Mt. Orford — Cross-country
Parc du Mont-Orford (800-665-6257; 819-843-9855) has 80 km. of trails for both classic and skating and 15 km. of snowshoeing trails. Upon entering the Mont Orford entrance to the park, turn right to Le Cerisier Visitor’s Center. Trails range from flat and gentle alongside a lake to steep and challenging as they climb up Mont Chauve. Cross-country gear and snowshoe rentals are available.
Park Environment Naturel de Sutton (450-538-4085) has 20 km. of snowshoeing trails and 40 km. of cross-country skiing trails. Winter hikers also are welcome. The trail network was founded by Daniel Martin, who owns the Auberge des Appalaches just down the road from Sutton. Stop by the auberge to purchase trail maps and access the trail network.