Lake Gilman, near 3rd Street

Chibougamau, population 7500, is the largest regional centre in Northern Quebec. First founded as a mining village in 1950, Chibougamau was incorporated as a municipality in 1954.

Get in

By car

From southern Québec, the general route to Chibougamau-Chapais is Route 167 from Lac St-Jean, from where it is possible to travel to Trois-Rivières via Shawinigan and Roberval on Route 155. Western Québec and Ontario are connected to Chibougamau by Route 113, connecting to Route 117 at Louvicourt near Val-d'Or. Both routes are paved with a speed limit of 90 km/h.

The North Road (Route du Nord), an isolated gravel road, connects Chibougamau to the James Bay Road (Route de la Baie-James).

By bus

By air

Get around

There is no public transport in Chibougamau. There are two local taxi services on 3rd Street:




All of the following restaurants are located on 3e rue.


All of the below bars are located on 3e rue.


All of the following accommodations are located on 3e rue (Route 167):

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