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Camp Mercier - Hiking

Quebec City, National Capital, Quebec, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Camp Mercier Statistics

Difficulty

Easy

Distance

29 KM

Height

1,000 meters

Elevation gain

100 meters

Child friendly

What are the activities at Camp Mercier ?

Hiking

Cross-country skiing

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Why choose a trail at Camp Mercier?

Camp Mercier, located near Lac-Jacques-Cartier in the Laurentian Region Wildlife Reserve, is a renowned cross-country ski center that will delight skiers, snowshoers and winter activity enthusiasts.

The Camp includes a series of circuits including a 70km linear network of cross-country ski trails. The trails, all patrolled, will suit all profiles and levels, from easy to difficult.

Freshly renovated for the 2021-2022 season, a brand new building offers visitors a large waxing room, a food court, a store renting equipment and a multipurpose room.


What are the services on site?

Parking
Reception
Restaurant
Toilet
Picnic table
Refuge
Lodging

What are the hiking trails at Camp Mercier ?

Trails Distance Difficulty
54 4.8 km Beginner
59 2.6 km Beginner
59 2.6 km Beginner
57 2.2 km Beginner
51 2 km Beginner
50 1.3 km Beginner
52 1.2 km Beginner
55 0.8 km Beginner
56 6.4 km Intermediate
53 0.9 km Intermediate
58 6.8 km Advanced

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 6.75
Schedule

Monday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Coordinates
-71.2226518
47.2317997

What are the coordinates and address of Camp Mercier?

Camp Mercier
(418) 848-2422
Route Qc-175 Km 94, Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval, QC G0A 3K0, Canada

Customer Reviews

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 3 reviews

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Starting Point

The starting point for all trails is in front of Lac-Γ -NoΓ«l.

Why visit Camp Mercier

The Camp Mercier in Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval is a great place to visit because it offers a variety of activities for people of all ages. Some of the activities that are available at the camp include hiking, biking, swimming, and fishing. The camp is also located close to Quebec City, which means that visitors can enjoy the city's many attractions.

Things not to be missed

Visitors can stay in one of the 20 or so cabins in the park, located along the ski trails. They are all equipped with a bathroom, a refrigerator, a slow-burning stove and a microwave. They can accommodate between 2 and 6 people.

However, there are other accommodations located not far from the camp.

Our favorites -  Where to sleep?

B&B Adventures, Quebec

This splendid setting offers us a real change of scenery, surrounded by a forest and a river with a view of the mountain, all located a few minutes from shops. In a superb atmosphere, you can enjoy the spa, the whirlpool, the common areas and comfortable rooms! At mealtime, the chef will offer you excellent dishes made from fresh ingredients.

Chalets Montmorency Mont-Sainte-Anne, Saint-FerrΓ©ol-les-Neiges

This 3-star chalet, located 9 minutes walk from Mont Sainte-Anne, will welcome you as it should and allow you to recharge your batteries. Close to activities such as golf or snowboarding, you can enjoy the indoor pool or hot tub after a long day of sports!

Where to eat?

The park offers a dining area with a self-service cafeteria as well as a sandwich shop. Dining tables as well as microwaves are also available in a multipurpose room.

Dining is also available at one of the nearby restaurants:

La Cuisine Boulet

Restaurant existing for more than 40 years, its reputation is not to be made anymore! It offers delicious poutines, club sandwiches and delicious fries: a great alternative to fast food and other seasonal snacks. This restaurant is located 14.5km from the reserve.

Address: 9736 Blvd de l'Ormiere, Quebec City.

Delli Libanais Restaurant

This Lebanese restaurant is without a doubt one of the best in Quebec City! Shishtaouk, pita sandwiches, various generous plates or the multiple baklavas for dessert will delight your taste buds! Located 15km from the reserve.

Address: 2700 Boul Laurier, Quebec City

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of Camp Mercier ?

Easy

What is the elevation of Camp Mercier?

100.00 M

What is the height of Camp Mercier ?

1000.00 M

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

Yes

What is the entry fee?

6.75 $

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

Yes
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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