Noires de Ripon

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The Parc des Montagnes Noires de Ripon is the ultimate destination for nature lovers and families seeking adventure! Accommodation is provided in shelters. The park offers a unique experience with its viewpoint at the top of Mount Grand-Pic and its observation tower. Explore cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and mountain biking trails, suitable for all difficulty levels. For an extra dose of fun, try tubing or Austrian sledding, ensuring joy and laughter. If you're up for a high-tech adventure, embark on a search for the geocaches hidden in the park.

Explore the Base de plein air Air-Eau-Bois

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Whether you are a seasoned adventurer or in search of tranquility, the Base de plein air Air-Eau-Bois is there to meet all your expectations, providing the ultimate all-inclusive outdoor experience! This destination stands out particularly in winter with a range of skiing possibilities: Hok, cross-country and off-piste. Hok skiing represents a perfect fusion of Nordic skiing and hiking, offering an ideal blend for everyone, from beginners to experts. If you are passionate about off-piste skiing, you’ll be happy to know that Air-Eau-Bois has just opened the very first mountain skiing site in Outaouais in collaboration with FQME-Ski!

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