Découverte Nature Park

2471 ch. Baldwin-Barnston
Coaticook, QC J1A 2S4- Map It
Phone: (819) 849-2677

AAA Editor Notes

D&#233;couverte Nature Park (Parc D&#233;couverte Nature) is at 2471 ch. Baldwin-Barnston. Surrounded by 12 square kilometres (4.6 sq. mi.) of scenic parkland and marshes, the Louis Roch S&#233;guin Pavilion houses interactive exhibits and a fish hatchery. The welcome center also provides information about the Niger and Meder rivers, Lac Lyster, Baldwin Pond and nearby Mont Pinnacle.</br>An observation tower offers views of the fish hatchery marsh. Recreational activities include sport fishing and rock climbing. Hiking&#8212;along such trails as the 1.5-kilometre (.9-mi.) Old Mill Trail and a 7.9-kilometre (4.9-mi.) path leading to the top of Mount Pinnacle&#8212;is a popular activity as well. Swimming is permitted at Lake Lyster Beach, where lifeguards are on duty, and boat rentals are available. </br>Note: Some hiking trails are uneven and require excellent mobility. Guided tours are available by reservation.</br>Guided tours are available. Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted. </br>
$13.48; $10.44 (ages 6-15). Fishing fee for speckled or rainbow trout $4.35 (one fish); $39.14 (10 fish); $56.54 (15 fish); $73.93 (20 fish); $86.98 (25 fish). An additional fee is charged for guided tours.
Hours: Daily 10-6, mid-June to late Aug.; Sat.-Sun. 10-5, early May to mid-June; Sat.-Sun. 10-6, late Aug.-early Oct. and on Labour Day and Canadian Thanksgiving; by appointment rest of year. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.