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5 ideas for outdoor activities in Rimouski

Presented by Tourisme Rimouski


Rosalie Côté-Dupuis, a traveler at heart, invites us to rediscover Rimouski from another angle.

One of the wonders of the Bas-Saint-Laurent region, Rimouski is brimming with outdoor activities to suit all tastes. Here’s our selection of the five best experiences to enjoy in this magnificent region.


Set between land and sea, this city offers breathtaking scenery, perfect for hiking.

Our favorites include Pic Champlain, the suspended footbridge of Canyon des Portes-de-l’Enfer, and Cap-à-Donat at Chutes Neigette. 

Canyon des Portes de l'Enfer, Saint-Narcisse-de-Rimouski


Rimouski is dubbed by many birdwatchers as a bird paradise, with over 350 species to be observed in the region, making it the second-largest county in Quebec.

Whether you’re an avid wildlife photographer or simply a bird lover, Rimouski is the place for you. 

Kayaking by the sea

Aventure Archipel, Rimouski

Have you ever kayaked on the St. Lawrence River? In Rimouski, it’s possible thanks to Aventures Archipel. Rent a kayak with an experienced guide and explore the Parc National du Bic and the banks of the St. Lawrence. For an unforgettable experience, try a kayak tour at sunset.


Rimouski is a cyclist’s paradise, with over 25 km of bike paths, 13 km of bike lanes and 22 km of designated roadways.

Ride through the city and its parks, or along the coast from downtown to the Pointe-au-Père lighthouse or even as far as Sainte-Luce.

The bike paths offer splendid views of the river and surrounding countryside.

Parc national du Bic, Rimouski Patric Nadeau

Walk along the coast

Sentier du littoral, RimouskiMathieu Dupuis

For a soothing activity, nothing beats walking along Rimouski’s coastline.

Several trails, such as the Rimouski River Trail, the Sentier du Littoral, the Promenade de la Mer, and the Rocher-Blanc, are perfect for a relaxing stroll.

Enjoy the salt air, connect with nature and savor the tranquility.

Rimouski has no end of activities to keep you entertained in the great outdoors. So what are you waiting for?
Come and discover and enjoy everything this beautiful region has to offer!