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Parc national de la Pointe‑Taillon

Discovery Activities

Let Us Guide You...

Participate in the park’s discovery activities. Let a park warden share his or her passion for the territory and the nature it protects.

Join in activities led by enthusiastic park wardens. Discover this fascinating peninsula’s geomorphological features, flora and fauna, and learn to read its landscapes. What could be better than enjoying dusk beside a beaver pond and watching them get started on their nocturnal activities? Learn to recognize signs of moose in the forest and discover the discreet activities of molluscs in Lac Saint-Jean.

See the complete list of the park’s discovery activities (in French only).

... or Go at Your Own Pace

Are you more independent? No problem! Explore Parc national de la Pointe-Taillon on your own and soak up the spirit of the area.

Discovery and Visitors Centre

The starting point for many activities, the Discovery and Visitors Centre houses an exhibition that paints a general portrait of the park’s natural and historic riches.

Discovery Stops

Along the cycling path, discovery stops present the lives of the moose and beaver of Parc national de la Pointe-Taillon. The Tourbière lookout, 1.5 km from the cycling path, offers a panoramic view of this special habitat.

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Ponds and Teeth Marks

A short bike ride in the company of a park warden unveils the secrets of the ponds that dot Parc national de la Pointe-Taillon and their surprising evolution over time.

Pointe-Taillon shelters many easily-observable beaver colonies.
Pointe-Taillon shelters many easily-observable beaver colonies.

Pointe-Taillon is made up of a variety of wetlands. Explore the cycling path that goes around the peninsula and see all the ponds. These small bodies of water have evolved greatly over time. Along a 4-km circuit, a park warden-naturalist will guide you and help you discover the mysteries of these continually changing habitats.

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