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Nature Reserves in Quebec

11 nature reserves in Quebec

Nature Reserves in Gaspé
Forillon National Park
Forillon was created in 1970 and was Quebec's first national park of Quebec. It is located in the far east of the Gaspesie Peninsula, near the town of Gaspe, where the landscapes are a mixture of cliffs and mountains (northern tip of the Appalachians). The park includes colonies of sea birds and whales, seals, black bears (I was lucky to see one and nothing happened) and deer. I visited the park near the south entrance and came very early (I think it was 6:30), did not have to pay an entrance fee (the early bird catches the worm). I then decided to take a small trekking trip for about 2 hours until I arrived at Gaspe, where I found the black bear, which fortunately ran away as soon as it saw me.
Nature Reserves in Percé
Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park
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The National Park Ile et Du Rocher Percé Bonaventure can be found in the village of Percé, east of the region of Gaspésie, Quebec. This park encompasses both coastal areas where the Rocher Percé and seaside covering Bonaventure Island. Here lives a spectacular gannet colony. The coast can be easily reached on foot and I could access the island on one of the boats that are taken from the main pier.
Nature Reserves in Percé
Boat to la Ile de Bonaventure
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With the Boat to Ile Bonaventure you can take in the main spring of the population of Percé every day from 9 in the morning. There are three operating companies and the three are the same price ($25 round trip). On the way the boat turns around the Rocher Percé and makes a return to the island through the cliffs. The trip takes about an hour and twenty minutes back. The last boat is at five in the afternoon on the island allowing you to spend the day there.
Nature Reserves in Gaspé
Miguasha National Park
Miguasha National Park is located in the Gaspé Peninsula in the province of Quebec and is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site. One of the important things about this place is that it contains large deposits of fossils that have been keys to complete the story of the evolution of life on earth. The coastal area consists of sedimentary rocks that are more than 350 and 375 million years old, and which host a large number of fossils and valuable information because this place has witnessed such a long passage of time. Additionally, this place contains a vast amount of archaeological wealth as well as natural wealth which can be found in the woods. Here, there are species of birch, aspen and fir, as well as several old specials of fauna. This places is of such great significance, that it is considered the most important paleontological site of the Devonian Period (also known as the Age of Fishes). To date, there have been nearly 5,000 fossils identified and recorded here, which has an approximate age of 370 million years. One of the main findings attributed to this site is of a type of fossil that is considered one of the first living vertebrates with four limbs, the scientific value of this place is invaluable.
Nature Reserves in Boucherville
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Nature Reserves in Chelsea
Nature Reserves in Sainte-Flavie
Nature Reserves in Saint Aime Des Lacs
Nature Reserves in Quebec
Nature Reserves in Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury
Nature Reserves in Val-David
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