Saint-Urbain, a farming and logging village, is a parish municipality in Quebec, Canada, located in the Capitale-Nationale region and in the Charlevoix touristic region. It is perched at the gateway to towering backcountry heights and it offers a full line-up of outdoor sports in an extraordinary setting.
The Grands-Jardins National Park (Parc national des Grands-Jardins), in the heart of the Charlevoix World Biosphere Reserve, is a prime location for enjoying the wonderful world of nature.
Adventourous hikers, mountain bikers and Nordic skiers will love La Traversée de Charlevoix, a 100 km trail through the Charlevoix’s colossal mountains that starts north of the Grands-Jardins Park and ends at Grand-Fonds Mount. The quiet pools on the du Gouffre River are perfect for salmon fishing.
Saint-Urbain was one of the localities badly hit by the 1925 Charlevoix-Kamouraska earthquake.
The municipality lies along Quebec Route 381 at the intersection with Quebec Route 138.
Saint-Urbain Website: www.sainturbain.qc.ca