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An Outdoor winter in Châteauguay!

Published on 05 January 2022

Natural environments managed by Héritage Saint-Bernard in Châteauguay offer hiking trails that are perfect for family moments! Whether we are talking about the centre écologique Fernand-Seguin or the refuge faunique Marguerite-D’Youville, located on île Saint-Bernard in Châteauguay, the quality of the sites is a delight for thousands of people during the winter season!

NOTE: Activities and services are subject to change without notice due to the pandemic. People are invited to follow the Facebook and Instagram page of Héritage Saint-Bernard for updates.

ÎLE SAINT-BERNARD (refuge faunique Marguerite-D’Youville)

Hiking and nature observation at the refuge faunique Marguerite-D’Youville

For outdoor and nature lovers, eight kilometers of trails await hikers at the refuge faunique Marguerite-D’Youville. Access is via the Pavillon de l’île and princing is in effect. The site is accessible from sunrise to sunset. Crampons and walking sticks can be rented on site.

For more information on the services and activities offered, visit the website of île Saint-Bernard.


Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and hiking

Recognized for its free access and the quality of the trails, a network of approximately 15 kilometers of marked cross-country ski trails is offered free of charge at the centre écologique Fernand-Seguin. There are also five kilometers of snowshoeing trails and three kilometers of hiking trails. As of Tuesday, January 4, the equipment rental center will be open seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Improved slide hill!

This year, a new improved sliding hill is available for the upcoming winter! A specialized company is currently blowing a thick blanket of snow, which will ensure safe and enjoyable sliding all winter long. The slide hill will be open on Fridays and Saturdays until 9 p.m. (closing at 5 p.m. Sunday through Thursday). Outside of these hours, the hill is not supervised or illuminated. Service provided when conditions permit.

All the details on the services offered are available on the website of the centre écologique Fernand-Seguin.

For regular hours and full details of the 2022 winter season, see the press release in PDF format (French version only)

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