Things to Do in Bas Saint-Laurent

Things to Do in Bas Saint-Laurent

Situated on the St. Lawrence River's south shore, Bas Saint-Laurent is a region full of cities and villages with a rich heritage. Discover the top attractions in Bas Saint-Laurent, your next Canadian vacation spot!

What Is There to Do in Bas Saint-Laurent?

Whether you enjoy spending time in nature or diving deep into the region's history, there is something here for you. The following attractions are among the most popular places to explore in Bas Saint-Laurent.

1. Parc National du Bic

For breathtaking views, check out Parc national du Bic. Hike and bike several trails by the coast, enjoy a picnic on the beach or discover unique wildlife. In the winter, try out cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snow tubing and kicksledding. Whatever you decide to do, your day at Parc national du Bic will be an unforgettable experience.

2. Site Historique Maritime De La Pointe-au-Pére

Board the Onondaga Submarine and learn more about the lives of 60 men who lived in this narrow space for months at a time. A 45-minute audio guide helps you understand the story and the workings of the submarine mechanics and technology.

This site is also the home to the Pointe-au-Pére Lighthouse — the second tallest lighthouse in Canada. Take a guided tour to the top for exquisite views of the area.

3. Musée Régional de Kamouraska

The Musée régional de Kamouraska is a unique museum experience as you discover the history of this old convent that dates back to 1851. Costumed guides will show you around and teach you about how people during this era lived.

What to Do Near Bas Saint-Laurent KOA Resort

The Bas Saint-Laurent KOA Resort is a central location to the region, providing areas to explore that are just a short walk or drive away. Here is what to do near the campground.

1. Riviére-du-Loup

The small city of Riviére-du-Loup is a 45-minute drive from the KOA Resort and is home to many popular attractions. Walk around the city or enjoy a whale-watching cruise. More information is available at the campground front desk. 

2. Mount St-Mathieu

For the adventurers, walk only two minutes from the campground, and you are at the foot of Mount St-Mathieu. Take the time to climb the mountain or ride your ATV up the terrain. The National Hiking Trail passes through three other distinct environments — the St. Lawrence River coast, highland plateaus and Notre Dame Mountains.

3. Golf Courses

Golf enthusiasts, rejoice! There are seven golf courses at or under a one-hour drive from the KOA Campground. Golf at a lowkey course at Golf St-Mathieu or spend a little extra for the prestigious Golf du Bic, only 30 minutes away.

Book Your Stay at Bas Saint-Laurent KOA Resort Today

After a long day of sightseeing, there is no better place to relax than Bas Saint-Laurent KOA Resort. Lay on the sandy beach, grab a drink at the bar, eat at our on-site restaurant or lounge while watching cable TV at your campsite. Book your reservation today!

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