Activities

Halfway between (1h30) Montreal and Quebec city in the Mauricie region, the Maskinongé Riding will enchant you with its picturesque countryside. Travel through time, visiting century-old homes, general stores, mills and local people in period costumes.

The perfect place for outdoor activities, the Maskinongé Riding invites to come play in it's nature's wonderland. Take the time to savour local products and their gastronomic cuisine fit for a king. Let yourself be seduced by the warm welcome of the local people.

Feel free to browse the following websites for more information on our fabulous region. Don't hesitate to order the tourist guides, a veritable source of information!

Most of these activities are available at less than 6 km from Serenita.

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Meet and Greet our Black Bears!

At the end of the day you can site bears in a safe and secure environment.

From May to September


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A unique experience!

Experience winter at its fullest! Enjoy the dogsledding adventure with an experienced musher.

From December to March


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An exciting adventure!

Your guide will take you along the shores of the Lac Blanc in a rabaska (long canoe used by Native American Indians), you will spot wildlife, beavers dams and local flora.

From May to September


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Back In Time!

Paddle on a calm lake listening to tales of historic legends. See the eagle nests and beaver dams.

From June to September


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Maple Shack Time!

Discover how we extract sap from maple trees, learn how to make various maple products including maple syrup!

From March to May


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A Weekend Warrior's Delight !

Weekend warriors will be delighted with our quad trails. Experience exciting and magical moments in our all terrain vehicles!

From May to October


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Trapping!

Learn the essentials of trapping in the traditional manner.

From December to March


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On a Frozen Lake !

Catch your fish and our guide will show you how to clean and cook up a gourmet meal on an outdoor fire. It doesn't get any better than this!

From January to March


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In a Teepee!

Combine ice fishing and cookout, with a night in a warm teepee in the forest and a gourmet dinner made with wild game...and you spell magic!

From May to October


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The adventure begins!

Learn to build a survival tent in the forest and how to survive our Quebec winters outdoors.

From January to March


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Days gone by!

Learn how our ancestors lived in the forest in harmony with the Native American Indians, sharing their ressources and knowledge.

From January to March


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Discover Nature!

A fun and exciting way to discover our region.

From January to March


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Explore!

The essence of the Mauricie, country of pioneers, loggers and trappers, is concentrated on the territory of this wildlife sanctuary in the Mastigouche Reserve.

12 months


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In the Forest!

Trees, leaves and over 150 lakes in various sizes.

12 months


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Open air museum!

During the summer, the whole town becomes an open air museum. Experience the uniqueness of what Saint-Élie-de-Caxton can offer you.

12 months


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Thundering Water!

A great way to spend a relaxing day. This regional park has 70 meter waterfalls and a number of walking trails.

12 months


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Local Vineyards!

Did you know that we have 3 local wine producers in the Mauricie? Red, white, rosé, porto or ice wine, whatever suits your fancy!

From July to October


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Experience the Energy!

Every summer La Cité de l'énergie and its outdoor revolving amphitheatre presents a summer extravaganza for the whole family. Buy your tickets in advance for this very popular presentation under the stars.

From July to September


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Go West !

The Saint-Tite Country and Western Festival is one of the Mauricie's largest annual events. 10 days of rodeo style fun!

September


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Fly high above it all!

View the magnificent beauty of the Mauricie and Lanaudiere regions in a comfortable airplane. Fly high above the lakes, rivers and vast forests.

From May to October