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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 3 to November 6, 2019, all circulation is prohibited on Réserve faunique de Matane, except for participants at the wildlife watching Fall Safari activity.

Opening hours vary by season:

John Registration Centre

  • May 24 to September 2, 2019
    • Sunday to Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Friday and Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • September 3 to November 6, 2019 (circulation restricted)
    • every day, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Étang-à-la-Truite Registration Centre

  • May 24 to September 2, 2019
    • every day, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • September 3 to November 1, 2019 (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:
500, chemin de la réserve faunique
Sainte-René de Matane (Québec)  G0J 3E0

Telephone : 418 224-3345

matane@sepaq.com

Important

Pets

Dogs 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

Map Library

Camping and accommodations

Winter Activities

Fishing

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

Behrend

Duvivier

Étang-à-la-Truite

Joffre

Lac Matane

Martel

Presqu'île

Rivière Matane

Simoneau

Day fishing

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.

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 (2019)

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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