Vélo de montagne
Le Massif de Charlevoix
Andy Vathis

Le Massif de Charlevoix


Get carried away by gravity

Le Massif de Charlevoix is ​​now a major mountain biking destination. Located at the entrance of the Charlevoix region, it offers a majestic and unique setting to experience exhilarating moments. The omnipresent nature, views of the St. Lawrence River, the longest vertical drop east of the Canadian Rockies, and the winding turns ensure fun for everyone.

Mountain bikers of all levels will enjoy Le Massif's network of trails accessible by ski lift offering breathtaking panoramas. Skill zones at the top and base of the mountain allow beginners to practice the basics before embarking on long descents, while technical and steep trails will satisfy the more adventurous bikers. Although the main access is at the top, the mountain is also accessible from the base.

An extended stay at Le Massif de Charlevoix to ride and discover the region is highly recommended, with many nearby attractions such as hiking, canyoning, and Le Vol de l'Oiseau Mechanical, the world’s first night-time carousel located on a mountainside.


Bike wash


From June 17 to October 9, 2023
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Note: The last lift for visitors parked at the base of the mountain is at 4:30pm

Online ticketing

Vélo de montagne
Le Massif de Charlevoix
Gabriel Gakwaya

Trail Overview

Number of trails
Total distance
40 km
Types of trails
Mountain and downhill
Difficulty level

Mountain bike trails

Enhance your experience

After a long day of riding, you may want to take it easy or enjoy a delicious meal. You're in luck! Each centre offers many options nearby.

Le Massif de Charlevoix

Vol de l'Oiseau Mécanique

The whole family will love the Vol de l'Oiseau Mécanique, an animated carousel ride on Le Massif’s chairlifts that offers a luminous, sensory and emotional experience.

Le Massif de Charlevoix


Guided excursion to descend into moss-covered canyons, traverse rugged streams, hike and swim among canyon walls, and rappel waterfalls while harnessed to a rope...all accompanied by professional guides.

Restaurant Le Camp Boule Buvette
Le Massif de Charlevoix

Restaurant Le Camp Boule Buvette

Inspired by the four seasons, Le Camp Boule restaurant takes you on a culinary exploration, with simplicity and boundless flavours, while spotlighting local products from the Charlevoix region.

Getting here

Here are all the ways you can get to the Quebec City area and have an unforgettable biking experience.

By plane

Consult the website of the nearest airport, Aéroport de Québec, to plan your trip by airplane.

By car

Access via summit:

185, Chemin du Massif, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, QC G0A 2L0

Access via the base:

1350, rue Principale, Petite Rivière-Saint-François, QC G0A 2L0

Electric vehicles:

Le Massif offers access to a parking area reserved for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, including ten Tesla charging stations, three universal electric stations, and six Porsche universal electric stations, including two at the base.

Access to trails

Main access to the mountain (summit):

The parking lot and trailhead are located at 185 Chemin du Massif, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, QC G0A 2L0

Mountain base:

The parking lot is located at 1350 Rue Principale, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, QC G0A 2L0

Access to the trails is strictly granted upon the purchase of a daily ticket or a seasonal pass, both of which are available online at lemassif.com.

These purchases are essential as they contribute directly to the maintenance, development, and long-term sustainability of the trail network.

There's so much more to explore

There is so much to see and do in the area that you will definitely want to return to explore all the destinations.