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“A straightforward trail with moderate elevation which finishes at an old chapel”
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This one is available all year long and is well maintained in the winter. There is a parking lot half way up, but it's closed in the winter. Better to just start this one at the beach to make it longer.
Brings you to the top of a hill where an old chapel sits. From here you'll get a good view of the region.
Unfortunately, part of the trail goes over the road (for about 1 k) and has you crossing the main road.
Features: Fall Colors — Swimming
Dogs: No Dogs
All good trails with no scrambling.
From the beach parking lot, head north and run through the forest. Once you cross the main road a moderate climb starts and brings you to a plateau.
Head West for a couple of km where you'll start the real climbing until you hit a small chapel on the top of the hill.
From here you'll be rewarded with a nice place to sit and with an ok view (these aren't the Rockies after all ...).
History & Background
The Park is home to one of the largest heronries in Quebec and the historical site of Calvaire d'Oka (Calvary of Oka) shrine which dates from 1740.