5 Hikes in the Eastern Townships

Here’s 5 hikes in the Eastern Townships that you will enjoy. The distance varies from 1 hour away to 2h30 minutes away and range from easy to hard.

Lac Gale Summit Loop

This is a 6.1 km hike with 209 m of elevation gain located in the Domaine Naturel du Lac Gale. The drive from Montreal is about an 1h 20min. There is a cost for entry but it needs to be done via the web check their website for info, at the time of my visit it was 10$ for 1 adult.

More about this hike: Hiking: Lac Gale Summit Loop

Mont Chauve

This is a 12.7 km hike with 555 m of elevation gain located in the Mont Orford National Park. The drive from Montreal is about an 1h30min. The cost is 8.75$ if you don’t have a SEPAQ Anual Card. There are a couple of entrance for this trail, this one was from Ruisseau David entrance.

More about this hike: Hiking: Mont Chauve

Round Top and Lake Spruce

This is a 7.1 km hike with 441 m of elevation gain located in the Parc d’environement Naturel de Sutton. The drive from Montreal is about an 1h 30min. The cost for enty is 6$ for 1 adult, purchase your ticket in advance or at the gate.

More about this hike: Hiking: Round Top and Lake Spruce

Pic de l’ours

This is a 11 km hike with 584 m of elevation gain located in the Mont Orford National Park. The drive from Montreal is about an 1h30min. The cost is 8.75$ if you don’t have a SEPAQ Anual Card. The access for this trail is by Le Bonnallie Service center entrance.

More about this hike: Hiking: Pic de l’Ours via L’Escalier du Nord

Mont-Mégantic

This is a 15.8 km hike with 716 m of elevation gain located in the Mont Mégantic National Park. The drive from Montreal is about an 2h30min. The cost is 8.75$ if you don’t have a SEPAQ Anual Card. This trail is located in the Observatoire sector.

More about this hike: Hiking: Trois Sommets Mont-St-Joseph,Mont-Victoria, Mont-Mégantic

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