Vélo sur la rivière is a very popular service with visitors to our region, allowing cyclists to cross the Saint François River with their bikes. As the pontoon water ferry crosses between Pierreville and Saint-François-Du-Lac, the friendly captain provides passengers with a guided tour of the Lower Saint-François River.
Water ferry for cyclists (pontoon)
The Lower Saint-François River counts more than 350 years of colonial, seigniorial and Abenaki history. Nature and culture combine throughout the trip along the Saint-François River and the Chenal Tardif. There are multiple points of interest along the way, including restaurants, farms, shops selling local food, fish, chocolates, a marina and a museum, all of which will enrich your stay in the land of smoked sturgeon!
From St. Jean Baptiste Day to Labour Day - 2020 CLOSED : COVID-19
Thursday to Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Federal wharf
First departure: 10:30 a.m.
Final departure: 5:30 p.m.
Continuous return trips (30–40 minutes apart)
- Marina Mr. B (Saint-François-du-Lac)
First departure: 10:00 a.m.
Final departure: 5:00 p.m.
Multipurpose Réseau Vert
This 17.2 km green route features several tourist attractions and 21 interpretive panels to learn about nature and culture along the way.