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Pointe-au-Père National Wildlife Area

Region City District
Bas-Saint-Laurent Rimouski Pointe-au-Père

National wildlife area encompassing 21.7 hectares (53.6 acres) of intertidal marsh in the St. Lawrence, 8 km (5 mi.) northeast of Rimouski. Established in 1986, it protects numerous habitats, including the Spartina marsh, a very popular habitat for migratory birds. It is one of Québec's best shorebird-watching sites.

Map and contact information

Schedules

Some restrictions may apply. It is always advisable to check the schedule with the company before travelling.

Rates

Free admission

Other charges may apply.

Contact information

Musée de la Mer de Pointe-au-Père, 1034, rue du Phare, Rimouski, Québec, Canada, G5M 1L8

Vehicle and Parking Services

  • Free outdoor parking

Activities

  • Sea mammal observation
  • Wildlife observation
  • Plant life observation
  • Body of water
  • Hiking : 0,5 km

Services

  • Panoramic view / lookout

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