Summer and Fall Activities

The great nature of Saint-Donat attracts many visitors looking for a place to relax. Since the vast majority of activities are free, it’s easy to take full advantage of them. Magnificent lakes, majestic mountains and sublime landscapes offer you an unforgettable experience!

Road biking and Mountain bike

In addition to the popular bike routes, there are trails accessible to mountain bikes and fatbikes developed by the Club Plein Air in Parc des Pionniers and Parc Nature-Études Louise-Beaudry. The tour of lakes Archambault and Ouareau as well as the Chemin du Nordet remain among the essential experiences.

+ View the cycling map (PDF)

Hiking Trails

Saint-Donat is full of hiking trails that will delight nature lovers. In the forest, on the edge of a lake, in the mountains or in the heart of the village… a host of discoveries await you!

+ See the trail map

536, rue Principale Saint-Donat (Quebec) J0T 2C0
819-424-2833 1-888-783-6628

Pedestrian Path to Discover Local History

All villages have a story, that of Saint-Donat is part of the great colonization movements of the 19th century. Discover old houses, paintings reproduced from old photographs composing a historical fresco, all decorated with educational panels. A 5.6 km path on foot or by bike.

Parc des Pionniers

Right in the heart of the village of Saint-Donat, on the edge of Lac Archambault and encircled by mountains, Parc des Pionniers is the perfect place to picnic and enjoy a beautiful day outdoors. Playground modules for children, a supervised beach, a bike trail and hiking, water launch ramp, BBQ and ample parking. 14, chemin Hector-Bilodeau, Saint-Donat (Quebec) J0T 2C0
819-424-2833 1-888-ST-DONAT

Parc national du Mont-Tremblant

The oldest national park, Mont-Tremblant National Park, is an exceptional territory dedicated to preserving nature. The Chute-aux-Rats, the beaches of lakes Provost and Sables as well as the new multifunctional trail remain the must-see sites in the Pimbina sector. 2954, route 125 Nord, Saint-Donat (Quebec) J0T 2C0
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> Nautical activities

Our lakes and rivers are suitable for the practice of numerous nautical activities. But for all users to have a memorable experience, respect and courtesy are essential.

Club Nautique Saint-Donat

The preferred location for all lovers of non-motorized water sports, club nautique Saint-Donat offers a multitude of activities and services such as: rental of kayaks, canoes, windsurf boards and pedal boats. Want to try sailing sports? The sailing school offers dynamic and customized courses. 223, rue Saint-Donat, Saint-Donat (Quebec) J0T 2C0
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Club de Ski Nautique St-Donat

The Club de ski nautique St-Donat offers 4 to 5 day lesson sessions on a private lake in the Grand R area. The instructors are certified by Water Ski Canada and offer personalized supervision to participants. The lessons are aimed at children aged 7 to 18, whether they are beginners or on the way to becoming great champions.
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Canoe Kayak

The practice of canoeing and kayaking is an exceptional means of ensuring the protection of the shores and aquatic environments of Saint-Donat. There are many lakes and streams to discover unique landscapes and places.

+ See the maps (in french)

> Golf and mini-golf

Fabulous landscapes with views of the surrounding mountains and lakes complete the course of the Saint-Donat Golf Club. The mini-golf located in the village is ideal for a good time with family and to entertain your children!

Club de Golf St-Donat

Beginners or experienced golfers will take pleasure in meeting the challenges of the Saint-Donat golf Club and its magnificent landscapes. 92, route 329, Saint-Donat (Quebec) J0T 2C0
1-888-424-2658 819-424-2658
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L’Après Golf

An ideal driving range for golf lovers as well as a mini-golf course for fun with family or friends, all in the heart of Saint-Donat. 115, route 125 nord, Saint-Donat (Quebec) J0T 2C0
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> ATV trail

Club Paradis du QUAD Ouareau

The Club Paradis du QUAD Ouareau offers four year-round trails to explore the area. A trail map is available at the Saint-Donat tourist information office. Possibility to rent mountain bikes at the rental center in St-Donat.
+ See the trail map 819-424-3772
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> Tennis

Municipal tennis courts

Come and enjoy the 4 magnificent clay tennis courts from Monday to Sunday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., from National Patriots’ Day to Thanksgiving. Access to the grounds is completely free. 259-B, rue Principale, Saint-Donat (Quebec) J0T 2C0

> Attractions and recreational activities

Bird watching

The Étangs trail, located on Desrochers Street, allows you to discover an exceptional habitat sheltering a hundred species of birds. Bird watchers will be delighted!
+ Discover the 184 listed species registered on the eBird site
819-424-2833 1-888-783-6628


Fishermen are spoiled for choice among the many bodies of water in Saint-Donat. Brook trout, muskellunge, lake trout, smallmouth bass and landlocked salmon may be present. Mont-Tremblant National Park also offers packages including a boat.

Un été tout en culture

Finally, the summer shows are back in compliance with the health regulations in force.

The site will be accessible one hour before the presentation of the events. A limited number of people are admitted to shows and open-air cinemas presented at Place de l’Eglise.

+ See the 2022 program (in french)

> Boat rental

Saint-Donat has dozens of water bodies including the majestic Ouareau and Archambault lakes. Paddle or sail to fully discover these exceptional places. Boats of all kinds are available for rent.

Motorized boats

Location Aqua Terre 819-321-7385 Website

Location St-Donat 819-424-2124

Sport et Marine MV 819-424-3433 Website

Non-Motorized Boats

Club Nautique Saint-Donat 819-340-0574 Website

Parc national de Mont-Tremblant 819-424-2954 Website

Location St-Donat 819-424-2124

Sport et Marine MV 819-424-3433 Website

Launch ramp locations

In order to preserve the quality of water bodies, certain restrictions and rules apply to launch and/or circulation on the water bodies of Saint-Donat. The nautical patrol ensures that boaters adopt responsible behaviours that respect all users.