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21 January 2021

Start of the fatbike season

It is now possible for everyone to rent bikes with oversized tires and to explore the trails provided for this purpose. Enjoy more than 6.4 km spread over two trails entirely dedicated to fatbikes! The number of fatbikes is limited, so we invite you, especially in anticipation of the weekend, to call the Bec-Scie reception […]
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19 January 2021

Results of measurements and demarcation at Anse-à-Benjamin

The first measurements have been completed in the village on ice of Anse-à-Benjamin. The average effective ice thickness over this entire site is 9.75 inches. The demarcation activities will begin tomorrow, January 20 at Anse-à-Benjamin. Grande-Baie New measurements will be taken this week for the ice fishing village of Grande-Baie. Remember that the demarcation of […]
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15 January 2021

Schedule change at Bec-Scie

Starting this week, the reception of the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center will close at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. The family track will be lit and equipment rental will be available. To all those who will borrow equipment, please return it before 7:00 p.m. You will all be invited to obtain your access rights online […]
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15 January 2021

Curfew, measures and demarcation

Curfew We are pleased to announce that fishermen will be able to stay inside their cabins during the curfew between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. IMPORTANT! People who do not think they can follow this instruction will have to leave their cabin and be at their home by 8 p.m. It should be noted that […]
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12 January 2021

Start of measurements in Grande-Baie

Good news! The first ice measurements will be taken this Wednesday, January 13 in the ice village of Grande-Baie. The results will be known Thursday or Friday. According to analyzes, the demarcation could begin at the end of the week on this site. Once the measurements are completed in Grande-Baie, those in the ice village […]
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7 January 2021

Ice fishing villages: Information on the situation

Our team is actively working with Ville Saguenay on possible solutions allowing a pleasant season in the villages despite the situation. Different scenarios for respecting government instructions (including the curfew) are currently being analyzed. We can already confirm that the ice rings and entertainment areas will not be set up this season and that the […]
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22 December 2020

New slide at the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center!

Bec-Scie now has a snow slide for children. Come and enjoy it! It is located very close to the Jack Rabbit trail. Introduce yourself first to reception. For a successful outdoor trip, you could start by trying the Jack Rabbit Trail. It is ideal for learning winter sports with your youngsters. Cross-country ski and snowshoe […]
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18 December 2020

Contact Nature among the 3 regional AEQ Prize winners

On Thursday, December 17, the virtual gala of the Prix Excellence Plein Air 2020 of Aventure Écotourisme Québec was held. Contact Nature was the winner in the Innovation in crisis situation category. Congratulations to Camp de Base Gaspésie and to Karavaniers also nominated in this category. It is an honor to be one of the […]
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17 December 2020

Announcement of a new dog sledding ride!

It will now be possible to do one-hour dog sled rides with Les Balades solo at a cost of $ 45 per adult and $ 25 per child (12 years old and under). A family price for two adults and two children is also available at a cost of $ 125. Departures every day from […]
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15 December 2020

Opening of the illuminated family run!

Starting this Thursday, December 17, the family trail will be accessible and lit from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Center plein air Bec-Scie. In addition, access will be free for all. However, please note that it will be impossible for you to access the interior of the reception […]
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2 December 2020

Renewed partnership between La Baie en kayak and Contact Nature

Okwari Le Fjord and La Baie en kayak renew their partnership for summer 2021! The collaboration of the two organizations was a resounding success in 2020, when 419 participants took advantage of a guided kayak trip last summer on the Baie des Ha! Ha! For Marc Boudreault, owner of La Baie en kayak, the hard […]
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27 November 2020

What to do this winter?

Winter is knocking on our doors! The Saguenay — Lac-Saint-Jean region offers a host of outdoor activities for families or couples. Obviously, we encourage you to respect the concept of a family bubble during your outings. At La Baie, Okwari Le fjord offers winter classics: snowshoeing, ice fishing and dog sledding! Cover photo credit: Laurent […]
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21 November 2020

Proud presenter of the Raid du Fjord

Contact Nature is proud to be a partner Presenter of the Raid du Fjord 2nd edition! The Raid du Fjord is an adventure in oversized tires (fatbike) sanctioned by the Fédération québécoise des sports cyclistes (FQSC), the first edition of which was held in La Baie on February 29, 2020. Based on this first successful […]
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19 November 2020

Winter passports are on sales!

In this year when the outdoors is more than necessary in our lives, why not give yourself or offer a winter passport from the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center? With a wide variety of passports, you are sure to make the most of winter! Here are the available passports: Annual passport with cross-country skiing for $ 100 […]
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17 November 2020

Contact Nature is a finalist for the 2020 Outdoors Excellence Awards

It is with pride that Contact Nature carves out a place among the finalists in the Innovation in Crisis Situation category of the Outdoors Excellence Awards from Aventure Écotourisme Québec. Of 25 applications, only 15 were selected in six different categories. In this more than special year, the award ceremony will take place virtually during […]
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