Hello and welcome to the Forêt-la-Blanche website!
Over 20 years of conservation and education excellence!
COVID-19 – UPDATE
The Forêt-la-Blanche trails will remain open to the public. Please leave your admission fees in the box near the door of the Interpretation Centre when it is closed.
The Interpretation Centre will be open on the following dates:
|*Center Opening Hours|
(June 1st to September 15 2021)
|9:30 am to 4:30 pm
(Wednesday to Sunday)
|Regular hours||10:00 am to 4:00 pm
(Saturday and Sunday)
In order to meet the requirements of the Government of Quebec and the Public Health Department, please note that:
- Interpretation Centre: only one person at a time can access the Centre. Wearing a mask inside the Centre is mandatory.
- On the trails: visitors can use the trails alone, in pairs, as a family or in groups of up to 8 people, provided they maintain a distance of 2 meters between them.
- People who have symptoms of COVID or who have been asked to be in isolation are asked to temporarily refrain from visiting the ecological reserve.
LIBRARY: The library is now open. Access conditions are the same as for the Centre.
Dogs: Even on a leash, dogs are not allowed on our trails.
With trails open all year round, come explore this exceptional and unique ecosystem and enjoy a hike or a snowshoe on our beautiful reserve.
As one of the last old growth forest in Eastern Canada, Forêt-la-Blanche harbours trees aged over 400-year-old. Coupled with our many educational signs, a walk on our trails will definitely leave you speechless!
Trails are open all day of the week from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Outside of opening hours of the Interpretation Center, please leave your trail access fees in the box outside the Center. Thanks for your support!
|*Trail Access Fees
CASH OR INTERAC E-TRANSFER ONLY
|Kids (5 to 17 years old)||$4.00|
|Family (max. 2 adults and 3 kids)||$15.00|
Don’t miss the chance to get a Trail Pass at our Interpretation Center that allows unlimited access up to March 31 2021!
Our trails: Our many trails has something to offer to hikers of all levels. Give it a look with our trail map.
*Note that strollers are not recommended as our trails have a lot of stairs.
Overall terms and conditions:
-No pets (dogs, cats, etc.) allowed on the trails
-No harvesting allowed (plants, mushrooms, rocks, etc.)
-No camping of any form allowed
-No fishing allowed
-No swimming allowed
-No biking allowed
For a more detailed list, visit our ”Terms and conditions” page in the ”Ecological Reserve” section.
* Please note this information may change without prior notice. Please call us to confirm opening hours and fees.
Want to learn more about the ecological reserve and its story ? Follow the link below to read an interesting article on the subject : Sophie Arbour’s article