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Site touristique Chute à l'Ours

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101, chemin Louis-Ovide-Bouchard, Normandin, G8M 4S8

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418 274-3411

CITQ (camping) : 201036

CITQ (cottages) : 102664

CITQ (hotelier) : 211201

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Located 20 minutes from the Zoo Sauvage de St-Félicien (wildlife zoo), the Tourist Site Chute à l'Ours offers you a 4-bedroom hotel complex, each with two double beds, 21 cabins and 252 campsites, in a unique natural environment. The Tourist Site is located at the foot of the majestic rapids of the Great Falls at the Bear of the Ashuapmushuan River, thus offering you a unique panorama.



  • Establishment 2 stars
  • 3 Partial Access
  • Â Pet-friendly
  • J Free wifi
  • 5 Paid admission
  • 0 Seasonal operation
  • ä ATV and ATV trails
  • e Outdoor pool
  • ; Playground

Additional Information

Direct access to the Véloroute des Bleuets (bike trail)

Picnic area

Several packages (Zoo sauvage de St-Félicien, Village Historique de Val Jalbert, Moulin des Pionniers, etc.).

Camping : ****

Motel and Chalets : **

Walking trails

Sports grounds



9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday to Saturday
9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Open: 241 camping units

A wide array of sites are available for your convenience:
• Sites with 3 services of over 3000 sq. ft. and 50 amp power
• Sites with 3 services and 30 amp power
• Sites with 2 services
• Sites without services (backcountry)
All campsites have a grassy surface, a picnic table and a fire pit. Our backcountry campsites are well landscaped and close to the main services. Come pitch your tent in one of our backcountry campsites, one of the most beautiful in Lac-Saint-Jean. Perfect for visitors travelling the Véloroute des Bleuets and who use the luggage transportation service. Treat yourself to a dream vacation!

241 camping units : 31$-44$

Open: 21 cabins

Log cabins
Our log cabins are rated among the most beautiful available for rental in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean. Select cabins offer a splendid view of the Ashuapmushuan River and rest assured that the magnificent natural splendor will leave you awestruck! These cabins are very comfortable, of recent construction and some can accommodate up to 10 people.

Traditional cabins
Our traditional cabins offer a magnificent view of the Ashuapmushuan River. These charming cabins will meet all your needs! Cabins that are well maintained, comfortable and some that can accommodate up to 7 people.

21 cabins : $$$$
Satellite TV

Open: 4 rooms

Motel rooms really charming, affordable and fully equipped! These rooms offer a great luminosity and are located at the foot of a mountain, just in front of one of the lakes of the Site.

4 rooms : $$$
Satellite TV

Open: Déjeuner-Dîner-Souper

To accommodate both campers and resort vacationers, the on-site restaurant-convenience store offers a daily menu option and tables d’hôte in the evening.
• Contemporary local and traditional Quebec cooking
• fast food
• rotisserie restaurant
• fillet of doré house special
Wi-Fi available on-site.
Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner :$$

The Site touristique Chute à l’Ours offers visitors a choice of seven rental cabins or four motel rooms with nature as your backdrop.

Easy to get to by car or snowmobile, admission to the site is free throughout the winter.

Visitors can therefore enjoy the various snowshoeing trails (snowshoe loan service), and access to the upgraded infrastructure at no charge.

The restaurant bar is buzzing and open Thursday through Sunday!