Located in Canada, the cross country skiing in Quebec offers over twenty awesome classic and skate skiing destinations. The best Quebec cross country skiing based on popularity are considered to be Morin Heights, Domaine Vert Regional Park, Diable Sector, Gatineau Provincial Park, and Camp Mercier. For a detailed Nordic ski trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Quebec cross country skiing trail below.
Northwest of Ottawa, Parc de la Gatineau has 40 cross country cross country ski trails totalling 185km groomed for classical and skate skiing (70km). The trails rolling through the Ottawa and Gatineau River valleys. Gatineau is the largest ski destination in Québec.
Northeast of Quebec City in St-Ferreol-les-neiges, the huge Parc du Mont-Sainte-Anne area has a groomed trail network totaling 208km. There are about 125km groomed skate skiing. Many consider this to be the best cross country ski center in Quebec.
North of Quebec City near Beauport and Chemin Saint-Louis in Réserve Faunique des Laurentides, Camp Mercier has 15 groomed cross country ski trails totaling 192km. The trails pass through a wildlife reserve which connect with Mont St. Anne.
Northwest of Montreal and north of Saint Jovite, the Centre de ski de Fond du Mont Tremblant has 70km of groomed cross-country ski trails. There are about 49km of trails groomed for skate skiing. The trails make their way through 25 square kilometres of strikingly varied terrain, through woods and forests and open meadows, alongside lakes and streams.
Between Montreal and Quebec City near Shawinigan, the Parc National de la Mauricie has 12 trails totaling 80km groomed for both classical and skate skiing. The starting point is the Rivière-à-la-Pêche Service Centre, located 5 km from the Saint-Jean-des-Piles entrance.