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23 February 2021

Admission of the red zone population // Bec-Scie

The easing of sanitary measures allowed the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region to enter an orange zone on February 8th, 2021. However, we must be careful as to where our visitors come from. This is why we do not rent our yurts and cross-country ski equipment to people from red zones. For this population, only the rental of […]
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9 February 2021

New Attraction Passports at Contact Nature

There is still time to enjoy the outdoors and the winter at a lower price with Passports Attractions. A passport is the perfect opportunity to try out or enjoy several activities at the same time. We have two Attraction Passports at more than 40% off to offer you: The Adventure and Alpine Skiing Pass: This […]
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8 February 2021

The big comeback of rentig yurts

On February 2, the government of Quebec announced a relaxation of the rules in Saguenay Lac-Saint-Jean. From today February 8, we are now in the orange zone, allowing us to reopen the rental of our yurts ready to camp. This unique all-inclusive winter campsite is ideal for the family. You can book your stay now […]
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5 February 2021

Resumption of dog sledding activities

Hooray! Outdoor guided activities in groups of up to 8 people can resume from Monday February 8! Reservations for dog sledding are now reopened! Treat yourself to a one-hour hike along the Rivière-À-Mars. Possibility to drive your own team! See the details. Book online Reservation by phone at 418 697-5132.
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4 February 2021

Extended groundfish season

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) today announced that the ice fishing season for groundfish in the Saguenay Fjord will be extended by one week and will end on March 14, 2021. We are pleased to note the openness of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard to our requests! They showed great listening […]
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23 January 2021

Crack on the main road to Grande-Baie

A major crack currently crosses the main road in the ice fishing village of Grande-Baie. The ice thickness near the crack is only 3 inches. This situation beyond our control prevents snow removal operations in this village, and will therefore delay boarding at Grande-Baie. Note that according to the last ice measurements of Friday January […]
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22 January 2021

Collaboration requested

That’s it! Several of you will be fishing for groundfish tomorrow! The cold has arrived and the season can finally begin. In order not to interfere with the approaching boarding, we ask for your cooperation in avoiding drilling holes in the streets of the villages on ice and on the grounds. Even though the bay […]
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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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