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 during the holiday season – 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:
- Saturday, December 19
- Sunday, December 20
- Wednesday, December 23
- Saturday, December 26
- Sunday, December 27
- Saturday, January 2
- Sunday, January 3
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 (wearing a mask is compulsory) can access the Centre.
- 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: Please note that the library will no longer be accessible to the public, until we get new directives for the Department of Public Health.
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!
|*Center Opening Hours|
(June 19 to September 7 2020)
|9:30 am to 4:30 pm
(Wednesday to Sunday)
|Regular hours||10:00 am to 4:00 pm
(Saturday and Sunday)
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
|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.