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Winter activities

The abundant snowfall in the Charlevoix region transforms Le Genévrier into a winter wonderland offering activities to keep you busy all day long. Discover our ice oval, lighted skating rink, hiking and snowshoe trails and tubing run.

All onsite activities are free for cottage occupants.
Snowshoes available for rent onsite. Certain activities are subject to cancellation due to weather conditions.

Nearby activities

The Charlevoix region is renowned for its gorgeous vistas. With its wide array of year round activities, it’s a nature lover’s destination of choice.


Laiterie Charlevoix

Founded in 1948 by Elmina Fortin and Stanislas Labbé, la Laiterie Charlevoix is still owned by the Labbé family. Stanislas and Elmina's great grandchildren are the fourth generation to work in the company. Dedicated originally to distributing dairy products in Charlevoix and the North Shore, the company adapted well over the years and turned to producing fine cheeses and cheddar. La Laiterie Charlevoix products are distributed throughout Canada.



(5 minutes away) The birthplace of internationally renowned Cirque du Soleil and a favorite of Canada’s Group of Seven painters, Baie Saint-Paul with its more than 85 century-old homes sits in a lovely valley and still attracts artists today.

Strolling along its narrow streets lined with quaint boutiques and art galleries is a great way to discover and fully enjoy one of Québec’s oldest towns. The nearby Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, a scenic six-kilometre drive down the mountain to the St. Lawrence River is another favorite of visitors.


Massif de Charlevoix

( 20 minutes away) Le Massif de Charlevoix is the pinnacle of slide sport destinations, where nature’s attributes alone tend to the extremes: spectacular river scenery, never-ending panoramic trails and a micro-climate that delivers ever-abundant snowfalls. This uncommon environment is quietly shared among aficionados, who rise to the challenge of conquering 770 m of breathtaking vertical!


Sentier des caps hiking trail

( 20 minutes away) Take advantage of your visit to the Charlevoix to discover or rediscover le Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix’s cross-country and snowshoe trails.


Parc National des Grands-Jardins

(20 minutes away) The park offers an incomparable and unique Nordic skiing and snowshoeing experience with 35 km of intermediate trails. In winter, Mont du Lac des Cygnes and La Chouenne are the gateways to an incredible winter wonderland, as visitors revel in awesome summit scenery.


Casino de Charlevoix

(40 minutes away) Le Casino de Charlevoix is annexed to the prestigious Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu Hotel. The Casino showcases a unique game and entertainment experience featuring cutting edge technology. Choose from over 900 slot machines, countless table games and awesome multimedia shows and performances.