Useful INFORMATION

Parc Découverte Nature is located within 15 minutes (20 km) from Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook.

We provide rods and baits, but you can bring your own if you wish.

Employees are on grounds to help you install the bait, take off the fish and answer any questions you might have.

On site, we offer a space with barbecues to cook your fresh fish. You can accompany your meal with fresh produce from our gardens!

Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook
Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook is located within less than 15 minutes (20 km). It offers its visitors several outdoor activities through the seasons: Foresta Lumina, hiking, camping (summer and winter), mountain biking (fat bike), snowshoeing trails, Yukigassen … The battle of snowballs, ice climbing, etc.

Lake Lyster beach
This nearby public beach is free of access and is located near the park. Parking area, picnic tables, beach volleyball, children games are available. It is also possible to rent water facilities (kayak, canoe, pedal boats) to explore Lake Lyster within the shadow of the magnificent Pinacle Mountain. Lifeguards are on site during summer season. Dogs are not allowed at the beach. For information please call: 819 679-0176.

The Mill Trail
Free of charge, the Mill Trail is a historic pathway including several explanatory panels which provide information on the prevailing history of Baldwin village and its fish farm.
Leaving from Parc Découverte Nature following Niger River, this hiking experience to the sound of waterfalls becomes a unique natural hiking trip. The activity is suitable for families as the level is considered easy through its 3.5 km (2.2 miles). Visitors usually take approximately 45 minutes to complete this trail.

Mount Pinacle
Also free of charge, Mount Pinacle is located a few kilometers from the park. Throughout its 3.6 km (2.25 mile) hike, you can enjoy stunning trails and spectacular views from the top. Its altitude is 675 m (2,215 ft).

First starting point: Leaving your car at Parc Découverte Nature and following the Mill trail to Baldwin village and thereafter following the trail to Mount Pinacle. Approximately 10.5 km (6.5 miles) round trip.

Second starting point: Leaving Baldwin village’s parking lot at (1891, chemin May, Coaticook, Qc J1A 2S4), and following the Pinacle Mountain trail. Approximately 7.5 km (4.6 miles) round trip. Trail Map – Keep the image of the map and the phrase below.

Rock climbing
Rock climbing fans certainly know Mount Pinacle, an impressive cliff of 190 m (625 ft.) that plunges abruptly into the waters of Lake Lyster. To adventure yourself on these walls you must be a member of the FMQE (Mountain Climbing Quebec Federation) or you can acquire a daily climbing card (available at the village store located at the entrance of the trail). For more information or suggestions, visit
Coaticook’s Tourism website.

Pets are allowed. They must be kept on a leash at all times. For more information, visit Tourisme Cantons-de-l’Est website and our activity page.