The Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region is without a doubt an ideal destination to discover on a bicycle. The proposed experiences are diversified and adapted for everyone. Did you know that the region has two major bicycle routes resulting in more than 700 km? And for thrill-seekers, the region's mountain bike and fatbike centers also have everything to please. Over the years, services adapted for cyclists have been developed, making it easy, pleasant and accessible to prepare your stay on two wheels in the region.


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A website dedicated to the cycling experience in the region gatters all the practical information you need to plan your next getaway in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean. Free tools have been developed to help you prepare your trip.


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Bike paths and routes

The Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region covers a very large territory. To discover it, you have a lot of choices! Numerous bicycle paths that cover several municipalities and cities. To cover even more kilometers, the two official bicycle routes will make you see all the colors , all along the two main sectors of the region.

Bike routes

A bike path is defined as a marked itinerary for cyclists that connects several cities or regions. The goal is to promote and encourage the use of bicycle paths by local and tourist customers.

The Véloroute des bleuets allows you to discover the immensity and beauty of Lac Saint-Jean as you travel through the fields, towns and villages bordering it. The Véloroute du Fjord du Saguenay promises majestic mountainous landscapes bordering the Saguenay Fjord. In both cases, you will be amazed by the spectacle unfolding before your eyes!

Together, the two bicycle routes will transport you on more than 600 kilometers and offer you diversified and accessible circuits for all skill levels. Whether you walk, cycle or even rollerblade, the paved routes allow you to admire the region's magnificent landscapes and take advantage of a multitude of services and touristic attractions near the bike paths. Moreover, a large part of their network is made up of marked and safe circuits that are part of the Route verte.

The Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region has two official bicycle routes:

Bike routes

Attached to the bike paths, the bike routes will help you discover new horizons. By taking one of the many bicycle routes in the region, you will discover the towns and villages that make the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region.

These routes will bring you close to the region's tourist attractions, but also to local businesses. Whether you want to add an activity to your cycling day or break bread at lunchtime with a local meal, you can soak up 110% of the region's atmosphere!

Cycling routes in the region :

  • Parc national de la Pointe-Taillon (Saint-Henri-de-Taillon)
  • Réseau cyclable de Saint-Félicien (Saint-Félicien)
  • Réseau associé Ville d'Alma, (Alma)
  • Horst de Kénogami 

A varied offer

In the region, the offer of services for cyclists on the bicycle routes and bike paths is well developed. 

Many parking lots are available for cyclists to leave their cars during their ride. Along the way, you will find charging stations and rest stops. Numerous ambassadors-patrolmen are also present on the bike routes to provide you with information, assistance and safety advice if needed.

In addition, there is also a wide range of accommodations that hold the "Bienvenue Cyclistes" certification from Vélo Québec. You can easily find it by consulting the "certifications" section of the member files.
You can learn about all our certifications and partners here.

 « Bienvenue Cyclistes » businesses  


Bike rental

Several companies offer bike rentals to help you ride every kilometer of our beautiful region. We invite you to consult the list of members to learn more about their services. 

For the rental of adapted bikes, Parc Rivière-du-Moulin offers options for people with disabilities.

Consulter la liste


Organisation of cycling tours

You want to cycle on the bike routes, but you don't know where to start. Why not let the experts guide you? With circuits ranging from one to seven days, the Véloroute des Bleuets and the Véloroute du Fjord du Saguenay won't have secrets for you.

For more information on how to book your guided or self-guided tour, please consult the Équinox Aventure member's page!

Équinox Aventure

Luggage shuttles

Luggage shuttle services allow you to leave your luggage without having to worry about carrying it with you. Just leave your bags and continue on your way, your luggage will simply be waiting for you on the other side. Many companies offer shuttle services throughout the region.


  • Navettes de la Véloroute des Bleuets
  • Navettes maritimes du Fjord
  • Saguenay Aventures
  • Équinox Aventure

Water shuttle services

The water shuttle service allows to transport cyclists and their luggage from one point to another without hassle. Whether it is to avoid a harder part of the path for your group or to return to your destination after your day, several companies offer this service in the region.


  • Navettes maritimes du Fjord
  • Navette nautique « Le Péribonka »
  • Le Maligneau et le traversier de Péribonka (associated with the Véloroute des Bleuets)

To enhance your cycling trip in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, why not discover other attractions:


Why not stop and enjoy the breathtaking view of the lake with an impromptu swim. Whether you're with the family or alone, the view will blow you away!


The landscapes of the region will enchant you! To give yourself a little break, nothing better than to stop and appreciate the nature in front of you!



Once your journey is over, several microbreweries will open their doors to you. Terrase and glass in hand, this is a winning recipe.


Moutain bike

The region also has several mountain biking centers as well as sites with trails accessible to this sport. They are located throughout the region, around the lake, in Saguenay and in the Route du Fjord sector. Some places also offer equipment rentals. 

For more detailed information on mountain biking in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, visit the official website of the regional cycling experience

Moutain bike centers in Lac-Saint-Jean

  • Tobo-Ski, Saint-Félicien
  • Mont Lac-Vert, Hébertville
  • Centre Dorval, Alma
  • Centre plein air Do-Mi-Ski, Dolbeau-Mistassini
  • Pointe des Américains, Alma
  • Sentiers du Banc-de-sable, Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix 

Moutain bike centers in Saguenay

  • Le Panoramique | Vélo-Chicoutimi, Saguenay (Chicoutimi dist.)
  • Mont-Bélu, Saguenay (La Baie dist.)
  • Centre plein air Le Norvégien, Saguenay (Jonquière dist.)
  • Mont-Édouard, L'Anse-Saint-Jean

Centres multi-services

  • Centre plein air Bec-Scie, Saguenay (La Baie dist.)
  • Parc de la Rivière-du-Moulin, Saguenay (Chicoutimi dist.)
  • Le Valinouet, Saint-David-de-Falardeau

Businesses who offer moutain bikes rental

  • Tobo-Ski
  • Centre plein air Le Norvégien


It's no secret that fatbikes have become very popular in recent years. Several regional companies have developed different routes to enjoy this sport once the cold season arrives. 

For more detailed information on fat biking in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, visit the official website of the regional cycling experience.

Fatbike centers

  • Centre Dorval, Alma
  • Centre plein air Bec-Scie, Saguenay (Arr. La Baie)
  • Centre plein-air Do-Mi-Ski, Dolbeau-Mistassini
  • Centre plein air Le Norvégien, Saguenay (Arr. Jonquière)
  • Le Panoramique | Vélo-Chicoutimi, Saguenay (Arr. Chicoutimi)
  • Le Valinouet, Saint-David-de-Falardeau
  • Mont-Édouard, L'Anse-Saint-Jean
  • Mont Lac-Vert, Hébertville
  • Parc national des Monts-Valin, Saint-Fulgence
  • Tobo-Ski, Saint-Félicien

Businesses who offer fatbike rental

  • Centre plein air Bec-Scie, Saguenay (La Baie dist.)
  • Centre plein-air Do-Mi-Ski, Dolbeau-Mistassini
  • Location de fatbike électrique MD, Saguenay (Jonquière dist.)
  • Mont-Édouard, L'Anse-Saint-Jean
  • Parc national des Monts-Valin, Saint-Fulgence
  • Tobo-Ski, Saint-Félicien
  • Vélo-fjord, L'Anse-Saint-Jean

Winter events

  • Raid du Fjord

Discover the many nature adventures the region has to offer!