An amazing inhabited natural park!
An outdoor destination well-known for the quality and diversity of its infrastructure, Saint-Donat has been designated a Parc naturel habité (Inhabited Natural Park), confirming its leadership in sustainable social and economic development.
In the heart of the village, the Parc des Pionniers offers free activities for all: cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, forest skating trails, outdoor skating rinks and sliding (for children). Ski centres Ski Garceau and La Réserve, home to Lanaudière’s highest mountains, are both located near the village, offering skiing with no line-ups, state-of-the-art equipment and breathtaking scenery.
Hundreds of kilometres of trails for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and ATV riding weave through Saint-Donat’s forest, much to the delight of winter enthusiasts.
Free access to numerous activities
Make the most of winter by enjoying a host of free activities in Saint-Donat. Parc des Pionniers, with its top-quality installations, attracts outdoors enthusiasts of all kinds. Forest skating trail, outdoor rinks, sliding, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing—all free—so you can appreciate the joys winter. Rentals of cross-country skis, snowshoes and skates at an affordable price.
La Féérie d’hiver
Four weekends to celebrate the joys of winter! The event takes off with a family party at Pioneer Park. Many free activities and a magnificent fireworks are on the program. A spikeball tournament and antique snowmobile show.
Nearly 125 kilometres of snowshoe trails accessible for free throughout the Saint-Donat territory. To stay overnight in the forest, book a hut.
To ensure you don’t miss any local events during your stay, such as outdoor shows, consult our calendar below.