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2a) Quad course: La Tuque - Rivière-aux-Rats - route 23 - La Tuque - 147 km

Course Quad - La Tuque - Rivière-aux-Rats - La Tuque : 147 km 
(shorter course : 100 km)







Leave at the intersection of the pathway Wayagamac and the trail n° 70 (close to the Maxi).


0 km


Follow the multidisciplinary pathway heading North towards the suspended bridge and the West shore of the Saint-Maurice River. 


 3.8 km


Continue to the next intersection and turn right, never leaving the pathway n°70 North.


0.9 km 


Continue on this same pathway for 2 km, turn left at the intersection.


2.1 km 


Continue for approximately 7 km until  the intersection shaped like a “ T ”.


6.9 km 


Turn right on the trail of Lac La Tuque and continue for 500m.


0.5 km 


Turn left to follow the trail 40 South and continue for 13 km until the intersection in “ Y ” which you will perceive once the outfitter Oxygène will have been crossed. 


13.0 km 


Take the left branch and continue on the pathway 40 West for 10.2 km.


10.2 km 


Turn right and continue for 19.3 km to follow the pathway 40 South which goes allong la rivière-aux-rats.


19.3 km 


You can also reduce your course by turning right on the road R-0459, which will bring you to La Tuque faster, preventing you from going to the outfitter of la Pourvoirie Domaine Desmarais. To follow these indications, skip to the number 17 where it indicates how to get there: “ follow the road R-0459 for 30.7 km.”




To continue your journey to the outfitter Desmarais, keep going on the path 40 South for 20.3 km to rejoin the road R-0425.


 20.3 km


You will now turn left and stay on road R-0425 for 1km. Be alert for vehicules or forest trucs who carry excessive lodas. Therefore, it would be recommended to not stop on the side of the road. 


1.1 km 


Turn right and contiue for 1.8 km on the pathway 40 and follow the indications to get to the outfitter Domaine Desmarais where you can fill up your car.


1.8 km 


To get back to La Tuque, never leave the trail 40 leading North on the road R-0425 for 1.8 km


1.8 km 


Turn left on the road R-0425 and continue for 1.1 km until the trail 40 (located on your right).

  1.1 km


Turn right and follow the pathway 40 North which extends on 20.3 km

  20.3 km


Turn left on the road R-0459 for 30.7 km to join the road R-0461. Be aware of the other vehicules you might meet.

  30.7 km


Turn right on the road R-0461 and continue for 20.1 km. Be vigilant, it consists of a main forest road where you can meet forest trucs with excessive loads. It would be recommended to not stop on the side of the road where there is dust in the air that may blur your visibility.  

  20.1 km


At kilometer 3 of the road R-0461, turn left and pursue you way towards La Tuque for 5,5 km to get to a « Y » intersection. You will then see the terminal 90-320

  4.8 km


Turn left at the « Y » and continue for 2.8 km.

  2.8 km


Turn left for 900 m to meet the suspended bridge.

  0.9 km


Follow the multidisciplinary trail to come back to your starting point. 

  3.8 km


Accommodations in La Tuque accessible by Quad

  • Lodge des Lits (accommodation and food services) ; 819 680-0443 /

  • Camping Union (camping La Tuque) (camping and parking space for trailers) ; 819 523-4561 /

  • Camping Haut de la Chute (camping and parking space for trailers) : 819 523-7575

  • Hôtel Marineau La Tuque ( Motel des 9)  (accommodations, food services and parking space for trailers) ; 819 523-4551 /

  • Hôtel Marineau Centre (Motel le Gîte) (hébergement) ; 819 523-9501 /

  • Motel de La Rivière (hébergement et stationnement pour remorque) ; 819 523-2747 /

  • Motel Idéal (accommodations and parking space for trailers) ; 819 523-2735

  • Domaine Sylva (accommodations) : 819 523-3767

Coordonnées - 2a) Quad course: La Tuque - Rivière-aux-Rats - route 23 - La Tuque - 147 km

550, rue Saint-Louis, La Tuque, Québec G9X 2X4
Tél. 1 877 424-8476

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