Love the outdoors? Discover the nature of Grosse-île
After crossing the majestic St. Lawrence River in the company of Croisières Lachance , you'll be immediately struck by the beauty of the island. No matter where you are on the island, a magnificent landscape awaits you. You'll be carried away by the singing of the birds and the smells of the island environment. What's that? A nesting site for bats? Grosse-Île is home to one of the largest colonies of these magnificent creatures. Don't be scared, they only come out after dark!
Looking to get immersed in the natural surroundings of Grosse-Île? Discover the natural diversity and richness of this island environment along the Mirador Trail. You'll come across more than 600 species of plants, including skunk cabbage, 600-year-old trees and wild garlic! During your discovery you might even chance upon snow geese, small mammals or even whitetail deer! One thing's for sure, Grosse-Île's natural richness will surprise you every step of this 2.5 kilometre trail that also offers three lookouts for admiring the views of the Isle-aux-Grues archipelago and Cap Tourmente. You'll need to count about 90 minutes to complete this intermediate level walk.