Printable version : boucle de fin de semaine
First night in La Tuque
From La Tuque to the forest road R-0425 (125) : 75 km
Take the multifunctional path of the urban sector of La Tuque towards the suspended bridge of the West shore. Do not circulate on the side of the road.
Cross the suspended bridge spanning the Saint-Maurice River and follow the trail # 70 then # 40 West towards Saint-Michels-des-Saints for 75 km,you can take a break at the outfitter Domaine Desmarais which will be at 2 km from your left.
Break at the outfitter Desmarais (gas, meals and accommodations on reservation) ; 514 606-3686 / pourvoiriedomainedesmarais.com
From the intersection R-0425 (125) to the forest road R-0461 (25) : 40 km
At the intersection of the federated path for quads and of the forest road (125), km 8.5, turn right and continue on this forest road for 40 km.
Second night in La Tuque
At the intersection of the forest road R-0461 (25), continue straight on this road (60) until the bridge upstream of the dam Rapides-des-Cœurs, at KM 29. If you wish to stop, stop before the bridge but not once you are on it.
Continue in a straight line to the Relais 22 Milles situated KM 61 of the forest road R-0450 (10).
From km 61 of the forest road R-0450 (10) up to La Tuque : 170 km
drive along the forest road R-0450 (10) up to km 31, you are at the bridge of the Trenche River where ther eis a big parking space ideal for a break. Turn right before the bridge, in direction to Rapide-Blanc about 14 km. Follow the signs quad, pathway no 70 South.
From Rapide-Blanc, cross the bridge spanning the Saint-Maurice River and ride on the asphalted road and not on the side leading to Rapide-Blanc station;about 8 km. Then, at KM 38 on the asphalted road, turn right on the forest road (26), keep going up to KM 11,5. If you conitue on the asphalt, you will reach the dam La Trenche but will have to turn around to get to La Tuque. Turn left and continue for 20 km. At this precise intersection, you will be at km 14 of the forest road R-0461 (25). Cross the road and continue for 4 km until the next forest path, turn right heading towards Club Odanak.
From Club Odanak, follow the pathway quad # 70 leading to La Tuque extending on 35 km
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