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Montérégie, Quebec


Difficulty Easy
Distance 11 KM




This reserve is situated on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River. Its territory, with an area of 1400 hectares, is occupied by a vast area of swamps and marshes, accompanied by a hardwood forest spot a sugar maple of a few hundred years and a rare essence, elm Thomas. Near the reception, an observation tower offers views of the reserve. The path of the dike egrets, decorated with nature interpretation stations, allows you to walk on the dike and leads to a lookout with views of the marsh and the Adirondacks. We can see more than 150 animal species, including many amphibians and fish in the swamp. More than 200 bird species, many endangered, are listed in a brochure


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Access fee $ 0.00
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
45.0427274 -74.4649966

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Rating and comments

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!
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.
Eileen Wendel
Eileen Wendel
Beautiful conservation area to visit.
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.
Lydia Crawford
Lydia Crawford
Nice little hiking trails

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Discover the Montérégie

Mont Rougemont is part of the Montérégie region in southwestern Quebec. This region is located halfway between the two cities of Ottawa and Quebec City, and stretches from the St. Lawrence River to the border with the United States Ḕtats.

From a tourism point of view, the Montérégie is very varied, alternating between rural and urban landscapes. It is not by chance that tourists in this region have a wide range of things to do.

In the Montérégie, one can dedicate oneself to different activities, first of all to agrotourism. With its production of apples, cider and sugar shacks, the region is one of the favorite destinations for gourmet tourists from all over the world, who are eager to try the flavors of the territory.

Not to mention sports: in Montérégie you can enjoy the outdoors all year round, hiking, biking, boating, cross-country skiing... Or again: here nature lovers can discover incredible landscapes by visiting the two national parks of the region and the Parc Safari de Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle.

The Montérégie region is also active from a cultural point of view: numerous historical sites, museums and galleries offer the possibility to travel back in time, discovering archaeological remains from our past or contemporary artworks.

In conclusion, we cannot fail to mention the shows that take place in the different theaters of the region. The first of them is the Juliette-Lassonde Arts Centre in Saint-Hyacinte, which stages the most beautiful theatrical productions of dance, music, circus and cabaret every year.