Local Area Attractions Near Bas Saint-Laurent KOA Resort
Bas St-Laurent KOA is in the heart of Bas-St-Laurent area: Trois-Pistoles is at 15 minutes, Rimouski, Rivière-du-Loup and Temiscouata-sur-le-lac are at 45 minutes or less only. Take info at front desk!
Excursions at sea
Dive into the sea adventure cruise through several activities and visits to historic and exciting sites! Whale watching tours is one of many excursions offered. Excursions to the l'Île aux Basques, located 5 km from Trois-Pistoles, was occupied by Native Americans 2,000 years ago and frequented by Basque fishermen from 1584.
More information: http://www.koabasstlaurent.com/koabsl/en-us/todo/excursions.aspx
Pointe-au-Père Maritime Historic Site (Onondaga Submarine & The Empress of Ireland)
Climb aboard the only submarine open to the public in Canada. Upon entering the ship you will discover the daily life of some sixty men, who lived confined for months in a submarine 90 meters. The audio tour takes you into this fascinating and unknown. It is also possible to spend an evening and a night aboard for the experience as if you were a submariner!
The Empress of Ireland pavilion tells the story of the Empress of Ireland. From its construction in 1906 until 1012 who made shipwreck victims in 1914, you will learn about this magnificent ship. Discover the collection of objects taken from the wreck, photos, interactive kiosks and testimonials from passengers. A screening will take you into the atmosphere of that fateful night.
'Ranch CR' in Saint-Fabien at 30 km from the KOA campground.
Canyon des Portes de l'Enfer
The Canyon des Portes de l'Enfer (Hell's Gate Canyon) in Saint-Narcisse-de-Rimouski begins with the Grand Sault waterfall and stretches nearly five miles between steep and narrow rock walls up to 90 metres high. A network of easy-to-intermediate hiking trails, from 1 to 14 kilometres, leads to stunning panoramic views and a 63-metre high suspended footbridge, the highest in Quebec.
Local Area Recreation Near Bas Saint-Laurent KOA Resort
Watch till 9 species of whales mainly white belugas: a 3.5 hour cruise from Rivière-du-Loup at 45 minutes only from campground.
Get $5 discount if you buy at campground front desk!
Onondaga submarine and sea museum
Onondaga submarine and the Empress of Ireland museum are a must to see in Bas-St-Laurent. You can visit inside the submarine, a true war submarine. Empress of Ireland sank in St. Lawrence River near Rimouski in 1914, just weeks before World War 1, taking 1,012 people to their death. This is the most important historical site in Rimouski.
After your visit, take the time to walk along Rimouski promenade on the sea!
Hiking and mountain bike
Just 2 minutes' walk and you are at the foot of Mount St-Mathieu: paradise of hiking and mountain biking. Climb the mountain for a breathtaking view! You have an ATV? You are at the right place!
The National Hiking Trail (144 km in 12 segments) passes through 3 distinct environments: coast and lowlands of St. Lawrence River, highland plateaus and Notre Dame Mountains.
Golfers: 7 golf courses are situated at one-hour drive or less from campground.
Golf St-Mathieu is very cheap and is situated at 3 km: a 9 hole par 36.
Prestigious Golf du Bic (18 holes par 72) is at 30 minutes from campground: $5 off if you buy your tickets at campground and we do reservation at the same time!
Golf Rivière-Hâtée is a 9 hole par 3 lighted. New: disc-golf and driving range.
Ask to front desk, we can help you\
Ranch St-Fabien is just at 20 km only from campground.