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Réserve faunique Mastigouche

Forestry transportation: caution on reserve roads Details


Réserve faunique Mastigouche straddles the Mauricie and Lanaudière regions.

MontréalTrois-RivièresQuébec City
Pins-Rouges Registration Centre 164 km 95 km 211 km


Access and Operating Period

  • The Bouteille Registration Centre is 26 km east of Saint-Zénon via Route 131.
  • The Pins-Rouges Registration Centre is 24 km north of Saint-Alexis-des-Monts via Route 349.
  • The Catherine Registration Centre is 18 km north of Mandeville via Route 347 and Route 348.

Note: For campers with a tent-trailer, trailer, or recreational vehicle in Saint-Bernard campground, it is strongly recommended that you enter via the Pins-Rouges Registration Centre. Find out about the itinerary at our registration centres.

The road network within the reserve is entirely made up of gravel forest roads.

Opening hours vary on a seasonal basis.

  • Arrival and departure hours for cabin accommodations:
    • Arrival: 5 p.m.
    • Departure: 1:30 p.m.

Opening hours of Pins-Rouges, Catherine and Bouteille Registration Centre:

  • May 15 to September 12, 2024
    • Satuday to Wednesday, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Thursday and Friday, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Note: During fall, the registration centres are in operation according to a variable schedule. Please contact the staff of the wildlife reserve for more details.

Nearby Services

The three points of access to the reserve are less than 25 km from a village where many services are available.


Registration centres:




  • Hunting licence
  • Fishing licence
  • Rights of access
  • Promotional items
  • Baits and decoys
  • Hunting gear
  • Ice (Pins-Rouges, Catherine and Bouteille)
  • Firewood


  • Fishing rod
  • Motor (Pins-Rouges, Bouteille and Catherine)
  • Lifejackets for the family

Saint-Bernard campground convenience store



  • Baits and decoys
  • Firewood
  • Ice
  • Insect repellent
  • Basic grocery and camping items


  • Canoe
  • Kayak
  • Rowboat
  • Stand up paddle
  • Lifejackets for the family

At accommodation sites

  • Park warden

Services for families

To better plan your activities, please consult our family services.

Contact Information

Administrative Office:
830 Rue Sainte-Anne
P.O. Box 1760
Saint-Alexis-des-Monts (Québec)  J0K 1V0

Telephone : 819 265-2098

Pins Rouges Registration Centre (May to October):
Saint-Alexis-des-Monts (Québec)

Telephone : 819-265-2098, option 2, then option 1

Bouteille Registration Centre (May to October):
Saint-Michel-des-Saints (Québec)

Telephone : 819 668-4471

Catherine Registration Centre (May to October):
Mandeville (Québec)

Telephone : 819-265-2098, option 2, then option 2

Tourist accommodation
Cabins: registration number 612776
Campgrounds: registration number 199161



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

Using drones

In order to minimize the impact on wildlife and on the customer experience, Sépaq does not allow recreational drone use at the establishments it manages. Find out more


A private individual or production company must obtain prior authorization to carry out a video shoot or photo session on Sépaq-managed territories. Find out more

Map Library


Maps of the lakes

(in French only)

According to the available data, the lakes maps may present various information such as bathymetry or sites favorable to fishing. For an easier consultation, they have been grouped by sector.

Accommodation sectors (2024 season)




Lac-Soufflet campground

Sans-Bout campground

De la Ferme

De la Tête

Des Îles

Du Cap














Day fishing (2024 season)

Day fishing

To open a compressed file, save it to your computer first. Unzip all the contents of the folder by pressing and holding (or right-clicking) on the folder, select Extract All, and then follow the instructions.

Small Game Hunting

Moose Hunting

Camping and accommodations

Complementary tool: Avenza Maps

The mobile app allows you to geotag your location on our territory maps. To read one of our maps using Avenza Maps, download the maps from the Avenza Maps mapstore.

Several other maps of Sépaq (including lake maps) are accessible via the mapstore of Avenza Maps. You can access the maps directly in the application or via their website.


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 Mastigouche (2024)

External Links

Tourisme Lanaudière Tourisme Mauricie

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