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Gault Nature Reserve

Regional / municipal park Region:Montérégie City : Mont-Saint-Hilaire

Owned by McGill University, this unique site is acknowledged as the first world biosphere reserve in Canada. It is home to over 185 species of birds as well as several mammals and amphibians. Hike along 24 km of mountain trails and discover the park's exceptional forest.

  422, ch. des Moulins, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada, J3G 4S6
450 467-4010

Activities and services


  • Day camps / Educational camps
  • Wildlife observation
  • Plant life observation
  • Body of water
  • Hiking : 22 km
  • Snowshoeing : 13 km
  • Cross-country skiing : 10 km


  • Boutique / Sales counter
  • Lodging on the premises
  • Panoramic view / lookout
  • Banquet, meeting, conference room

Vehicle and Parking Services

  • Free outdoor parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station

Rental services

  • Snowshoe rental
  • Other sports equipment rental

Restaurant and food services

  • Restaurant on premises
  • Picnic area


  • Partial access (Kéroul)


  • Reservations required

Schedules and rates

Open year round