Come play outside!

The Outaouais is calling and it wants you to play with it! It has mountains, plains, valleys, canyons, lakes and rivers so you're sure to have a good time.

Start the day at the Fairmont Le Château Montebello where you can discover the enchanting site while playing outside: hiking, golf, cycling, etc. After eating a bite, go discover the Plaisance Falls. A lookout and walking trails will show you the site's natural beauty. Then, head to Parc national de Plaisance to end your day in a nature lover's paradise. Walking trails, bike trails, canoe and kayak and the best ways to enjoy this natural wonder that around 230 species of birds call home at some point during the year. Birdwatchers will be delighted! You might also catch a glimpse of the many sepcies of turtles living in the park. At night, go to bed in a cozy ready-to-camp Huttopia tent after an epic bonfire.

day outside

Points of interest

392 Notre-Dame St.
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1L0

Winter, spring, summer or fall, discover the magnificent landscapes surrounding Fairmont Le Château Montebello. Enjoy the many activities available on site, including golf, hiking, biking, snowshoeing, skating, dogsledding and cross-country skiing.

1 km
For dinner, go to the Délice Champêtre to discover the regional products presented in this gourmet snack bar. Maybe you would like to try the pulled pork poutine, smoked in their own smoking room?
497 Notre-Dame St.
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1L0

A gourmet snack bar with a focus on local and regional products. Homemade fries, creative classic burgers and vegi-burgers, upscale poutines, and hot dogs (classic or made with artisanal sausage) served with homemade condiments. The dairy bar serves a raviety of frozen desserts. Under new management since summer 2018.

20.5 km
The Falls have played a major role in the history of the now defunct town of North Nation Mills, in the 1800s. The visit will teach you how the falls' 63 metre drop proved prefect to built a sawmill and help develop the Petite-Nation.
100 Malo Rd.
Plaisance (Québec) J0V 1S0

Visit the Plaisance Falls historic site, a great spot for a picnic with family or friends! A scenic lookout, observation points and a hiking trail let you get right up close to the site's spectacular natural beauty. With their 63-metre vertical drop, the Falls were an important economic factor in the founding of the 19th-century village of North Nation Mills, now just a memory. On-site interpretive activities bring to life this important chapter in the history of the Petite-Nation.

6 km
If you brought your bike, you'll be able to explore the new Carrière trail connecting Thurso to the Presqu'îles sector of the park, through woods that were not accessible until very recently. keep your eyes open for the 50 metre Canada goose!

Plaisance (Québec)

Cycle at your leisure through different habitats, with no cars or traffic lights, while breathing in the sweet Outaouais air! You’ll be enchanted by the Petite Presqu’île, Grande Presqu’île and Thurso sector trails, with a total length of 30 km. The La Carrière cycling path links the Presqu’Iles and Thurso sectors of the park.