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The Zingues route

Duhamel
Petite Nation
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The Zingues route

Duhamel
Petite Nation
The Route des Zingues trail (a play on "route des Indes," the fabled sea route to India) winds between Gagnon and Preston Lakes in the municipality of Duhamel. One of the most beautiful sections of the Quebec National Trail, it will eventually connect to the Laurentian part of the National Trail at La Minerve and Labelle via Mount Resther in the Papineau-Labelle Wildlife Reserve.

During hunting season, it is strictly forbidden to be in the Papineau-Labelle Reserve unless you have a permit issued by the RFPL (from P3 to P7). At P1, in Pimatina Park, DOGS ARE PROHIBITED.
Open from sunrise to sunset
Free access

Notes

Dogs not allowed in Pimatina Park, at P1 - Julie trail, many trail combinations/lengths possible, - Round trip from P1 parking lot to Sisyphus Rock with alternative trails: Just over 12 km.

Activities

Autumn

Walking tour
Parking access 3
Length (km) 0.3
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h10
Parking access 4
Length (km) 0.9
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h20
Parking access 5
Length (km) 1.1
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h30
Parking access 6
Length (km) 0.6
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h15
Mount Weskarini
Length (km) 0.5
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h15
Sysiphe Rock
Length (km) 0.2
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h05
Route des Zingues
Length (km) 12.1
Difficulty Difficult
Approximate duration 8h00
Sentier Caroline
Length (km) 2.0
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h30
Sentier Julie
Length (km) 2.2
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 1h20
Sentier des Pins
Length (km) 0.8
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h40

Summer

Walking tour
Parking access 3
Length (km) 0.3
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h10
Parking access 4
Length (km) 0.9
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h20
Parking access 5
Length (km) 1.1
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h30
Parking access 6
Length (km) 0.6
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h15
Mount Weskarini
Length (km) 0.5
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h15
Sysiphe Rock
Length (km) 0.2
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h05
Route des Zingues
Length (km) 12.1
Difficulty Difficult
Approximate duration 8h00
Sentier Caroline
Length (km) 2.0
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h30
Sentier Julie
Length (km) 2.2
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 1h20
Sentier des Pins
Length (km) 0.8
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h40

Spring

Walking tour
Parking access 3
Length (km) 0.3
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h10
Parking access 4
Length (km) 0.9
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h20
Parking access 5
Length (km) 1.1
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h30
Parking access 6
Length (km) 0.6
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h15
Mount Weskarini
Length (km) 0.5
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h15
Sysiphe Rock
Length (km) 0.2
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h05
Route des Zingues
Length (km) 12.1
Difficulty Difficult
Approximate duration 8h00
Sentier Caroline
Length (km) 2.0
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h30
Sentier Julie
Length (km) 2.2
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 1h20
Sentier des Pins
Length (km) 0.8
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h40

Winter

Racket
Parking access 3
Length (km) 0.3
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h10
Parking access 4
Length (km) 0.9
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h20
Parking access 5
Length (km) 1.1
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h30
Parking access 6
Length (km) 0.6
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h15
Mount Weskarini
Length (km) 0.5
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h15
Route des Zingues
Length (km) 12.1
Difficulty Difficult
Approximate duration 8h00
Sentier Caroline
Length (km) 2.0
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h30
Sentier Julie
Length (km) 2.2
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 1h20
Sentier des Pins
Length (km) 0.8
Difficulty Intermediate
Approximate duration 0h40

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