Centre d'interprétation de la nature du lac Boivin

The mission of the Centre d’interprétation de la nature du lac Boivin is to preserve a 450-hectar area composed of swamps, marshes, and forests. Classified an IBA (Important Bird Area), the marsh provides shelter and a rest area for many birds. Accessible year-round, its trails featuring two 10-m towers and boardwalks, will take you into diverse habitats where small animals can be observed.

Features

  • Departure  Centre d'interprétation de la nature du lac Boivin
  • Arrival  Centre d'interprétation de la nature du lac Boivin
  • Marked
  • Loop
  • Number of trails  4
  • Total length (km)  9.7
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Characteristics  More than 260 bird species observed. Chickadees and nuthatches frequently eat out of visitor’s hands.

Services

  • Free access to Wi-Fi
  • Picnic areas
  • Other services  Exposition room, rest area and 3 shelters
  • Gift shop
  • Downloadable trail map (URL address)  http://media.wix.com/ugd/37ef38_08a5a4a1ad3f42fa87de7c6def87751e.pdf
  • Trail maps available onsite
  • Dogs permitted on leash  no
  • Trail patrol
  • Reception and information staff
  • Access to drinking water
  • First aid
  • Restaurant on site  no
  • Snowshoeing  no
  • Tourist sign
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Parking
  • Accessible telephone
  • Washrooms with changing tables
  • Washrooms
  • Cycling

Access for people with restricted physical ability

  • Entirely accessible

Schedule

  • Open year-round
  • Exceptions to the regular schedule  Closed on December 25-26 and January 1-2.
  • Detailed schedule  Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weekends, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Closed during hunting season  no

Rates

  • Entrance  with fee
  • Detailed rates  www.cinlb.org
  • Payment options  Cash, credit card and debit card

Hiking trails

Activities

A conservation site that invites you to discover the life of a marsh and one of the best bird-watching sites in Quebec. Observation towers and walking trails. Temporary exhibits and a boutique. Open year-round. Exit 74 off Autoroute 10.

Services

  • Free access to Wi-Fi

Schedule

  • Exceptions to the regular schedule  Year-round. Closed on December 25-26 and January 1-2.

Rates

  • Entrance  with fee
  • Group rates available

Map