DescriptionBaie-Comeau began as a pulp and newsprint milling town. Publisher Robert R. McCormick, who needed paper for his Chicago and New York newspapers, established the mill in 1937. McCormick is memorialized in a downtown statue that depicts him exploring the area by canoe.
A ferry service operates from 14 Rte. Maritime in Baie-Comeau to Matane. Advance reservations are required; phone (418) 562-2500, or (877) 562-6560 for reservations.
Visitor InfoManicouagan Tourist Association 337 boul. La Salle BAIE-COMEAU, QC G4Z 2Z1. Phone:(418)294-2876 or (888)463-5319