Hell’s Gate Canyon (Canyon des portes de L’Enfer)

Located 35 km (22 mi) south of Rimouski, Hell’s Gate Canyon won't leave you disappointed.

Starting at the 20 m (65 ft) high Grand Sault Falls, the canyon stretches over more than 5 km (3 mi) between sheer narrow cliffs reaching heights of up to 90 m (295 ft).

Offering 14 km (8.7 mi) of walking trails and 10 km (6.2 mi) of bike paths, it seduces tourists with its unique panoramas. Visitors enjoy access to Quebec's highest suspended bridge, 63 m (207 ft) high and 99 m (325 ft) long, and can test their strength with the Descente aux enfers (descent into hell), 300 steps leading to the Rimouski River.

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Hell's Gate Cannon. Copyright © Oleg Mukhin

Bike rentals are available on site. Visitors can learn more about the history of timber driving and explore the habitat of the beaver and its hidden treasures.

A snack bar and 15 camping sites are waiting for the visitors. Open from the end of May to the end of October, the site is presenting you the Nature in all its glory.

To get to the site on the way from Rimouski, take highway 20, exit 610, and then road 232.

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