Around Pin Rouge

Here are some activities offered around Pin Rouge and places that we recommend to you.

Inevitable places


Bioparc  – Bonaventure – distance from Pin Rouge : 50 min

The Bioparc offers visitors an entertaining and educational experience through close-up encounters with the park’s animals – most of which are native to Québec – in an exceptional natural setting that combines abundant vegetation with facilities designed for the comfort of the animals. The park is open  every day from 9 am to 5 pm. For more Information : 418 534-1997 Rent one of our cabins and get a 10% discount on your tickets to the Bioparc if bought at our reception desk from June 3rd to October 13th. Enjoy ! For more info 


Rocher Percé

Distance from Pin Rouge : 2:30

Souvenirs Shops, Sea Excursions, Hiking on Bonaventure Island. For more info.

Cime Aventures

(Sports and leisures) – Bonaventure – distance from Pin Rouge : 52minutes

Cime Aventures offers fun and safe river touring, accessible and on one of the world’s clearest waterway : the Bonaventure River. River touring using canoes, kayaks or apnea. For more info. The activities at Cime Aventures are available from June 1st to October 1st. Details on offers and rebates to come. For more info



Ecovoile Carleton-sur-Mer – distance from Pin Rouge : 50 minutes.

Sea Excursions, Sailing, Catamaran. For more info.

Nature and Leisure

Taylor Point Park

New Richmond – distance from Pin Rouge : 25 minutes

Kayak, boat, paddleboard rental. For more info. 

Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts  will find within the park a panoply of entertaining activities for families and friends. Enjoy this enchanted spot at the crossing of the Petite-Cascapedia River and Chaleurs Bay. Rental office is open every day from June 22nd to August 27th from  9 am to 8 pm. Exception : Paddleboards are not available on Wednesdays as of 4 :30 pm between August 9th and September 13th. Rent one of our cabins and get a 15% discount on your tickets if bought at our reception desk from July 22nd to August 27th. Have fun !

Rollerblading and bicycling

New Richmond and Carleton-sur-Mer – distance from Pin Rouge : 25 minutes and 50 minutes

Bring your own rollerblades or bicycle and enjoy paved cycle paths in the area. We suggest you to try Taylor Point in New Richmond and observe one of the finest bird ecosystem in the Chaleurs Bay or ride all the way up to the Lighthouse in Carleton-sur-Mer. The sight is splendid!

Grotte de Saint-Elzéar

Saint-Elzéar – from Pin Rouge Pin Rouge : 1h05

200 km long cave site. Guided visits. Info


Domaine des chutes du ruisseau creux

Saint-Alphonse – distance from Pin Rouge : 1:00

37 kilometers of trails in the woods. For more info.

sentiers carleton

Hiking Paths Carleton-sur-Mer/Maria

Distance from Pin Rouge : 40 minutes

Located at the heart of the Chaleurs Bay, Maria and Carleton-sur-Mer invite you to enter a wooden area and walk through luxurious hills and by pristine brooks. Through this wonderful network of hiking trails discover the most striking point of views onto the Chaleurs Bay. For more info.


Golf Course

Carleton-sur-Mer – distance from Pin Rouge : 50 minutes

Discover this 18 holes challenging and interesting golf course right by the sea. For more info.



Henderson Beach

New Richmond – distance from Pin Rouge : 20 min

Located in an area called Black Cape, this wonderful family beach is at the bottom of a cliff. Look for hidden treasures on the beach : agates, shells and fossils  or snorkel and uncover starfishes and other underwater discoveries. For more info.


Caplan River Beach

distance from Pin Rouge: 30 minutes

Beach located on the Chaleurs Bay at the mouth of the Caplan River. Kids playground and boat rentals available. For more info.  


Le Malin Beach, Bonaventure River

Bonaventure – distance from Pin Rouge : 50 minutes

The Malin beach is made of pellets and located at the edge of one of the world’s most pristine rivers right by a rapid also called Le Malin. Nested not far in the back-country of Bonaventure, this paradise site is surrounded by a dense forest that shelters you from the wind. For more info.



L’omirlou Excursions

Excursion – Bonaventure – distance de Pin Rouge : 50 min

Unique fishing experince with a pro. Lobster or recreative fishing. For the most experienced fishers or the whole family. Info


Pêche Sportive Baie-des-Chaleurs

Excursions et pêche – Carleton-sur-Mer – distance de Pin Rouge : 50 min

Mackerels or striped bass, you can take the tips from experienced guides and fish in a boat on the river or in the bay. Info


ZEC Petite-Cascapédia

Excursions et pêche – Saint-Edgar – distance de Pin Rouge : 10 min

Just at 10 Km south of Pin Rouge. Go see the offices and choose between 4 places to fish trout or salmon. You can fish in a canoe or from the side of the river. Info


ZEC de la Rivière Bonaventure

Excursions et pêche – Bonaventure – distance de Pin Rouge : 45 min

Beautiful Bonaventure River with clear water. 98 holes available to fish the salmon in canoe or from the side of the river. Info

Festivals and events


La Petite-Grève

Summer – Carleton – from Pin Rouge : 50 min

Patrick Dubois tells you his most captivating stories with his show called La petite grève. Info  (photo credit : Céline Fernbach – photograph)


Festival Bluegrass New Richmond

Music festival from August 24th to  September 1st.  –  New Richmond – from Pin Rouge : 20 min

Located at the Duthie-Point, the Bluegrass music festival brings artists from here and there with their best bluegrass songs.



Rallye Auto Baie-des-Chaleurs

Early July –  New Richmond – from Pin Rouge : 20 min


Rencontres Internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie

August and September –  In lots of different towns arround Pin Rouge

Photos expositions. Info.

Arts et culture


Musée Acadien du Québec à Bonaventure

Museum – Bonaventure – from Pin Rouge : 45 min

Le Musée acadien du Québec à Bonavenure is a history museum who promotes the History of the Acadians. Info


Theâtre de la Petite-Marée

Bonaventure – distance from Pin Rouge : 45 min

Le Théâtre de la Petite-Marée was founded in 1994 in Bonaventure with a mission to create and produce shows for the whole family. Mainly played here in Gaspésie but also on tours. This year’s production is entitled “La Mère troll” (in French only), for the whole family, 7 years and older. The show is on Tuesday to Friday at 7:30 pm and every Saturday morning at 10:30 am. For more info : 418 534-2386 Rent one of our cabins and get a 10% discount on your tickets if bought at our reception desk from July 12th to August 17th. Do not miss that offer ! More info.


Les productions à tour de rôle

Théâtre –  Carleton-sur-Mer -from Pin Rouge : 50 min

Les productions À tour de rôle creates a comedy show every year since 1985. Info


Salle de spectacles régionale Desjardins

Multidisciplinary – New Richmond – from Pin Rouge : 20 min

200 days of activity ! From cinema, to professionnal show and educative shows, this place is a must.Info


Maximum 90

Multidisciplinary – Carleton-sur-Mer – from Pin Rouge : 50 min

From dance to music, you will get the art you want to see if you take a look at Maximum 90 program. Info


Centre d’artistes Vaste et Vague

Visual arts – Carleton-sur-Mer – from Pin Rouge : 50 min

Contemporary arts expositions. Info.