Saint-Timothée basin loop

Biking, Family circuit

A 7.7 km bike path right in the middle of the St. Lawrence River. The looped circuit runs over the islands and dams of the Hydro-Québec basin, linking the Parc régional des Îles-de-Saint-Timothée and the Les Cèdres – Salaberry-de-Valleyfield maritime shuttle. Accessible by bike from the Soulanges bike path, by maritime shuttle and the Parc régional des Îles-de-Saint-Timothée. Free parking.

Nearby beach! Top off your day with an outing to the Parc régional des-Îles-de-Saint-Timothée beach. 

Information

Kilometers

7.7 km

Difficulty

Easy

Course details

5.9 km on bike path - including 3 km on rock-dust (not recommended for in-line skates, suitable for all types of bicycles)
1.8 km on road (safe for families)

Prices

Free

How about a bike-beach combo?

The Saint-Timothée basin loop connects with the Parc régional des Îles-de-Saint-Timothée, a lovely spot to take a beach break, freshen up and grab a bite. Easily accessible by bike, the park provides bike racks so you can leave yours there and go and enjoy the beauty of the site: shaded picnic area, walking trails, interpretation circuit, adventure trail, more than 100 different species of birds to observe, small craft rentals (pedalos, stand up paddleboards [SUP], canoes, kayaks). For more information about the Parc régional des Îles-de-Saint-Timothée, click here.

Bike Tour

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Indications

  • None

    Départ au stationnement du presbytère

  • Rue Saint-Laurent

    0,6

  • Parc de la Pointe-aux-Érables

    0,35

  • Traverser la digue

    0,65

  • Poursuivre sur la piste cyclable

    2,4

  • Traverser les barrages Juillet 1 et Juillet 2

    0,8

  • Poursuivre sur la piste cyclable

    1,6

  • Tourner à droite vers l'entrée du Parc régional des Îles-de-Saint-Timothée

    0,14

  • Rue Saint-Laurent

    1,2