In Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury, you can go on an 8.5-kilometre rafting excursion on the Jacques-Cartier River, then do some body surfing and jump from a cliff. Panoramic rafting can be interesting for those who want to observe nature and who are looking for some quit time. It is also possible to go horseback riding, or wild water kayaking. You are a painting and colour enthousiast? The event Artmonie d'Automne will charm you for sure. Each fall, painters from everywhere in the province present their work at this event. Some product sampling is offered during the event to make you discover new regional products. At the end of the event, a contest is organized to find the two best works. For downhill skiing enthusiasts, Stoneham Mountain Resort is considered as one of the most important ski resorts east of the Rocky Mountains. For their part, golfers can enjoy a round at the Club de golf de Stoneham, which offers two 18-hole courses. The Parcours Est is located in a valley and the Parcours Ouest was designed on the hillside, thus creating amusing challenges for this sport lovers. For nature lovers, Mount Wright has two old-growth forests recognized as exceptional forest ecosystems. Outdoor lovers will be pleased by the interpretation paths and the climbing wall they will find in it.
Twenty minutes north of Quebec City on Highway 73, the charming forest-village of Stoneham nestles like a bed of flowers at the foot of the Laurentian Mountains.