Chalet Rose-et-Lys – Waterfront cottage for rent
Spring, Summer and Fall Activities in the Surrounding Area
The main attractions are kayaking, canoeing, boating and swimming on Roddick lake. The rock formations on the islands are exceptional.
Roddick Lake Hiking Trail: A well marked trail will take you to a belvedere with a magnificent view. If you continue further you will reach lac Lochiel. The cottage is close to the trail but it must be accessed by boat. To find it from the cottage, just follow the shore to the right, go past the little island, and at the second bay on your right hand side you will see a large dock where you can leave the boat. From there, follow the signs to the Belvedere. Roddick lake hiking trail map
Fishing on the lake: The water on Roddick lake is crystal clear. The lake bottom is rocky, sandy/muddy. The lake from end to end covers 13km and is over 175ft deep in certain spots. The lake water is great for fishing. Trout, bass, pike, sunfish, perch, carp, sturgeon, walleye and cat fish can all be found in this lake.
Pont-De-Pierre: Pont-de-Pierre is an amazing hike about 45 minutes from the cottage. Click here for directions to Pont-de-Pierre.
Pont-Savoyard at Grand-Remous: This covered bridge is just North of Maniwaki Click here for more information.
Le Bonnet Rouge Rafting: For the ultimate Gatineau River experience visit Bonnet Rouge Rafting and kayaking, just 15 minutes away.
Golf Algonquin: 15 minutes from Bouchette, you will find Golf Algonquin, is a beautiful golf course with 18 holes just 15 minutes away from Bouchette.
White Water Festival: The Festival welcomes canoe, kayak and rafting enthusiasts of all calibers. August 26th to 28th 2016
The White-Tail Deer Interpretation Centre: The White-tail Deer Interpretation Centre is in nearby Ste-Therese-de-la-Gatineau. Orphaned deer are sheltered here and if you get there at the right time you will see them being fed by bottle. The centre is very interesting and is the starting point for many trails.
For more information on other activities check Gatineau valley tourist guide.
Winter Activities in the surrounding area
The biggest attractions at the cottage in the winter are snowmobiling, cross country skiing, skating and snowshoeing right on the lake. Snowshoes are available for your use.
Hot Tubbing: Our hot tub will be set up for you to enjoy in spring, fall and winter. Watch the sunset right from the deck.
Snowmobiling: Snowmobilers will find this area breathtaking. Click here to find local trails
Down Hill Skiing: Mont Ste-Marie boasts the highest skiing mountain in the area. It has a great mix of runs ranging from easy to expert. Just 50 mins from the cottage.
Milano Restaurant, Gracefield – A popular family restaurant. You can order pizza and pick it up on the way to the cottage. Rue Saint Joseph, Gracefield, (819)463-2460
Smoke’n’Grill, Gracefield – This restaurant has excellent food with a nice atmosphere. It is a bit more upscale. 79 Rue St. Joseph, Gracefield, (819) 463-9990
Maniwaki is the largest town in the area with a shopping mall, hardware and grocery stores. It’s about 25 minutes north of the cottage. There is a tourist bureau in Maniwaki where you can find more information about the region. To get to Maniwaki head North from Bouchette along Highway 105.