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Activities

On the edge of the Manicouagan Crater Lake or at the foot of the Uapishka (Groulx) Mountains, come and discover the prized hallmarks of the Manicouagan backcountry to enjoy a unique immersive experience within the vastness of a territory that blends with the splendour of Nature and the essence of the Innu culture. Whether they lead you to one of the largest meteorite impact craters visible on Earth or to the heart of a mythical forest that was the winter home of the Innu people for thousands of years, our activities are designed for adventurers of every kind in search of awe-inspiring experiences and discoveries. And if you are lucky enough, you may experience a magical night when the sky is draped with a myriad of stars and reveals a spectacular display of northern lights.

Below is an overview of the activities that can be done near Uapishka Station. Many other activities and packages including lodging will be unveiled in early 2022; sign up for our newsletter to be the first to know about our news!

"A la carte" activities

Are you curious by nature and looking for an authentic adventure on your own, as a couple, with friends or with family? Summer or winter? Or both?

The Uapishka Station is THE destination you are looking for to fully immerse yourself in everything Nitassinan has to offer. With its wide range of activities and varied accommodation offering, the Uapishka Station opens its doors wide to you whether you have reached your destination or are simply passing through.

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Discovering the Arctic Tundra

Discovering the Arctic Tundra

Summer

Guided

Intermediate

Uapishka Mountains

In a few hours, you will hike through a number of ecosystems and finally reach the Arctic tundra at the top of Mont Harfang

$80/person

About 5 hrs

Guided Kayak Excursion

Guided Kayak Excursion

Summer

Guided

Beginner

Manicouagan Crater Lake

Beneath your feet is one of the largest meteorite impact craters visible on Earth

$80/person

About 4 hrs

Eye of Quebec Tour in a Kayak

Eye of Quebec Tour in a Kayak

Summer, Fall

Self-guided

Expert

Manicouagan Crater Lake

An excursion not to be missed for seasoned kayakers.

7 to 9 days / 210 km

The Groulx Mountains Crossing

The Groulx Mountains Crossing

Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Self-guided

Expert

Uapishka Mountains

The great crossing is an expert-level adventure in complete autonomy that makes you dive into the massif’s vastness

3 to 4 day / about 44 km

Climbing Mont Harfang

Climbing Mont Harfang

Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Self-guided

Intermediate

Uapishka Mountains

Mont Harfang is the most accessible mountain in the Uapishka (Groulx) range, allowing the discovery of the boreal forest to the alpine Arctic tundra on the top

About 5 hrs / loop of 10.5 km

Climbing Mont Jauffret

Climbing Mont Jauffret

Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Self-guided

Advanced

Uapishka Mountains

Mont Jauffret allows you to experience the vastness of the Uapishka (Groulx) Mountains with their breathtaking landscapes

About 8 hrs / 14 km (round trip)

Ascension of Mont Provencher

Ascension of Mont Provencher

Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Self-guided

Advanced

Uapishka Mountains

Once at the top, you will be treated to a magnificent view of the eastern part of the Manicouagan Crater Lake and René-Levasseur Island

About 6 hrs / 9.7 km (one-way)

Shoreline Trail

Shoreline Trail

Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Self-guided

Beginner

Manicouagan Crater Lake

Surrounded by a carpet of caribou moss, the trail is accessible to the entire family and is without any doubt the ideal pathway for a first hike

About 30 minutes to 2 hours (1.7 km or 5 km loop)

Stargazing

Stargazing

Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Self-guided

Beginner

Uapishka Mountains

Let yourself be enchanted by the immensity of the starry sky, where no light interferes with the twinkling of the stars.

Duration: As long as you want

Fishing on the Manicouagan Crater Lake

Fishing on the Manicouagan Crater Lake

Spring, Summer

Self-guided

Intermediate

Manicouagan Crater Lake

Far from the tourist influx typical of outfitters in major hubs, you will not return empty-handed during your fishing trip here

Duration: As long as you want

Wade Fishing

Wade Fishing

Spring, Summer

Self-guided

Beginner

Manicouagan Crater Lake

Reel in some fish on the shores of the Manicouagan Crater Lake near the Station or the campground

Duration: As long as you want

Ice Fishing

Ice Fishing

Winter

Self-guided

Beginner

Manicouagan Crater Lake

Reel in northern pike, grey trout (touladi), landlocked salmon, brook trout, and whitefish

Duration: As long as you want

Snowshoeing on the Manicouagan Crater Lake

Snowshoeing on the Manicouagan Crater Lake

Winter

Self-guided

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Expert

Manicouagan Crater Lake

The vast and frozen expanse allows you to snowshoe for hours while enjoying the soothing tranquility of the landscape, a unique northern immersion experience

Duration: As long as you want

Snowkiting

Snowkiting

Winter

Self-guided

Advanced

Manicouagan Crater Lake

A huge playground of nearly 400 km2 where you can let the wind carry you away

Duration: As long as you want

Stand-up Paddleboarding (SUP)

Stand-up Paddleboarding (SUP)

Spring, Summer

Self-guided

Beginner

Manicouagan Crater Lake

Appreciate both the immensity and the soothing tranquility of the landscapes (self-guided SUP rental available)

4 hrs rental

Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling

Winter

Self-guided

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Expert

Uapishka Mountains

A true powder paradise, the Uapishka (Groulx) territory is considered by snowmobile enthusiasts as the most beautiful place in Quebec for off-trail snowmobiling

From $675/group (1 guide)

Duration: A day

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