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Centre récréotouristique le Rigolet

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18, rue Saint-André, Métabetchouan–Lac-à-la-Croix, G8G 1A1

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418 349-3696

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Recreation and tourism center with an open beach on Lac Saint-Jean, walking trail, authorized RV parking, restaurant, washrooms and public park.


  • 0 Seasonal operation
  • $ Free admission
  • J Free WiFi
  • m Beach - supervised swimming
  • Y Cycling
  • & Hiking
  • n Snowmobiling
  • Places to Eat
  • Licenced restaurant
  • 5 Paid admission
  • ÷ Patio


Beach : June - August

Restaurant : Year-Round

Monday - Friday
3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday
3 p.m. - 9 p.m.
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Open: June to August

Recreational centre with a beach on lac Saint-Jean, hiking trail, parking area, RV campers authorized, places to eat, bathrooms and a public park.

Swimming under supervision between 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Open: May to October

A stop on the Veloroute des bleuets bike trail. Washrooms, bicycle repair service, public beach.

Open: May to November

Length of trail: 3 km
Trail rating: easy
Services: picnic area

Resto-bar le Rigolet

Family-style restaurant with dishes from around the world. Children’s menu. Book a table to see a spectacular sunset over Lake Saint-Jean! Wines, locally-brewed beers and juice bar for cyclists. Musical entertainment on weekends. Turnkey reception and catering service available.

Price range: $$
Meals: breakfast, lunch, supper

Open: During winter

The centre is located alongside the No 383 regional snowmobiling trail. Restaurant and bar service available.