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Tourism, Travel & Lands in Lanaudiere
 
Outthere's Quebec
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Quebec Provincial Tourism
http://www.tourisme.gouv.qc.ca

Lanaudiere's Government Site
Lanaudière

 
 
Surrounding Region
  • Out-There's Montreal - Cross country skiing, hiking, mountain biking, great night like and restaurants in one of the worlds best cities.
  • Out-There's Laurentiens - Skiing, Tremblant, Oka, Sea Kayaking, Hiking Backpacking, Rafting the Rouge
  • Out-There's Monteregie Cycling, hiking, Rigaud, Mont St Bruno, Rosemount, La Forestier, Sablon
  • Out-There's Eastern Townships Cross country skiing, hiking, mountain biking, Cycling, hiking
 
Tourism Lanaudière
3643, rue Queen, PO Box 1210
Rawdon, Québec
J0K 1S0
450-0834-2535
800-363-2788

Regional Guides

Ferries
Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola/Sorel
450 836-4600

Quebec Liquer Stores
Locations and hours of operation
Lanaudiere
Liquer Stores

Distances

  • Joliette - Montreal 75km
  • Berthierville - Montreal 80km
  • St Donat - Montreal 130km
  Joliette Tourism
500, rue Dollard
Joliette, Québec
J6E 4M4
450-759-5013
800 363-1775
E-mail:
cderj@pandore.qc.ca 

Festivals

Festival International Lanaudiere

Cities

  • L'Assomption
  • Berthieville
  • Entrelacs
  • Joliette
  • Mascouche
  • Rawdon
  • Repentigny
  • Saint-Damien-de-Brandon
  • Saint Donat
  • Saint Gabriel de Brandon
  • Sainte-Julienne
  • Terrebonne
  • Val-Saint-Come
 
 
  Rivers
  • Riviere Ouareau - with it's head waters in Lac Ouareau outside of St Donat the river makes it's way through the Lanaudiere region to the St Lawrence east of Montreal. There is camping along the shore in the Ouareau forest area.
  • River Mastigouche - runs north to south through the ZEC Nymphes and the Reserve Faunique Mastigouche
  • Riviere Noire - follows Hwy. 131 north to south through the central region of Lanaudiere
  • L'Assomption - This is one of the well used Canoeing rivers that flows through Mont Tremblant Provincial park. The river has serveral rapids with portages, conditions can be difficult when levels are low, check with the park before you go. There is canoe camping along the shores.
 
Lakes
  • Reservoir Taureau
  • Lac Lusignan - Zec Collin
  • Lac des Cypres - Parc Mont Tremblant
  • Lac Archambeault
  • Lac Maskingnonge
  • Lac Ouareau
 
 
 
  Ouareau Forest
Hiking, XC Skiing, Mountain Biking, Climbing, Wilderness Camping along the Ouareau River and prospector tents to rent. There are 100km of trails
20km of track set ski trials at Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci
Just off Hwy 125 between Chertsey and Notre-Dame-de-Merci
There are a number of other access points around the forest.
819-424-1865
877-424-1866
 
Water Falls

Sept-Chutes
Chutes-Monte-a-Peine-et-des-Dalles

Maps

Parks

  • Parc du Mont Tremblant
    Mont Tremblant Provincial Park - Provincial Park, Laurentians, Lanaudiere, Quebec
    Pimbina Sector via Hwy 125
    L'Assomption Sector via Hwy 343
  • Parc regional des Sept-Chutes
    Hwy 131
    450-884-0484
    Along with the seven waterfalls their are 12km of hiking trails with some excellent views of the surrounding area.
  • Parc regional des Chutes-Monte-a-Peine-et-des-Dalles
    Off Hwy 343 from 337 and 131
    Hiking along the river allows you to observe three seperate waterfalls
  • Parc des Chutes-Darwin
    Rawdon
    Off Hwy 125

Wildlife Reserves (Reserve Faunique)

ZEC's

  • ZEC Collin
    Lanaudière
    360, Rue St-Michel, St-Michel-des-Saints, QC
    J0K 3B0
    450 833-5195
  • ZEC Lavigne
    Lanaudière
    590, Rue St-Albert, St-Zénon, QC
    J0K 3N0
    450 884-5521, 450 759-5660
  • ZEC Des Nymphes
    Lanaudière
    461, Chemin Joliette, C.P. 399
    Saint-Félix-de-Valois, QC
    J0K 2M0
    450 889-8796
    Dogsledding and Mountain Biking

Nature Viewing

Tourbières-de-Lanoraie - Ecological Reserve
Exit 130 off Hwy 40
Between Lanoraie and Saint-Thomas
450-887-0180
Tourbières-de-Lanoraie - Ecological Reserve, Quebec

Camping

Mont Tremblant Provincial Park

Lac Monroe & Lac Chat (La Diable) - 276 serviced sites
La Diable - 300 primitive sites
Reservations (from Sunday to Thursday): 819-688-2281
Lac Provost (Pimbina) - 155 serviced sites
Lajoie, Herman, Provost, Lac au Rats, Lac des Sables - 150 primitive sites
Reservations (from Sunday to Thursday): 819-424-7012
There are a number of group camping sites in the park.
Reservations (from Sunday to Thursday): 819-688-2281
Mont Tremblant Provincial Park - Provincial Park, Laurentians, Lanaudiere, Quebec

Reserve Fauniques

Réserve faunique Rouge-Matawin - Wilderness Camp Sites, Wildlife Reserve, Lanaudiere, Quebec
Réserve faunique Mastigouche - Over 40 wilderness camp sites, Wildlife Reserve, Lanaudiere, Quebec
Ouareau Forest
Hiking, XC Skiing, Mountain Biking, Climbing, Wilderness Camping along the Ouareau River and prospector tents to rent.
Just off Hwy 125 between Chertsey and Notre-Dame-de-Merci
819-424-1865
877-424-1866

Weather

Transportation and Travel

Road Conditions

The major road throught the region in the south is route 40 which passes through Montreal.
To reach the heart of the region follow Hwy 25 or 125 into Rawdown. Route 125 continues north passing the Oureau forest and St Donat into Mont Tremblant.
Lanaudiere

Airports

The major airports servicing the Montreal area are Dorval and Mirabel. Dorval is located in the west central area of the city, about 25 minutes from downtown (the trip gets significantly longer as rush hour approaches). Mirabel is located in the Laurentians off of Hwy 15 north of Montreal (the Laurentian Autoroute).
Most of the air traffic has been moved back to the Montreal airport.
Charters may fly into Mirabel, check with your carrier.</p>

Airports International

Mirabel:

Airport Mirabel

600 Commerce Street A4
Mirabel, Quebec
J7N 1E1
514 476-3010

Dorval:

Airport Dorval

975 Romeo-Vachon North
Dorval, Quebec
H4Y 1H1
514-633-3105

Regional:

  • Joliette Airport
    450-756-4292
  • Mascouche Airport
    450-474-2477
  • St Donat Airport
    819-424-7842

RVs, Motorhomes and Campers

 

 
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