Pointe-au-Père National Wildlife Area

National wildlife reserve Region : Bas-Saint-Laurent City : Rimouski District : Pointe-au-Père

National wildlife area encompassing 21.7 hectares (53.6 acres) of intertidal marsh in the St. Lawrence, 8 km (5 mi.) northeast of Rimouski. Established in 1986, it protects numerous habitats, including the Spartina marsh, a very popular habitat for migratory birds. It is one of Québec's best shorebird-watching sites.

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Musée de la Mer de Pointe-au-Père, 1034, rue du Phare, Rimouski, Québec, Canada, G5M 1L8

Activities and services


  • Site interpretation
  • Wildlife observation
  • Plant life observation
  • Body of water
  • Hiking: 0,5 km


  • Panoramic view / lookout

Vehicle and Parking Services

  • Free outdoor parking

Related services and activities

Schedules and rates

April 01 - December 01 (Approximate dates)