The Pointe-Fortune excursion

La balade de Pointe-Fortune
Sentiers du Pavillon Pointe-Fortune

A charming spot to discover

Enjoy spectacular views and let yourself be charmed by the cachet of this rural community nestled next to the Ontario border. Visit the farm to check out a sea buckthorn plantation and discover the fascinating world of bees. A little further down the road, a ferry service carries passengers across the river. Enjoy a walk, explore the area’s fauna and take in the view from the lookout on the Sentier du Pavillon trail. Take a break at the Macdonell-Williamson House, where you’ll travel back to the days of Upper and Lower Canada, and end the day with a sunset selfie at the Carillon Generating Station.

Pointe-Fortune

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Time

1/2 day

# of stops

3 stops

Distance

2 km

Stops

  • 1 Ferme Les Petites écores
  • 2 Sentier du Pavillon Pointe-Fortune
  • 3 Maison Macdonell-Williamson

Ferme Les Petites écores 1

547, Chemin des Outaouais Pointe-Fortune Québec J0P 1N0

438-274-0183

Family-owned and operated since 2009, Les Petites Écores Farm has focused their hard work on producing honey from their own apiaries, as well as the little-known sea buckthorn berry. Situated in Pointe-Fortune, right on the border of Quebec and Ontario, it's the perfect country stop on the road from Ottawa to Montreal. Nature lovers and devoted farmers, the owners of Les Petites Écores Farm are proud to teach visitors all about the bees, their wonderful products, as well as about the sea buckthorn berry, a fruit with a growing reputation for its healthy qualities. Cyclists are especially welcome, as they are welcome to leave their cars at the farm and ride off on the charming country roads surrounding the farm. To find bike routes in the area, consult the bike section.

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Sentier du Pavillon Pointe-Fortune 2

275, Montée Inter-Provinciale Pointe-Fortune Québec

450-451-5178

Located between Quebec and Ontario, this 1.8 km forest trail is a must for hikers wishing to blend in with nature. You will have access to six discovery stations along the trails. Among the mammals present, there are more than four species of bats, including the little brown bat, the northern bat, the big brown bat and the ash bat. It is easy to watch bats flying at sundown all summer, but it is almost impossible to identify when they are flying. Animals on a leash are welcome!

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Maison Macdonell-Williamson 3

25, rue des Outaouais Chute-à-Blondeau Québec K0B 1B0

613-676-2228

Inaugurated in 1833, the Carillon canal was an important military installation as well as a boon to merchants. Located 100 km from Montreal and 130 km from Ottawa, the canal now acts as a waterway for pleasure boating. You will be amazed by technology of the locks, which manage a height of 20 metres between different levels of the canal in 40 minutes. Stop by the old station, which now houses a musuem. Learn how vessels go from one level to another in the canal: a 200-tonne guillotine door opens, the basin fills, and vessels move a full 20 metres- it's an amazing sight! To be part of this incredible experience, visit the Carillon locks.

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