Discover the Coaticook
- River Valley -
The Coaticook River Valley is already well-known, thanks, among other things, to the success of the magical Foresta Lumina pathway, nestled in the dramatic Gorge de Coaticook, that charms visitors from all over the world. You may also have heard of Compton and its magnificent orchards, of Coaticook and its famous ice cream, of Saint-Venant and its poetic pathway, or Baldwind and Mont Pinacle.
The Coaticook River Valley is full of discoveries!
ENCHANTÉ TO INTRODUCE THEM TO YOU!
The Coaticook River Valley was named in honour of the beautiful Coaticook River that flows through the territory.
From Abénakis native « koatikeku », Coaticook means « river from the land of pine trees ».
TWELVE MUNICIPALITIES TO DISCOVER
Located in the Eastern Townships region, in the province of Quebec, the Coaticook River Valley stretches to the State of Vermont and the American border to the south, to New-Hampshire to the east, to Haut-Saint-François RCM and the city of Sherbrooke to the north and to Memphremagog RCM to the west.
The Coaticook River Valley comprises 12 towns, as diversified as they are complementary, forged by lakes, mountains, hiking and biking trails, orchards, cheese dairies, a microbrewery, golf courses, museums, covered bridges, round barns….
Blessed by peaceful life in a breathtaking décor, this town is proud of its culture and heritage.
Coaticook is the region’s main municipality, where charming attractions, services and amenities are multiplied.
Compton is known for its orchards, agrotourism, its evening market and the Comptonales event.
This is a quaint village with undulating mountains and farmlands, where the Coaticook River is omnipresent.
Protected by Mont Hereford, this is mountain biking paradise among fir tree plantations.
Parc du Vieux-Moulin is located in the heart of the village. It is a Canadian and snow geese sanctuary in the spring.
Here, farmlands roll under your eyes. The town’s church owns a completely restored Casavant organ.
Here we find several small lakes, cottages and the Lake Wallace which stretches to Vermont. Farmlands are numerous and most fertile.
In the region’s highest village, we climb to reach the La Montagnaise observation tower. The view is magnificent in all seasons.
Here is the only town with a poetic pathway, a tree-interpretation Museum and a Church Museum. One must visit early morning or at dusk on a misty day to bathe in a unique and inspiring décor.
A renowned golf course, historic buildings of great value and magnificent landscapes.
Here is a pretty little town where farming and industries combine in perfect harmony. This is also where the Aquaticook circuit begins.
- A REGION TO EXPLORE -
FROM THE CITY UP
TO MOUNTAIN TOPS
FOR A MOST SUCCESSFUL HOLIDAY
Make the most of your holiday in the Coaticook River Valley. Plan your visit with all these useful sugestions!