Friends Of The Lake Saint-François National Wildlife Area - Hiking

Friends of the Lake Saint-François National Wildlife Area - Hiking


Montérégie, Quebec, Canada




Friends of the Lake Saint-François National Wildlife Area Statistics

Difficulty

Easy

Distance

11 KM

What are the activities at Friends of the Lake Saint-François National Wildlife Area ?

Hiking


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Why choose a trail at Friends of the Lake Saint-François National Wildlife Area?

Friends of the Lake St. Francis National Wildlife Refugeéois de la Montérégie is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the refuge. The organization was founded in 2006 by volunteers who recognized the lack of a conservation and development organization for Lake St. Francis. The Friends of the Lake St. Francis National Wildlife Area is an organization whose mission is to protect and promote the area. The organization's objectives are:

- The protection and conservation of natural habitats and the animal and plant species that inhabit them,

- Raising public awareness of the importance of biodiversity,

- The development of educational and recreational activities that promote a greater knowledge and appreciation of the réserve.


What are the services on site?

No information available


Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
45.0430587 -74.4661792

What are the coordinates and address of Friends of the Lake Saint-François National Wildlife Area?

Friends of the National Wildlife Lac-Saint-François
(450) 264-5908
7600 Chem. de la Pointe-Fraser, Saint-Anicet, QC J0S 1L0, Canada

What are the comments and evaluations from the community?

Brice Kreitzer
Brice Kreitzer
Excellent, well maintained trails, and knowledgable bilingual staff. The rabaska canoe trip allowed us to get up close to some of Quebec's rarest birds including the Great Egret.
3 years ago
Karena Burkhard
Karena Burkhard
Absolutely beautiful place to visit. The facility is very well maintained. If you're in the area, make sure to check it out!
3 years ago
William Patten
William Patten
Great place! There were a lot of bugs in July but the view was incredible and there were nice species of birds.
3 years ago
Valerie Barrett
Valerie Barrett
I went with my friend, and it was wonderful.
8 years ago

Starting Point

To get to the trailhead of Les amis de la réserve nationale de faune du Lac Saint-François, you must go to Sainte-Julie.

Why visit Friends of the Lake Saint-François National Wildlife Area

Lake Saint-Francis is located in the Montérégie region, about 40 kilometers east of Montreal. This national wildlife area is a favorite place for birdwatchers, as it abounds in migratory birds. In spring and summer, hundreds of species of birds can be observed, including ducks, swans, herons and egrets. The river that runs through the lake is also a fisherman's paradise, as it is home to a wide variety of fish, including pike, perch and walleye.

Things not to be missed

Friends of the Lake St. Francis National Wildlife Area in Montérégie is a must-see for nature lovers. This reserve offers a multitude of activities and services, including a picnic area, hiking and biking trails, a beach and fishing facilities.

- A visit to the Lake St. Francis National Wildlife Refuge is a must-do activity. This reserve is located on the shores of the lake and consists of a vast expanse of forest and marsh. It is a haven for many species of birds, mammals and reptiles.

- For nature lovers, walking along the footpaths that wind through the forest is also very popular.

- Water sports enthusiasts can enjoy canoeing or kayaking on the lake.

- For history buffs, it is interesting to visit the ruins of the Lassonde Castle, which dates back to the 17th century.

Where to eat

1. At the foot of the falls

2. In a hidden sugar shack

3. Among the trees

4. On an island

5. In a park




Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of Réserve Nationale De Faune Du Lac Saint-françois ?

Easy

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No


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