THE CHARLEVOIX GEOTRAIL
The Charlevoix Geological Trail is a directory of interesting geological and/or geomorphological sites to visit on your own.
All sites have been documented by scientists specializing in the sector.
This directory is accessible via the geofiches that you will find further down on this page.
Geosites of the Astroblème sector
Petite-Rivière-St-François 1: Mont des Éboulements seen from the Massif
Isle-aux-Coudres 1: The shales of Pointe-de-l'Islet
Isle-aux-Coudres 2: An intruder in the Appalachians
Isle-aux-Coudres 3: The limestones of Bout-d'en-Bas
Baie-St-Paul 1: Baie-St-Paul between sea and mountains
Baie-St-Paul 2: Erosion in action in the Gouffre Valley
Baie-St-Paul 3: Paleodelta of the Rivière du Gouffre
Baie-St-Paul 4: Rhythmites of St-Placide
St-Urbain 1: Former ilmenite mines of St-Urbain
St-Urbain 2: Panorama of the Astroblème
St-Urbain 3: The valley of the Grands-Jardins
St-Urbain 4: Quartz of the cake
St-Hilarion 1: Fractures of meteorite origin
St-Hilarion 2: The enclosure of the Astroblème
The Landslides 1: Impactites of Cap-aux-Oies
Les Éboulements 2: Percussion cones of Cap-à-la-Corneille
La Malbaie 1: View of the impact point of the meteorite
La Malbaie 2: The Cap Blanc of Pointe-au-Pic
La Malbaie 3: The paleomarmites of Pointe-au-Pic
La Malbaie 4: Oil and gas in La Malbaie
La Malbaie 5: Cap-à-la-Baleine Discordance
La Malbaie 6: The marine fauna of Cap-à-la-Baleine
La Malbaie 7: Dynamics of the ancient seabed
La Malbaie 8: The impactites of the northeast border
Geosites of the North-East sector
Port-au-Saumon 1: Working
Port-au-Persil 1: The Port-au-Persil amphiblite dyke (Working)
St-Siméon 1: Pierrier des Palisades (Working)
St-Siméon 2: The meanders of the Black River (In work)
Baie-Ste-Catherine 1: The metamorphism of Pointe-Noire (In work)
Baie-Ste-Catherine 2: La Pointe-aux-Alouettes (Working)
You are solely responsible for your own safety at all times.
Geolocation should not replace your eyes, ears and common sense.
Under no circumstances will the Charlevoix Geological Trail, nor its partners cannot be held responsible for accidents that may have occurred during your visits to the sites that we have documented.
The sites are not visited regularly by our organization. We cannot guarantee that these sites are secure. Look at this example that arrived in 2016.
Moreover, information on the usual conditions of the land or any hypertext link referring you to a site to verify these conditions does not bind the Parcours Géologic de Charlevoix.