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Chibougamau is a city in Northern Quebec and is a part of the Baie-James municipality. First founded as a mining village in 1950, Chibougamau obtained its status of municipal corporation in 1954.
By car most people arrive by road 167, although if arriving from western Quebec you can also use road 113 until it merges with the 167.
Intercar also operates a bus service to Chibougamau. Their busses are available through most of the province, including Quebec City and the Saguenay region.
There is no public transport in Chibougamau, however there are two taxi services, Taxi Diamond and Taxi Coop, located on 3e rue.
Lake Gillman: Nearby lake that offers walking, biking and fishing possibilities.
All of the following restaurants are located on 3e rue.
Restaurant Chez Julie: Dinner style restaurant serving breakfast, hamburgers, poutines and other rahter greasy dishes.
Le Coq Rôti: Chicken rotisserie belonging to a province wide chain, they serve various chicken dishes as well as pasta and pizza.
All of the below bars are located on 3e rue.
Pub Royal: Sports style bar serving a wide variety of imported and local beers as well as various dishes.
Le Gwillim: Popular local nightclub that attracts a very young crowd. Offers a impressive selection of shooters.
La Ptite Broue: Another fairly popular pub that attracts a good crowd on weekends.
Le Rendez-Vous: Bar at the Hôtel Chibougamau that typically attracts a large aboriginal crowd. Features a pool table and gaming machines.
Le CabArrêt: The local strip club.
All of the following accommodations are located on 3e rue / Road 167
Chibougamau municipal camping, . Located just outside the city on route 167.
Motel Harricana, .
Motel Nordic, .
Hôtel Chibougamau, . Large hotel Located near most of the city's bars and restaurants, includes Internet service, a bar and a restaurant.