Thetford Region
like nowhere else

Located in Chaudière-Appalaches, the Thetford region is mainly characterized by its remarkable mining heritage. The turquoise water of the mining pits and the lunar landscapes attract visitors from everywhere. Behind these unusual landscapes hides a fascinating history that can be discovered in the interpretation centers, museums, historic sites and discovery tours of the region.

Visite minière - Mine BC - Lac turquoise
Visite minière - Mine BC - Lac turquoise

The Thetford region is also recognized for its offer of outdoor activities and adrenaline activities. This is understandable when you know that there are several mountains, many lakes including two of the largest south of the St. Lawrence, a national park, an ecological reserve, rivers, forests as far as the eye can see ... Thetford area has nature as its backyard!

Mont Grand Morne - Vol libre - Coucher de soleil
Mont Grand Morne - Vol libre - Coucher de soleil

Get inspired, enjoy!

Visite minière - Mine BC - Lac turquoise
BC Mine Lookout

Turquoise lake

Would you like to see a turquoise lake, easily accessible, for free? See you at the BC Mine Lookout!

It is located on rue du Lac Noir in Thetford Mines. (👉Blue signs from the Ministry of Tourism will get you there easily! 😃)

Vélorails de Beaulac-Garthby - Balade en vélorail - Gens sur Vélorail
Bike track on rails


A vélorail is a small vehicle traveling on the railway thanks to the muscular strength of the users. Try it at least once in your life!

👉 This bike track on rails offers a breathtaking view of Lake Aylmer! 😃

3 Monts - Piste d'hébertisme - Module de jeux
Rope course trail

3 monts

The 3 Monts are not just a network of 20 km of trails connecting three mountains. It is also a rope course trail!

👉  Why not become a member of the organization and thus have unlimited access to the trails and play modules? 😃

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Mont Grand Morne - Belvédère - Vue paysage et participant Monts Défi - Crédit LUCIE DUBOIS
Nature as a backyard


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Centre historique de la mine King - Forge - Personnage grillagé de forgeron
History behind the landscape


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