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First check your brakes

The short but twisting and steep drive up the mountain gets even more thrilling on the way down... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Midwest, U.S.A.
Gorgeous views

We didn't know about this site till we arrived in Carleton-sur-Mer and were looking for local... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Carleton Place
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“hiking trails”(2 reviews)
“steep drive”(2 reviews)
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837 Rue de la Montagne, Carleton-sur-Mer, Quebec G0C 1J0, Canada
+1 418-364-2256
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The short but twisting and steep drive up the mountain gets even more thrilling on the way down. (The sloping parking lot features barriers, just in case.) The view is expansive, with interesting historical/geographical placards along the viewing walkway. Worth a visit.

Thank mannekb
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We didn't know about this site till we arrived in Carleton-sur-Mer and were looking for local attractions. What amazing views there are from up top! I'd like to go back to see the views at different times of day -- we were there in the...More

Thank CarletonTravellor
Reviewed 16 July 2018

What a terrific place to go to in order to see the area. The history of this church is unbelievable and the 19 mile view from the board walks on top of the mountain are terrific. To sit in the chapel and be with yourself...More

Thank 2havefun2
Reviewed 6 April 2018

One of the most picturesque places I've ever been. Went for a hike in the trails - not the easiest trail to get through - quite a steep slope. So many beautiful scenes - waterfalls, rivers, wooden bridges ... Great workout on the way back...More

Thank Bruno R
Reviewed 23 October 2017

It was a nice experience to look out across the villages and bay below. Probably the first time I ever saw a parking lot with about the same slope to it as the road up the mountain...interesting. Got some great pictures. They didn't seem to...More

Thank G H
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is a short drive up the mountain behind Carleton. You can go up and back down in less than 30 minutes, or spend the day hiking. The views from the top are absolutely stunning, with a windmill farm behind and the Baie des Chaleurs...More

Thank LeeJaye1
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Paved road all the way up to the top (555 metres or 1820 feet) above Carleton-sur-Mer. Admission fee just before the parking lot. Once parked there are boardwalks and decks with information boards in French and English. The view is spectacular! There are also hiking...More

Thank Cambodia_Guy
Reviewed 20 August 2017

It was not a difficult drive as whilst the road is steep it is paved. Impressed by the many interesting and informative boards written in French and English. There are various hikes if inclined to access via that route. The chapel was peaceful, there is...More

Thank islandwoman_9
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Drove the 555 metres up to the Oratoire. Beautiful look-out of Carleton sur Mer and Baie des Chaleurs. There are hiking trails leading to other lookouts, windmills and beautiful views. Don't miss going inside the Oratoire. The chapel is beautiful and ornate. There are also...More

Thank FMJNLuv2travel
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

You cannot miss this, recommend combine with hike up from back of mountain, superb site, shop, art gallery, the hikes are a great way to see the area.

Thank Inspiration305050
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