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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.

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Points of interest

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392 Notre-Dame Street
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1L0
Canada

Winter, spring, summer or fall, discover the magnificent landscapes surrounding Fairmont Le Château Montebello. Enjoy any number of activities available on-site, including golf, hiking, biking, snowshoeing, skating, dogsled excursions 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?
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497 Notre-Dame Street
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1R0
Canada

A gourmet snack bar that emphasizes local products. Belgium fries, burgers of high quality, refined poutines and hot dogs with european sausages. Délice Champêtre also offers a variety of soft ice creams and gelato flavours prepared on site as well.

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.
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100 Malo Road
Plaisance (Québec) J0V 1S0
Canada

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 only a memory). On-site interpretive activities bring to life this important part of 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!
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Plaisance (Québec)
Canada

Take your time biking through different habitats, with no cars or traffic lights, while breathing the sweet fragrances of the Ottawa River. For 26 km, you'll be enchanted by the Petite Presqu'île and Grande Presqu'île trails or those of the Thurso sector. Since summer of 2013, La Carrière cycling path links the Presqu’Iles and Thurso sectors of the park.