Comfort Inn & Suites
500 Boulevard du Capitaine
Shawinigan, QC G9P 5J6
Phone: (819) 536-2000
Fax: (819) 536-2010
Aux Berges du Lac Castor is a wonderful getaway for the entire family. Whether it is a short stay or for outdoor water activities, it has plenty of opportunities in its scenic and rustic settings. This lakeside attraction offers various types of accommodations such as a small hostel that will fit in 36 people, a rural cottage, lofts, a romantic chalet and for adventurous backpackers - a hut, yurts and campgrounds. Enjoy canoeing, kayaking and pedaling on the river or just stroll through their trails. During winters, you can indulge in snow skiing, snowshoeing and sliding. Experience the wilderness in a relaxed manner and also enjoy their cultural events like concerts, storytellers and dance shows.
Located at the banks of the Saint-Laurent river, Parc Laviolette is an urban park offering great recreational facilities. With a good number of tennis courts as well as softball fields within the park, it's a regular haunt of sports enthusiasts. Apart from this, there's a great play area for children including an innovatively designed water section where the little ones can splash about and play with the various sprinklers; a delight for the kids. The lush green areas within the park provide good opportunities for a leisurely stroll or a simple picnic. With paved walkways and adequate facilities for visitors, Parc Laviolette is one of the biggest and most visited public parks in the city.
The La Mauricie National Park or Parc national de la Mauricie is a national park. Bestowed with lovely lakes and stretches of green forests, this park makes for a perfect getaway from the drudgery of routine. Apart from that, one can also indulge in recreational activities that are on offer here.