The stark contrasts of white and blue - beauty of this shoreline from Green Bay Beach to Broad Cove Beach. This file http://sshikers.weebly.com/uploads/1/1/2/6/11265208/broad_cove_hike_map.pdf is the most current map I could find of this linear trail. We wanted to hike over 12K, added on some distance at each end and hiked both ways of the trail.
Now that we have an all-access park pass to Quebec's "national" (i.e. provincial) parks, we are starting to explore more of the hiking options within a reasonable driving distance from Montreal.
Today we decided to check out Park National de la Yamaska, which is a large-ish park surrounding the Choiniere Reservoir. Around the circumference of the reservoir are trails, beaches, campgrounds, and picnic areas. We decided to circumnavigate the reservoir by stringing together a series of hiking trails an multi-use trails. All told, it was a 19km day on very flat, but very pretty terrain.
The trails wind through old fields, abandoned apple orchards, and re-planted forests (as seen from the rows of trees in this photo).