Access and Activities


Hereford Community Forest plays host to a myriad of activities in all seasons. The organization that ensures harmony between these activities is the Users’ Committee.

We also accept activity proposals and specific requests for access. Contact Us


The Vieux Panache refuge is located in the center of the Hereford community Forest. Available free of charge by day to all non-motorized users, you can also rent a bed or an evening room from Mont Experience Hereford.

For nearby accommodations:

Camping is prohibited throughout Hereford Forest. Both camping and caravanning are prohibited at the summit of Mount Hereford at all times.

Closing dates in the fall of 2023

Hiking and mountain biking trails and ATV trails on forest roads will be closed on the following dates to allow hunting:

  • September 30 to October 6, 2023 inclusively
    (moose bow hunting)
  • October 14 to 18, 2023 inclusively
    (deer black powder hunting)
  • November 11 to 26, 2023 inclusively
    (deer rifle hunting)

Hunters avoid trails sectors during the deer bow hunting and the small game hunting but it still is important in all seasons to wear brightly colored clothing, to be visible, and to stay on the trails.

The Centennial Drive, the Mont Hereford summit and hiking trails in the Donat Fall area (East Hereford) remain open at all times (sentier Neil-Tillotson up to km 1.1, sentier de la Chute, sentier des Anciens, sentier des Coteaux and sentier du Camping).

For certain sectors and dates, the closing periods are different for the mountain bike trails managed by Circuits Frontières please check with the organization:



for up-to-date information on current activities and projects, or to admire Hereford Forest in all seasons.