Enter the phenomenal Laurentian scenery for a thrilling experience in the heart of nature! You’ll be surrounded by mountains, incredible bodies of water, lively villages, and a rich and diverse culture. The Laurentians are an immense playground with mountain bike trails for all skill levels and preferences: forest paths, multi-use trails, cross-country and enduro mountain bike trails, freeride downhill trails, winter fat bike trails, and mountain bike parks. Want big action? Feel the rush as you defy gravity on expert trails with more daring descents at locations across the region.
To guide expert and beginner mountain bikers alike, Tourism Laurentians has created a brand-new website: velodemontagnelaurentides.com. Learn about our many destinations, then get out there to discover a vast network of trails accessible to all.
Intro to Mountain Biking
Looking for a new challenge? Try mountain biking, a sport where you can immerse yourself in the region’s most beautiful scenery! With its impressive topographical diversity, the Abbaye d’Oka trails are perfect for both beginners and experts. The site offers bike rentals to simplify your experience. Located in Mirabel, Parc du Domaine Vert has several kilometres of trails for all skill levels. If you run into trouble or have any questions, not to worry: the park has a patrol team out monitoring the trails. On the mountain bike network at Basler Park in Morin-Heights, you’ll find trails rated easy to intermediate. A skills park has also been built on site to help you get more familiar with the sport.
Where to Rent a Mountain Bike
Espresso Sports in Sainte-Adèle offers four-hour and full-day mountain bike rentals. Prices are $60 for four hours and $90 for a full day. You can rent a bike on the spot or reserve over the phone. To the north, Expérience SK in Mont-Tremblant has a range of mountain bike styles available to rent at different price points. Rent a bike for two or three hours, a full day, or 24 hours.
In with the New
MTB Belle Neige in Val-Morin is a project that has come to fruition over several years. The current network comprises over 20 km of purpose-built mountain trails. Based on the difficulty of your chosen trail, you will encounter a variety of natural or manmade challenges and obstacles. Avalanche Culture Plein Air in Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard is a safe environment for mountain biking, with four routes rated beginner to difficult. The trail network and its signage are under constant development. With three different sectors, Parc régional Montagne du Diable in Ferme-Neuve has something for every skill level. The Pavillon sector is perfect for getting acquainted with the thrill of mountain biking. The Enduro sector has very challenging trails, and the Montagne sector will delight cross-country aficionados. Stay tuned for news about new trails under construction in the Enduro sector!
Experience Nature to the Fullest
If you’re looking for long, cross-country style trails in the region, you’ve come to the right place! Parc régional Val-David-Val-Morin spans over 600 hectares of wilderness and is easy to get to from Montreal or Ottawa. Boasting more than 35 km of mountain bike trails for all skill levels, this four-season destination has everything you need for an awesome ride. Alternatively, the Mont-Tremblant trail network has over 50 km of trails accessible to all in an invigorating natural setting. Why not ride along a route designed to give you the very best of what Mont-Tremblant has to offer? Bike rentals are available.
For Seasoned Riders
Are you an expert in the sport? MSS Bike Park in Piedmont is a lift-operated park with multiple descents for advanced mountain bikers, with features and purpose-built trails. It also has options for beginners. Centre de plein air Roger-Cabana in Saint-Hippolyte offers highly technical cross-country trails, perfect for intermediate to advanced riders and for perfecting your handling. If you’re looking for something new, Parc du Mont Loup-Garou in Sainte-Adèle opened just last year. Spanning 788 acres, it serves up plenty of technical challenges. So, grab your safety gear and get on the trail!
National parks are another option for enjoying some mountain biking. Parc national du Mont-Tremblant boasts over 50 km of cross-country trails for newbies and those looking to perfect their skills alike. All types and skill levels are catered to on the Sainte-Adèle mountain bike trails, and particularly within the Chantecler network. Visit our Mountain Bike in the Laurentians page for more information and to learn about other regional destinations you won’t want to miss. On your bikes, get set, pedal!
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