Bike Excursions in Abitibi-Temiscamingue
Many bicycle routes are located in the Abitibi-Temiscamingue Region, and the Green Route, the longest bicycle itinerary in North America, links the region with the rest of Quebec via La Route of Moccasin from Temiscamingue or by the paved shoulders of Highway 117 from Abitibi.
Bikers will find a 5 kilometres bicycle path of a crushed rock surface in Amos, as well as 11 kilometres asphalts bicycle margin where people can rollerblade or use their bicycle.
In La Sarre, a multifunctional path crosses the territory of the city. This path is accessible all year. During summers, its paved surface allows visitors to use their bicycle, inline skates or just go for a walk. In winter, the path is used by cross-country skiers. In Rouyn-Noranda, the circuit offers varied excursions where tourists will discover, on a protected lane and paved shoulders, Rouyn-Noranda city and its vicinities.
An 8.4 kilometre long paved path forms here a loop around the shores of Lake Osisko, word which means Nice Site in the native Algonquin language. The Moccasin Line, Linear Park of Temiscamingue, starts at Ville-Marie. Here cyclists enjoy a marked, crushed rock path that covers 45 kilometres across agricultural and forestry panoramas.
At the town of Temiscaming, the circuit Roger Labrosse is a nine kilometre long paved path for bikers and inline skaters.