June 24 to September 18, 2021
This former railway line located between Rouyn-Noranda and Taschereau invites cyclists to immerse themselves in a variety of landscapes representing the typical ecosystems of Abitibi-Témiscamingue.
This 56 km long section is part of the Route verte and is entirely covered with stone dust.
We would like to remind users that due to a deterioration of 4 bridges, the section covering kilometers 26 to 38 remains inaccessible until further notice (portion north of Rang du Parc, Destor district, which crosses part of the Aiguebelle National Park. It is therefore impossible to reach the Abitibi-Ouest MRC from Rouyn-Noranda for the summer of 2021.
Opening period: End of June to Haunting Season *
Number of kilometres of hiking: 56
Number of kilometers of bike: 56
* Number of kilometers for Rouyn-Noranda segment: 52 km round trip for summer 2021
Difficulty and altitude difference: Easy to intermediate
Parking (incentive parking in d'Alembert)
* CLOSING OF THE CYCLE-VOIE: 18 September 2021. This cycling path, which connects the D'Alembert district to Taschereau, crosses an intensive hunting zone and it is in the interest of user safety to comply with the ban on cycling during the bow and rifle hunting season.