Pointe-de-l'Est National Wildlife Area

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Pointe-de-l'Est National Wildlife Area

East Point National Wildlife Area is a vestige of the sole ecosystem of its kind in Québec. Its 684-hectare site includes examples of all the typical elements of the archipelago's landscape.

To explore the Area, its typical dune environment vegetation and its bird life, two nature interpretation trails are available: La Camarine and L'Échouerie. Trails can be walked alone or with a guide. Outdoor outfitters offer nature interpretation excursions with a certified guide

Birdwatching site
Interested in ornithology? Visit this page for more information about birds that can be observed in this area.

Departure: Route 199, between Grosse-Île and Old Harry
Total distance: 4.5 km
Type of trails: Loop
Number of trails: 2
Levels: Easy (La Camarine) and intermediate (L'Échouerie)
Free access

Trail Map



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Please note that all visitors aged 13 and over must pay a fee of $30 before leaving the archipelago for departures between May 1st and October 14th, 2024. Read more