The Route des Rivières de la Mauricie is a tourist circuit offering a wealth of diverse experiences – cultural, recreational, touristic, historical and heritage-based – that are linked to the presence of rivers in a rich and luxuriant natural landscape.
Water has marked the Mauricie’s economic development, inspired the most captivating legends and provided much pleasure and enjoyment. As a result, visitors to the Mauricie are invited to discover its breathtaking landscapes, enjoy exciting activities and learn about the region’s history through its network of rivers.
The Route des Rivières allows visitors to discover the reasons for the Mauricie’s appeal: a vast wilderness and staggering variety of activities, enhanced by tales and legends. This tourist circuit reveals the amazing panorama along the majestic Saint-Maurice River on route 155.
The Route des Rivières is also the ideal opportunity to discover Québec’s true nature and bask in the warmth of the people encountered along the way.
And if the rivers could talk...
What would they tell us? Pay attention and listen to what the rivers have to say. You’ll be pleasantly surprised!
Watch for tourist signage and check out the signs along the highway beginning in summer 2009!
In summer 2009, obtain a copy of the official tourist map of the Route des Rivières in all tourist reception bureaus in the Mauricie and watch for the tourist signs along your itinerary.
Look for this symbol inside this guide. It indicates the sites and attractions located on the circuit.
Discover the camping Lac et Forêt, a truly enchanting holiday spot. Its panoramic view and access to Lac Croche and the forest make it a destination of choice in summer. The wave pool is open to... ( Next )
The cottage is situated in the heart of the village of Saint-Mathieu du Parc, 10 minutes from the National Park in Mauricie and 15 minutes from the city of Shawinigan. It is 1h30 from Montreal and... ( Next )
Situated directly on the cycling path, only 10 minutes from the Parc National de la Mauricie. Come relax in our whirlpool bath after your hike, bicycle ride or drive. Summer and winter, we offer... ( Next )
La Maison Sous Les Arbres Our house dates from the early 1900s and was once home to the first builders of the city of Shawinigan and some of its major industries. It was also the first... ( Next )
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A daylily welcomes you and offers a beautiful environment for your enjoyment. Decorated like a small inn, built in the style of a motel, and operating as a bed & breakfast! All on one floor, we... ( Next )
At the entrance to Mauricie National Park, the domain of Saint-Jean-des-Piles, located on the shores of the St. Maurice River, invites you to the Maison Bellemare bed and breakfast, with... ( Next )
Discover the Auberge Bicolline, situated at Saint- Mathieu-du-Parc, only 10 km from La Mauricie National Park. A medieval theme inn in a unique, magical setting with 6 authentic rooms with private... ( Next )
This site, about one hour from Montreal and close to Trois-Rivières, offers you a magnificent location in Mauricie, in the heart of Québec. Visit our website for more information. It will be our... ( Next )