Hiking and Jogging
Runners and foot soldiers have a choice of routes in areas like Battlefields Park, Cartier-Brébeuf, and along the waterfront in the city itself.
Bois-de-Coulonge Park. Along with Battlefields Park, Bois-de-Coulonge is one of the most popular places for jogging. 1215 Grand Allée Ouest, Ste-Foy, Québec City, Québec, G1S 1E7. 418/528–0773.
Cartier-Brébeuf National Historic Site. North of the Old City, along the banks of the St. Charles River, you'll be able to keep going along about 13 km (8 mile) of hiking and biking trails. This historic site commemorates the first winter the French explorer Cartier spent with the First Nations people at their village of Stadacona, and has a small museum and a reconstruction of a Native American longhouse. 175, rue de l'Espinay, Québec, Québec City, Québec, G1K 7A1. 418/648–4038; 888/773–8888.