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Parc historique de la Poudrière de Windsor

Regional / municipal park Region:Eastern Townships City : Windsor

The Poudrière de Windsor (Windsor gunpowder plant) is an interpretation centre on gunpowder. One-of-a-kind in the country, this exceptional site on the banks of the Watopeka River is a tourist attraction where history, nature and culture meet. Discover a fascinating page in the industrial history of the Eastern Townships through a theme exhibition and archeological remains.

  342, rue St-Georges, Windsor, Québec, Canada, J1S 2Z5
819 845-5284

Activities and services


  • Entertainment
  • Exhibitions
  • Nature interpretation
  • Site interpretation
  • Wildlife observation
  • Fishing
  • Body of water
  • Hiking : 12 km
  • Snowshoeing : 13 km
  • Cross-country skiing : 12 km
  • Shows
  • Multimedia/videos/movies
  • Water sports : Canoeing
  • Self-guided tours
  • Tours : in french
  • Tours : in english
  • Other activities


  • Internet access : free wireless
  • Pets allowed
  • Boutique / Sales counter
  • Tour guide
  • Camping accommodation
  • Panoramic view / lookout
  • Boat ramp
  • Banquet, meeting, conference room
  • Waste water dump

Vehicle and Parking Services

  • Free outdoor parking

Signs and shuttles

  • Tourist signs (blue)

Rental services

  • Canoe rental
  • Snowshoe rental
  • Cross-country ski rental

Restaurant and food services

  • Picnic area


  • Partial access (Kéroul)
  • Services for the hearing impaired (Kéroul)


  • Entertainment
  • Reservations required
  • Group rates
  • Tours : in french
  • Tours : in english

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Schedules and rates

Open year round