Réserve faunique de Matane

Location


Réserve faunique de Matane lies in the Gaspésie tourism region.

Québec CityMontréal
John Registration Centre 440 km 662 km

 

Access and Operating Period

  • The John Registration Centre (early June to late October) lies 40 km southeast of Matane. You can reach it by taking Route 195.
  • The Étang-à-la-Truite Registration Centre is open from early June to Labour Day.

Please note that during the hunting season, specifically from September 5 to November 10, 2017, all circulation is prohibited on Réserve faunique de Matane.

Opening hours vary by season:

John Registration Centre

  • May 26 to September 4, 2017
    • Sunday to Thursday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Friday and Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • September 5 to November 10, 2017 (circulation restricted)
    • every day, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Étang-à-la-Truite Registration Centre

  • May 26 to September 4, 2017
    • every day, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • September 5 to November 10, 2017 (circulation restricted)
    • every day, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Services

John Registration Centre

Information      

Sales

  • Bait and decoys
  • Promotional items
  • Rights of access
  • Hunting and fishing licences

Rental

  • Fishing equipment (fishing rod, net, decoys, etc.)
  • Rowboat
  • Life jackets for adults and children
  • Bedding
  • Gas and electric motor
  • Battery recharging

Étang-à-la-Truite Registration Centre

Information

Sales

  • Bait and decoys
  • Promotional items
  • Rights of access

Rental

  • Fishing equipment (fishing rod, net, decoys, etc.)
  • Rowboat
  • Life jackets for adults and children
  • Kayak
  • Bedding
  • Gas and electric motor
  • Battery recharging
  • Bicycles

Nearby Services

In Matane you’ll find:

  • Restaurants and snack bars
  • A bank and a credit union with automatic teller
  • Car rental
  • Pharmacies
  • Grocery stores
  • Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ -wine and liquor store)

Contact Information

Administration:
257 Rue Saint-Jérôme
Matane (Québec)  G4W 3A7

Telephone : 418 562-3700

Fax : 418 562-4832

matane@sepaq.com

John Registration Centre (early June to late October):
Saint-René de Matane

Telephone : 418 224-3345

Important

Domestic animals

Dogs are allowed in wildlife reserves, but only on certain sites. Guide dogs and service dogs are allowed everywhere. Condition and regulation

Map Library

Camping and accommodations

Fishing

Bathymetric Maps

Moose Hunting

GPS

How to use MicroSD files for Garmin GPS

Please follow these steps to copy the GPS file on your MicroSD card:

•  Download the GPS file.
•  Save the file on your workstation.
•  Decompress the*.zip file.
•  Insert the MicroSD card into your computer, perhaps with the help of an adapter.
•  Copy the Garmin folder on your MicroSD card.
•  Withdraw the MicroSD card from your computer.
•  Insert the MicroSD card into your Garmin GPS.

Important: Please do not change the name of the directory or of the file; otherwise your GPS will be unable to read the document. The MicroSD card can hold only one GPS file. Use is reserved for Garmin GPS only.

GPS files - Réserve faunique de Matane

Complementary Tool: Avenza PDF Maps

Please note that a maximum of 3 maps can now be downloaded free of charge with the free version of the Avenza PDF Maps mobile app. You must now pay a yearly fee of $38.99 to download additional Sépaq maps.

The app allows you to geotag your location on our territory maps.

To read one of our maps using Avenza PDF Maps, just copy the map’s URL into the mobile application or open the map (PDF file) on the Sépaq Web site and read it with the mobile app.

External Links

QuébecOriginal Association touristique régionale de la Gaspésie Tourisme Matane International Appalachian Trail Association des Chasseurs et Pêcheurs de la Matanie Vertigo Aventure SOGERM

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