Your perception of salmon will change completely after your visit to the Salmon Fishway, where you will find information and everything you need to fish for salmon and sea trout. In the Salmon Interpretation Centre, visitors enter into the world of salmon and sea-going trout and learn all about the life cycle and ecology of these incredible species. You may observe fish in the fish ladder and ask questions of our highly-trained naturalists. For fishing enthusiasts, this is a river not to be missed.
Looking for an outdoor activity in Saguenay? Let yourself be charmed by the enchanting trails at Bec-Scie where you will discover breathtaking landscapes such as the Rivière-à-Mars canyon. Have a memorable experience alone, with friends and family, on foot or by mountain bike! When Bec-Scie is covered with a blanket of white, come and visit one of the most beautiful cross-country and snowshoeing centers in Quebec, with marked trails and shelters. The area is a staging ground for snowmobilers, and the reception room is available all year round for private events and activities.
Ice fishing is an experience not to be missed in the Saguenay. In La Baie, the areas around l’Anse-à-Benjamin and Grande-Baie become villages on the ice. They offer an ice fishing experience found nowhere else in the province. You can fish for smelt, cod and rockfish in the comfort of your fishing cabin. With the services offered and a program of scheduled activities at the two sites, you will be able to get the maximum fun out of the winter. No cabin? No problem! Take advantage of our all-inclusive cabin rental.
Nothing plunges you into the natural universe of biodiversity of Saguenay – Lac-St-Jean like Okwari Adventures. You can travel in a rabaska canoe, discover the boreal forest of Quebec and observe the black bear in its natural habitat. In addition, you can take a remarkable journey to the heart of Firts Nations tradition, culture and customs. In winter, try snowshoes, dogsled, snowmobile or ice fishing with our passionate guides. This is the opportunity to discover the pleasures of the Quebec winter! Don’t miss this unique activity in La Baie!
Located along the Rivière-à-Mars, between Chicoutimi and the Lower Saguenay, the campground Au jardin de mon Père is an enchanting site in the heart of the city of Saguenay. Offering 174 campsites of which 80% are reserved for tourists, camping Au Jardin de mon père has an excellent reputation among campers, both local and out-of-region. It is the only 5-star campground in Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean. As a bonus, the campground offers package excursions to the most exciting attractions, shows and landscapes of the Saguenay fjord. Overall, the campground experience is outstanding thanks to its many services and activities, the quality and cleanliness of its facilities, its proximity to tourist attractions as well as an excellent reputation for warm hospitality. It’s the ideal base for your outdoor adventures in the Saguenay.