What to do in the region
La mauricie national park
An ideal stopover for nature lovers, La Mauricie National Park of Canada preserves 536 km² of lakes and forests, representative of the greater Mauricie region.
Classique International de Canot
The Mauricie region is a privileged witness to a historic and unique endurance competition in North America. From La Tuque to Trois-Rivières, via Saint-Roch-de-Mékinac and Shawinigan, the best marathon canoeists in the world challenge the majestic Saint-Maurice River for nearly 195 km. Competitions, family activities, fireworks, etc.
Arbre en Arbre
Arbre en Arbre is aerial treetop trekking at its best. It’s unique in the Mauricie region with its two networks of aerial circuits totaling 82 games, including footbridges, suspension bridges, nets, Tarzan lianas and a 106-metre-long zip line. High platforms connect all the games and offer a breathtaking view.
Shawinigan city tour
Aboard a tramway-style bus, discover the various facets of Shawinigan’s history, its architectural treasures and exceptional urban planning.
Comfortably seated on a pontoon, let yourself be gently rocked by the waves of the Saint-Maurice River and the captivating story of the captain. He will relate the story of this great river that transported millions of logs to feed sawmills and paper mills in the Mauricie for 150 years.
Domaine de la forêt perdue
Book your departure time and discover maze-styled trails through a pine forest, inviting you to experience a fantastic adventure in the world of honey bees. Experience honey and hydromel tastings as well as other products. Picnic areas and animal observation are also on site.
Among the many enchanting sites in the Mauricie region is the legendary Club de Golf Grand-Mère. Founded in 1910, this semi-private golf course is one of the oldest in Canada. In a typical Scottish style, designed by Frederik of Peyster Townsen and completed by Walter J. Travis, it has been designed in the purest of traditions. With 18 holes, totaling 6,471 yards, the club is renowned for its challenging valleys, greens of exceptional quality and century-old trees. Come live a Scottish experience!
The Club de Golf Sainte-Flore represents one of the most interesting challenges in the region. The exceptional quality of its greens and its par 3 island green (#2 hole) of 130 yards make this course worth the trip. 18 holes, 6,273 yards, par 71.
The Memorial is known for its elevated tees and large undulating greens that blend in beautifully with holes surrounded by rich wooded areas. Golfers of all levels will appreciate the quality of the maintenance and beauty of the course. 18 holes, 6,513 yards, par 71.
Vieilles Forges du St-Maurice
This national historic site contains the remains of Canada's first steel company. Established in 1730, these forges operated for over 150 years.
Cité de l’Énergie
Discover our scientific and technological tourist complex, which has been completely renewed this year. Live a deeply moving multi-sensory experience thanks to the most modern technologies.
Labyrinthe coureur des Bois
Discover the fascinating world of the coureur des bois in a giant maze. These great adventurers traveled our vast territory in canoes made of bark and on snowshoes, searching for high-quality, beautiful furs. While having fun, you will discover their great journeys and their way of life. This two-hour activity is aimed at audiences of all ages.