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A: Saint-Michel des Saints loop - Parent - Casey - St-Michel-des-Saints (ATV and off-road motorcycle)

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St-Michel-des-Saints Loop - Parent - Casey - Saint-Michel-des-Saints: 715 km

Saint-Michel-des-Saint-Parent : 465 km

Take trail no. 724 west towards Ascension, about 112 km, then turn right. From this intersection to Ascension (to be checked indicated path closed temporarily) there remains 26 km and this always on the path N ° 252

From Ascension to Chute-Saint-Philipe follow trail n ° 252 for about 90 km. From Chute-St-Philippe, take path n ° 20 heading north towards Parent.

After about 120 km. To refuel, you can reach the relay Lu-Nic turning left to join the path of Parent (R-1502). Continue approximately 110 km on trail # 20 and you will reach the bridge that crosses the Bazin River and replaces the old cable ferry.Then continue on for about 9 km to the junction of trail no. A 1 km left a rest area will be built in the summer of 2018 on the site of the former dam Bazin River, dismantled in 2017. For Parent, turn right to chemin Parent-Mont-Laurier . Turn left on this road to Parent.

Return Parent-Casey-St-Michel-des-Saints: 250 km

From Parent, go towards La Tuque by taking the forest road R-0450 (10). Once across the bridge at km 98, continue for 12 km until km 84 and turn right, follow the direction Casey on 66 km. Turn right on the forest road R-0457 towards Casey for 22 km, you will cross the forest road R-0461 (25).

Continue to Casey and the Kanawata outfitter for 42 km. p From Kanawata Outfitter, join Forest Road R-0403 (1) and turn left. Continue to km 106 and turn right to Lac du Repos Outfitter. (about 60km).

Continue on the path towards St-Michel-des-Saints, it remains about 90 km via the Chemin de la Manawan.

This tour is for informational purposes only, there may be changes without notice.



Club Quad Parent: 819 667-2377 / / Facebook

Club Quad Matawinie: 450 755-7885 / / Facebook

Services offered at Parent

Domaine L'Ombre du Vent (accommodation in a chalet); 819 667-2112 /

Hotel Central (accommodation, catering) 819 667-2377 /

Dépanneur chez Mon Chum (gas, SAQ, grocery store and repair) 819 667-2100 /

Other services offered nearby

Pourvoirie du barrage Gouin and Magnan (accommodation, restaurants and gasoline); 819 666-2332 / 

Pourvoirie Kanawata  (accommodation, food, gas); 819 666-2007 /

Aski de Wemotaci (accommodation); 819 666-2666

Restaurant Kwatuor de Wemotaci (catering and gas); 819 666-2666

Fer-à-Cheval (lodging, gas and food) 819 667-2525 /


Other information : QudGenPC software (software for creating GPS tracks)


Parent's must-sees

Bazin River

A canoe-camping trip, the Bazin River is a circuit recognized and mapped by the Quebec Canoe and Kayak Federation. Several beaches line this river and the fishing quality is surprising. Lake Decelle Beautiful body of water surrounded by sand dunes; beaches as far as the eye can see.

Radar Mountain

Located about 5 km from Parent at the base of the Radar. From the top of this former dismantled military site, you can admire a landscape stretching 20 km around on a clear day.

Must-See Attractions Near Parent

Gouin Dam Created in 1918, the Gouin dam is used to regulate the waters of the basin it serves to supply hydroelectric power stations. Downstream of the Gouin dam, twelve hydroelectric power stations were erected during the last century; ten are still active. Note that there is no visit to hydroelectric facilities.

Wemotaci The word Wemotaci comes from the name of a mountain. Elders translate this meaning by the action of the wind on the snow that gives wave shapes. Another definition means: place of observation referring to the mountain behind Wemotaci.

Casey On the forest road R0-461 (25) at km 138 turn and make about 8 km. Impressive to see this airstrip in the middle of the forest, it would date back to the 1950s. The goal was to prepare for emergency landings and refueling during the Cold War. The 2.5 km track has a thickness of almost one meter, we can see some vestiges of barracks and underground facilities.


Coordonnées - A: Saint-Michel des Saints loop - Parent - Casey - St-Michel-des-Saints (ATV and off-road motorcycle)

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

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