Information - Réserve faunique du Saint-Maurice - Wildlife Reserves - Sépaq

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Réserve faunique du Saint‑Maurice

Partial opening

This establishment is partially open. Certain health and safety measures to combat COVID-19 (coronavirus) have been put in place to ensure the health and safety of staff and customers.

Consult the list of activities and services offered

Location

Réserve faunique du Saint-Maurice lies in the Mauricie region, 90 km north of Trois-Rivières.

QuébecMontréalTrois-Rivières
Matawin Registration Centre 165 km 218 km 90 km

 

Access and Operating Period

A single entrance, at the Matawin Registration Centre, provides access to Réserve faunique du Saint-Maurice. You enter via Route 155. It's on the right bank of the Saint-Maurice, at Trois-Rives, 2 km south of the bridge that crosses the river (tolls charged by Corporation du Pont Mékinac).

Toll fee: $12 (cash) per vehicle for two crossings (there and back). You can leave the reserve for a maximum of an hour and a half for free by leaving your ticket at the gatehouse.

Matawin Registration Centre

After mid-October, rights of access are available at the administrative office across from the registration centre. Opening hours vary by season.

Period:

  • May 15 to October 26, 2020


Services

Matawin Registration Centre

  • Registration
  • Information
  • Bait and decoys
  • Ice
  • Firewood (also at the Tousignant and Dunbar registration centres)
  • Souvenirs
  • Fishing and hunting access rights (at all registration centres)
  • Fishing and hunting licences (at all registration centres)
  • Rental (also at the Tousignant, Dunbar and Brown registration centres)
    • Canoe
    • Rowboat
    • Kayak
    • Stand up paddle
    • Motor
    • Lifejacket (free with nautical equipment rental)

    Lac Normand Convenience Store

    • Grocery items (basic food items: milk, bread, juice, soft drinks, chips, chocolate, ketchup, mustard, soap, etc.)

    In the accommodation sectors

    • Park warden

    Services for families

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


    Nearby Services

    • Restaurant
    • Gas station
    • Convenience store

    Contact Information

    Matawin Registration Centre:
    3774 Route 155
    Trois-Rives (Québec)  G0X 2C0

    Telephone : 819-646-5680

    stmaurice@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

    (in French only)

    General Map

    Canoe-camping

    Map Canoe-camping

    Hiking

    Map of hiking trails

    Camping and accommodations

    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

    Baude

    Brown

    Dunbar

    Normand

    Soucis Camping

    Soucis Chalet

    Tousignant

    Wessoneau

    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.

    Small Game Hunting

    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 du Saint-Maurice (2020)

    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.

    External Links

    Centre d'Aventure Mattawin

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