The Winter Must-sees
Credit : Sébastien st-jean

Awaken your senses with the exceptional winter activities of the Côte-Nord!

In addition to skiing and dog sledding, explore picturesque snowshoe trails, try ice fishing, and warm yourself by a campfire while admiring the Northern Lights. Experience winter like never before and let yourself be captivated by the icy beauty of the Côte-Nord!


Download the brochure « Nature Nordic » to discover all the winter activities to do in Côte-Nord!



Snow trails through frozen landscapes!

Our pristine trails invite you to an epic hike, where each step brings you closer to the icy beauty of breathtaking scenery. Traverse snow-covered forests, discover panoramic views of snowy mountains, and feel the excitement of the great north. Leave your footprints in the winter magic of the Côte-Nord!


Circuit to discover


Hiking Trails

Snowmobiling and The Route Blanche

Experience the ultimate thrill of winter on the Côte-Nord with our snowmobiling adventures! Cruise through pristine trails, traverse breathtaking snowy expanses, and discover spectacular Nordic landscapes. If you dream of a memorable snowmobiling experience, The Route Blanche offers an itinerary that will take you to discover the Lower North Shore and its Coasters.




The Route Blanche

The Northern Lights

Experience a vibrant spectacle when traveling to Caniapiscau and Fermont! This luminous phenomenon occurs when solar winds from our Sun collide with Earth's thermosphere! The Northern Lights are more visible during winter, but it is also possible to catch a glimpse of them in the fall


Look up!

The ski centers

Carve through the pristine slopes of the Côte-Nord for an unforgettable skiing experience! Majestic peaks await, offering trails for all skill levels. Immerse yourself in the Nordic winter, amidst snow-covered forests and breathtaking panoramas. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, our destination provides the perfect terrain for exhilarating descents. There are two ski and snow sports centers on the North Shore: Mont Ti-Basse in Baie-Comeau and Station récréotouristique Gallix near Port-Cartier. These two ski resorts offer tubing and several mountain trails. Perfect for family activities, these two resorts are a must for the North Shore winter.


On your skis!

Cross-Country Skiing Enthusiast

For cross-country skiing enthusiasts seeking an exceptional winter experience, the Côte-Nord is your ideal playground. Glide freely through picturesque trails, surrounded by the majesty of snow-covered landscapes. Diverse tracks for all skill levels invite you to explore the frozen beauty of our region.


Explore the trails

Dog sledding on the Fjord

Dog sledding, a memorable winter activity to experience in Quebec. Enjoy this unique and legendary adventure on snowy trails overlooking the majestic Fjord-du-Saguenay. An experience to live in complete harmony with the dogs.


Meeting the Huskies

Explore the winter wonderland of the Côte-Nord in an extraordinary way with our fatbike rides!

Cruise through breathtaking snowy landscapes, discover trails specially crafted for winter adventure. Whether you're an adrenaline enthusiast or simply seeking a unique experience, fatbiking provides an unforgettable way to conquer the Nordic winter.


Winter Fat Bike

Winter Pleasures at Ferme 5 Étoiles Vacation Center

Immerse yourself in the luxury of our modern facilities, surrounded by the natural beauty of the surrounding landscapes. Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway, memorable family vacation, or a relaxing retreat, our vacation center offers an unparalleled experience with numerous winter activities!


The Ferme 5 Étoiles resort

Head to Monts Groulx and Station Uapishka!

The protected territory of the Manicouagan-Uapishka Biosphere Reserve, encompassing Monts Groulx, is an exceptional destination for your outdoor activities. In winter, a powder paradise, Monts Groulx becomes a haven for off-piste skiers, hikers, and snowmobile enthusiasts. Take the opportunity to spend a few nights at Station Uapishka, offering comfortable accommodations, delicious cuisine, and a variety of activities


Station Uapishka and Groulx Mountains

Ice Fishing Initiation

A winter experience as unique as it is captivating! On the frozen expanses of lakes, experience the thrill of fishing in a new light. Several ice fishing activities are available in the area, at fish farms, in indigenous communities, and at outfitters in Côte-Nord.

Get ready to fish!



Sleep in an enchanting winter setting!

Spend your nights under the stars in cozy igloos, suspended cabins, or transparent bubbles, allowing for a total immersion in the winter landscape. Warm yourself by a crackling fire, savor unforgettable moments, and let yourself be captivated by the magical atmosphere of winter.


Sleep well!

Gather with friends around a good beer!

The microbreweries of the North Shore have managed to seduce the greatest beer and spirits lovers in Quebec! They proudly represent the flavours, history and legends of the North Shore. Scattered over the territory, these companies mainly include a bistro where classic Quebec dishes are revisited to the delight of the customers. Cheers!


Take a seat!

Le Drakkar Hockey Team

The team of a whole region: the Baie-Comeau Drakkar! Attend an electrifying game of the Côte-Nord Junior Major team: the Drakkar at the Henri-Leonard Sports Center!


Good game!

Must-Attend Events This Winter!

Several upcoming events to spread the magic of winter. Join us to celebrate the winter season in all its splendor.


Discover the upcoming events

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