Fauna & Flora

Genessee is an area of ​​approximately 10km2 where flows the River Montmorency on 7km.

The area shows a wonderful fauna and flora that hikers will enjoy all year long, whether by walking, skiing or snowshoeing.

Genessee also has on his land three mountains (Mont Curé-Gravel, Mont Rossignol and Mont Thomassin) that offer unparalleled scape of Quebec City and the surrounding areas. Lucky hikers who enjoy watching fauna could have the chance to observe mooses, deers and black bears.

Speleology fans will be pleased to know they will find the cave Thomassin on Genessee’s territory, which is listed by the Quebec Society of Speleology (SQS). Discovered in 1965 during a scout hike led by Raynald Thomassin, the vertical split of about 197 feet, with its entire passages network totaling 550 feet, is divided in two parts by a 23 feet rappelling. A guide and specialized equipment are required! Note that you can experience the cave adventure with a specialized guide. Contact us for more information.