Located on Route 317, Saint-Sixte offers unique landscapes.
The village suffered a hard blow in July of 2015 when the village chapel was destroyed by fire. However, the 469 townspeople were far from discouraged and a new chapel was rebuilt. Young and old can once again gather for worship before enjoying the park, the municipal baseball field or simply travelling the local roads to enjoy the spectacular views.
Chiens de traîneau de Gatineau Sled Dogs has deservedly chosen the venue to stage its activities. Visitors can benefit from the captivating decor during the dogsled excursions or while discovering the various canicross, bikejoring, scooter, kart, sledding or skijoring events.
When passing by Saint-Sixte, it’s hard not to stop at the Folies Bergères cheese dairy. Here you’ll find a large selection of the cheesemakers’ treasures made with ewes’ and goats’ milk.
Saint-Sixte is also home to camp SAJO. Located in the heart of the forest, it offers cottages for rent for those wishing to hike, slide, canoe or cycle. You’ll even find two water slides and a pool.
Saint-Sixte is nestled within a small valley where flows the Saint-Sixte River, an affluent of the Petite Nation River. A small agricultural valley, it is surrounded by rocky and rugged hills, among them the Montagnes Noires (Black Mountains) to the North. The scenery encompassing the nearby river and the rocky outcrops offers a peaceful setting making it an essential part of a visit to the region.