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The Mégantic region at the heart of the first International Dark Sky Reserve

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Sentiers de l'Oratoire, du Pic, de la Grue hiking trails

  • Sentiers de l'Oratoire, du Pic, de la Grue hiking trails
  • Sentiers de l'Oratoire, du Pic, de la Grue hiking trails
  • Sentiers de l'Oratoire, du Pic, de la Grue hiking trails
  • Sentiers de l'Oratoire, du Pic, de la Grue hiking trails
  • Sentiers de l'Oratoire, du Pic, de la Grue hiking trails
Sentiers de l'Oratoire, du Pic, de la Grue hiking trails Sentiers de l'Oratoire, du Pic, de la Grue hiking trails Sentiers de l'Oratoire, du Pic, de la Grue hiking trails Sentiers de l'Oratoire, du Pic, de la Grue hiking trails Sentiers de l'Oratoire, du Pic, de la Grue hiking trails

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Short trails with panoramic viewpoints that let one discover vestiges of former granite mining sites. That's not enough for you, visit the interpretation center "La Maison du Granit" that explains in depth the history of the granite.

Operating from May to October, except during hunting season

Length: 14 km

Level: Beginner and intermediate

Duration: 3 hr. 30

Pets on leash allowed

Sentier du Morne (2.4 km)

For a short hiking excursion on Mount Morne (820 m), two trails of 1.2 km each lead to the summit where the landscape will surely please you. From the top of the observation tower you will get to see a beautiful 360º panoramic view as well as the "summit meeting" guidepost. 

Sentier de l'Oratoire (11 km)

This path takes you to the quarry from which granite was extracted for the construction of L'Oratoire Saint-Joseph of Montréal. Look for the nine information stations set along the Pic Trail.

Sentiers du Pic and de la Grue (1 km)

At the Maison du granit experience a short 0.5 km walking trail that takes you into the heart of the forest. Get the most from your excursion by examining the nine information stations found at various points along the path. Lac-Drolet sector.

Activities on site:

  • Maison du granit : interpretation center of the industry and the history of granite, guided tours
  • Souvenir shop
  • Scenic viewpoints