Plan your visit

Plan your visit

Take a look at the conditions before showing up for an activity


Access to the site – Accepted payment methods

The following payment methods are accepted:

Access to the site

At the counter of the reception chalet and the loan and equipment rental chalet

  • Cash
  • Interac debit card

Reservations and activities

At the reception chalet counter

  • Cash
  • Interac debit card
  • By cheque

Online

  • Visa and MasterCard
Access to the site – Daily and seasonal rates

The definitions of leisure activities and services tariffs, as well as the tariffs in force, are specified in By-Law No.1000 on general tariffs for activities, services and goods. In the event of discrepancies, the full text of the By-Law and the tariffs in force shall prevail. Please visit www.ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca/doc/reglements/pdf/1000.pdf

Proof of identity, age, residence

Proof of identity, age and residence, including the Resident’s card are required to benefit from going rates.

Parking

Parking is free.

Zip line, climbing wall and archery

This equipment is not accessible to the general public (only to groups with animation and summer camps)


Family

A family is a group of at least 3 people, including at least one adult, all living at the same address.


RESIDENTS OF SAINT-LAZARE AND LES CÈDRES

Time of the year

Type of access

Winter - December to March-April
Includes: access to the site, playground module, obstacle course, ice ring (skating rack for beginners included), snow tubing (tube included), cross-country ski and snowshoe trails
Day pass: free
Season pass: free
Spring, Summer*, Fall
Includes: access to the site, playground equipment and obstacle course* Summer: access is limited because of the day camp. The general public does not have access to buildings, the obstacle course and playground equipment on the day following the St-Jean-Baptiste holiday until mid-August, Monday to Friday 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Day pass: free
Season pass: free
Outdoor pool – end of June to early SeptemberDay pass: free
Season pass: free
Rate for 1 animator$17 / hour
Minimum: 3 hours
Maximum: 6 hours


NON-RESIDENTS

Time of the year

Taxes included

Winter - December to March-April
Includes: access to the site, playground module, obstacle course, ice ring (skating rack for beginners included), snow tubing (tube included), cross-country ski and snowshoe trails
Toddler (0-5 yrs): day / season: free
Child (less than 18 yrs): day $8 / season $80
Adult (18 yrs+): day $10 / season $100
Family: day $25 / season $250
Senior (60 yrs +): day $8 / season $80
Caregiver: day / season: free
Spring, Summer*, Fall
Includes: access to the site, playground equipment and obstacle course
* Summer: access is limited because of the day camp. The general public does not have access to buildings, the obstacle course and playground equipment on the day following the St-Jean-Baptiste holiday until mid-August, Monday to Friday 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Free for all
Outdoor pool – end of June to early SeptemberToddler (0-5 yrs): day / season: free
Child (less than 18 yrs): day $3 / season $30
Adult (18 yrs+): day $5 / season $50
Family: day $10 / season $100
Senior (60 yrs+): day $8 / season $80
Caregiver : free
Rate for 1 animator$30 / hour
Minimum: 3 hours
Maximum: 6 hours

LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS AND LOCAL EDUCATIONAL ESTABLISHMENTS

Time of the year

Taxes included


Winter - December to March-April
Includes: access to the site, playground module, obstacle courses, ice ring (skating rack for beginners included), snow tubing (tube included), cross-country ski and snowshoe trails
Child (less than 18 yrs): day $2
Adult (18 yrs+): day $5
Spring, Summer*, Fall
Includes: access to the site, playground equipment and obstacle course
* Summer: access is limited because of the day camp. The general public does not have access to buildings, the obstacle course and playground equipment on the day following the St-Jean-Baptiste holiday until mid-August, Monday to Friday 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Child (less than 18 yrs): day $1
Adult (18 yrs+): day $2
Outdoor pool – end of June to early SeptemberChild (less than 18 yrs): day $1
Adult (18 yrs+): day $2
Rate for 1 animator$17 / hour
Minimum: 3 hours
Maximum: 6 hours

SUPRA-LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS, EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS without a service location in Saint-Lazare, PUBLIC, GOVERNMENTAL OR PARAGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

Time of the year

Taxes included

Winter - December to March-April
Includes: access to the site, playground module, obstacle courses, ice ring (skating rack for beginners included), snow tubing (tube included), cross-country ski and snowshoe trails
Child (less than 18 yrs): day $3
Adult (18 yrs+): day $6
Spring, Summer*, Fall
Includes: access to the site, playground equipment and obstacle course
* Summer: access is limited because of the day camp. The general public does not have access to buildings, the obstacle course and playground equipment on the day following the St-Jean-Baptiste holiday until mid-August, Monday to Friday 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Child (less than 18 yrs): day $1
Adult (18 yrs+): day $2
Outdoor pool – end of June to early SeptemberChild (less than 18 yrs): day $1
Adult (18 yrs+): day $2
Rate for 1 animator$30 / hour
Minimum: 3 hours
Maximum: 6 hours

LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS AND LOCAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, WITH ANIMATION

Maximum 6-hour day (taxes included)
Child (less than 18 yrs): day $16.50
Adult (18 yrs+): day free

SUPRA-LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS, EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS without a service location in Saint-Lazare, PUBLIC, GOVERNMENTAL OR PARAGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS, WITH ANIMATION

Maximum 6-hour day (taxes included)
Child (less than 18 yrs): day $18.50
Adult (18 yrs+): day free
Access to people with reduced mobility

The nature park is not fully accessible.

The land is mainly composed of sand.

Access roads are provided to allow people with reduced mobility to access the swimming pool and some buildings.

In addition, adapted equipment is available free of charge for visitors of the nature park Les Forestiers-de-Saint-Lazare, but some of them must be booked in advance.

AccessFree for caregivers aged 14 or older
Summer camp
(5–12 yrs)

Support program for disabled children
Soothing room.


Registration required.

Heated outdoor poolPool-lift to enable a person to be lowered in the pool (maximum 400 pounds or 181 kg)
Installed during periods open to the general public.
Ramp for gradual access to the pool.
Installed during periods open to the general public, during courses given to elders or any other period that requires it.
Picnic table adapted for wheelchair
Accessible toilets for men and women
Adapted flotation devices:
• 18-30 lb (8-13 kg)
• 30-40 lb (13-18 kg)
• 40-90 lb (18-41 kg)
• 90-190 lb (41-86 kg)
Available at the pool.
Reception chaletNo adapted toilets
Access ramp at the front entrance
Equipment loan and rental chaletThis building is not accessible
Pool chalet This building is accessible
Wheel chairs and wheel chair accessoriesReservation required
• 1 to 2 working days (weekly) prior to your visit
• Equipment can be retrieved from the reception chalet
• ID must be left as deposit or information entered at time of booking
All-terrain wheel chair (hippocamp) for trails
Wheel chair with big wheels and umbrella (max 250 lb or 113 kg)
Regular wheel chairs for children and adults
Ski-Vel for wheel chairs (skis to adapt a wheelchair to snow)
Les Forestiers Hall
This room is adapted but it is only open when rented.
TrailTrail R1 is accessible for people with reduced mobility and provided with numerous benches along the trail.
Parking Reserved parking spaces for people living with disabilities
Accessible outdoor dry toilet cabinAt the parking entrance from May to the end of October
Food, beverages and picnic sites
  • No food court or refrigerated food dispensers
  • Indoor area for lunch boxes (winter)
  • Coffee and hot chocolate dispenser only ($)
  • Adapted and regular outdoor picnic tables (summer only)
  • Water fountain (indoor – reception chalet)
Animals – domestic and wild

Wild animals and flora

It is forbidden to:

  • Hunt, slaughter, injure, capture, tame or feed wildlife
  • Pick plants, mushrooms and fruits – it interferes with their slow growth and reproduction and depletes the wildlife’s “food pantry”
  • Disrupt and trample tiny communities of organisms established along the trails and off the trails
  • Force animals to flee
  • Act in a manner that harms and alters their environment and habits
  • Be respectful of wildlife at all times

Dogs

  • Act in a manner that harms and alters their environment and habits
  • Other dogs:
    • Are only allowed in the parking lot and trails
    • Must be kept on leash at all times, even in trails, for the following reasons:
      • Those are the rules!
      • Frighten horses and can cause riders to fall/ get hurt
      • They disturb and frighten wildlife
      • They trample tiny communities of off-trail organisms
    • Must not be left alone in a vehicle or on site
  • The owners must pick up their feces and dispose of them responsibly in the bins provided for this purpose on the site (there are no bins in the trails); no one likes walking in the feces!
Site map
Opening hours

Limited access during summer (end of june to mid-august)

Access is limited due to the summer day camp. The general public DOES NOT HAVE ACCESS to buildings, the obstacle course and playground equipment on the day following the St-Jean-Baptiste holiday until mid-August, Monday to Friday 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.

In 2020, the summer day camp will be held from Thursday, June 25 to August 14.


Nature Parc

The site is open every day from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. except during the summer day camp weeks.

A portable outdoor adapted toilet is located at the entrance of the parking lot from May to the end of October).

DaySummer
Sunday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Monday

Access is limited due to the day camp. The general public does not have access to buildings, the obstacle course and playground equipment on the day following the St-Jean-Baptiste holiday until mid-August, Monday to Friday 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.


The parking lot and trails remain open to the general public.

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Satruday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

DaySpring / Fall / Winter
December to March-April *
Sunday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Monday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Tuesday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Wednesday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Thursday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Satruday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

* depending on winter conditions


Reception chalet

(Indoor restrooms, coffee and hot chocolate dispenser only ($), water fountain)

DaySummer
Sunday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday

Access is limited due to the day camp. The general public does not have access to buildings, the obstacle course and playground equipment on the day following the St-Jean-Baptiste holiday until mid-August, Monday to Friday 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

DaySpring / Fall
Sunday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

DayWinter
December to March-April *
Sunday9 a.m. to 4 p.m
Monday9 a.m. to 4 p.m
Tuesday9 a.m. to 4 p.m
Wednesday9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

* depending on winter conditions


Equipment rental and loan chalet** ($)

** Skis ($), snowshoes ($), boots ($), poles ($), ski sleighs ($), tubes (includes in the daily and seasonal rates)

Last rental at 3 p.m.

Equipment return – deadline at 4 p.m.


DayWinter
December to March-April *
Sunday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
TuesdayClosed
WednesdayClosed
ThursdayClosed
Friday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

* depending on winter conditions


Snow tubing

Important: before your visit, check the snow and ice conditions under the « Snow/Ice/Pool » conditions

DayWinter
December to March-April *
Sunday9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
TuesdayClosed
WednesdayClosed
ThursdayClosed
Friday9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

* depending on winter conditions


Obstacle course and playground equipment

DaySummer
Sunday7 a.m. to 11 p.m
Monday

Access is limited due to the day camp. The general public does not have access to buildings, the obstacle course and playground equipment on the day following the St-Jean-Baptiste holiday until mid-August, Monday to Friday 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday7 a.m. to 11 p.m

DaySpring / Fall / Winter
December to March-April *
Sunday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Monday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Tuesday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Wednesday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Thursday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Satruday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

* depending on winter conditions


Ice ring (with lights)

Important : before showing up, check ice ring conditions

DayWinter – Ice ring
December to March- April *
Lights turned on at sundown until 10 p.m.
Sunday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Monday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Tuesday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Wednesday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Thursday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

DayLocker room
December to March-April *
Locker room open for skaters
Indoor toilets
(Beginners skating racks available here at no charge)

Sunday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

* depending on winter conditions


Heated outdoor pool

  • Because of the summer camp, access to the pool is limited.
  • For the opening hours to the general public, visit the “summer section” of this website
Important :
  • In case of uncertain weather (rain, thunderstorms, etc.) and before visiting, check if the pool is open in the “Ski / Ice / Pool conditions” section
  • During heatwaves, the City extends opening hours (inquire)
  • Management reserves the right to close the pool under special circumstances

To check opening hours, if the pool is opened or closed: 450-424-8000 extension 288.


Trails of la piniere

DaySpring / Summer / Fall
SundayFrom sunrise to sunset
HOWEVER, DURING SUMMER
Access is limited due to the day camp. The general public does not have access to buildings, the obstacle course and playground equipment on the day following the St-Jean-Baptiste holiday until mid-August, Monday to Friday 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m
The parking lot and an adapted outdoor portable toilet along the parking lots’ entrance remain accessible. Visitors can only access trails.
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

DayWinter
December to March – April *
SundayCross-country and snowshoeing trails *
MondayFrom sunrise to sunset
Depending on snow conditions
Important:
Before your visit, check the “Ski / Ice / Pool” conditions section.
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

* depending on winter conditions

Location (plan and site map)

Contact information

Parc nature Les Forestiers-de-Saint-Lazare

2800 Chemin Lotbinière

Saint-Lazare (Québec) J7T 3H9


Information / Rentals / Reservations:

450-424-8000, ext. 287

lesforestiers@ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca

lesforestiers.ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca

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Rentals – equipment

The definitions of leisure activities and services tariffs, as well as the tariffs in force, are specified in By-Law No.1000 on general tariffs for activities, services and goods. In the event of discrepancies, the full text of the By-Law and the tariffs in force shall prevail. Please visit www.ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca/doc/reglements/pdf/1000.pdf.


Daily and seasonal rates (taxes included)

Equipment

Rates include taxes.

A security deposit is required when borrowing or leasing equipment (credit card, personal property).

All visitors

Equipment lent at no charge or included in the daily and seasonal rates

All

Snow tube

Included in the daily and seasonal rates.

Skating racks for beginners (children)

Available in the locker room next to the ice ring

Adapted equipment for people living with a handicap

Several equipment can be borrowed at no charge, visit the “Access for people with reduced mobility” section


Reservation required


Cross-country skiing - classic

Resident / Non-resident
Full gearAdult (18 yrs+): $12
Child (less than 18 yrs): $8
SkisAdult (18 yrs+): $6
Child (less than 18 yrs): $6
BootsAdult (18 yrs+): $6
Child (less than 18 yrs): $6
PolesAdult (18 yrs+): $4
Child (less than 18 yrs): $4

Cross-country skiing - skateResident / Non-resident
Full gearAdult (18 yrs+): $15
SkisSkis Adult (18 yrs+): $7
BootsAdult (18 yrs+): $7
PolesAdult (18 yrs+): $4

Snowshoeing and sleighsResident / Non-resident
SnowshoesAdult (18 yrs+): $8
Child (less than 18 yrs): $6
Kid sleighAdult (18 yrs+): $8

Cross-country skis (classic) and snowshoesOrganisations and education establishments
Cross-country skis - classic (full gear)
Adult (18 yrs+): $9
Child (less than 18 yrs): $6
SnowshoesAdult (18 yrs+): $6
Child (less than 18 yrs): $4.50
Rentals – hall and site

The definitions of leisure activities and services tariffs, as well as the tariffs in force, are specified in By-Law No.1000 on general tariffs for activities, services and goods. In the event of discrepancies, the full text of the By-Law and the tariffs in force shall prevail. Please visit www.ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca/doc/reglements/pdf/1000.pdf.


Site

It is possible to rent the site, the rooms and the capital outside the period when Day’s camp is held.


Limited access during summer (end of june to mid-august)

Access is limited due to the day camp. The general public DOES NOT HAVE ACCESS to buildings, the obstacle course and playground equipment on the day following the St-Jean-Baptiste holiday until mid-August, Monday to Friday 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.

During this period, it is possible to rent the halls in the evening only or during weekends. Call for more info.


No accomodations

There are no accommodation options at the park.


Installation description and hall capacities

Hall capacities vary according to the desired layout. Talk to a staff member and get valuable advice on the various options available to you.

Chapiteaux extérieurs


OUTDOOR BIG TOPS
GREEN coloured big top covered in galvanized steel with a stone dust floorDimensions: 60 ft x 40 ft
Surface area: 2,400 sq. ft.
Lighting: 2 sodium lights
WHITE coloured big top with a canvas topDimensions: 50 ft. x 30 ft.
Surface area: 1,500 sq. ft.
Maximum suggested capacity for both big tops combined (GREEN and WHITE)400 people
StageDimensions: 24 ft. x 16 ft.
Surface area: 380 sq. ft.
Electrical panel: 8 double outlets ((120V / 10A (1200W))

Big top floorplan




CLES FORESTIERS HALL (ACCESSIBLE BUILDING)
Dining room (reception)Surface area: 1,134 sq. ft.
Large reception hallSurface area: 2,067 sq. ft.
Fireplace (ambiance)Wood fireplace (this hall has electric heating)
Restrooms (accessible)3 stalls for women
3 stalls for men
Capacity
480 people seated
378 people seated at tables
300 people with a liquor permit
Access ramp for wheelchairsAt the main entrance

Les Forestiers Hall – floorplan



RECEPTION CHALET (THIS BUILDING IS NOT ACCESSIBLE)
Fireplace (ambiance)Surface area:1,700 sq. ft. In a L shape
Foyer d’agrémentWood (this building has electric heating)
Restrooms4 stalls for women
2 stalls for men
2 urinals
Capacity233 people seated
184 people seated at tables
145 peoples with a liquor licence
KitchenThere are no kitchen facilities

Reception chalet - floorplan



Rental rates (plus taxes)

Saint-Lazare and Les Cèdres

Reception chaletWeek day: $125 / day
Weekend day: $ 200 / day
Les Forestiers HallWeek day: $200 per day
Weekend day: 350 / day
Big tops (green and white)Week day: $150 / day
Weekend day: $250 / day
SiteWeek day: $1,500 / day
Weekend day: $1,500 / day
Les Forestiers Hall and big tops (green and white)Week day: $265 / day
Weekend day: $450 / day
Reception chalet and big tops (green and white)Week day: 210 $ / day
Weekend day: $340 / day

Non-residents and organizations

Reception chaletWeek day: $250 / day
Weekend day: $350 / day
Les Forestiers HallWeek day: $350 / day
Weekend day: $400 / day
Big tops (green and white)Week day: $250 / day
Weekend day: $300 / day
SiteWeek day: $2,000 / day
Weekend day: $2,000 / day
Les Forestiers Hall and big tops (green and white)Week day: $450 / day
Weekend day: $525 / day
Reception chalet and big tops (green and white)Week day: $375 / day
Weekend day: $490 / day

Suppliers

Reception chalet$15 / hour
Les Forestiers Hall$15 / hour
Big tops (green and white)$15 / hour
Site$8.70 / day
$521.85 / 3 months
Les Forestiers Hall and big tops (green and white)$25 / hour
Reception chalet and big tops (green and white)$25 / hour

Local organisations and education institutions established in Saint-Lazare

Reception chaletWeek day: $0 / day (free)
Weekend day: $0 / day (free)
Les Forestiers HallWeek day: $0 / day (free)
Weekend day: $0 / day (free)
Big tops (green and white)Week day: $0 / day (free)
Weekend day: $0 / day (free)
SiteWeek day or weekend day: $375 / day
Les Forestiers Hall and big tops (green and white)Week day: $0 / day (free)
Weekend day: $0 / day (free)
Reception chalet and big tops (green and white)Week day: $0 / day (free)
Weekend day: $0 / day (free)

Supra-local organizations, educational institutions without a service location in Saint-Lazare,
public, gouvernmental or paragovernmental organizations

Reception chaletWeek day: $190 / day
Weekend day: $265 / day
Les Forestiers HallWeek day: $265 / day
Weekend day: $300 / day
Big tops (green and white)Week day: $190 / day
Weekend day: $225 / day
SiteWeek day: $1,000 / day
Weekend day: $1,000 / day
Les Forestiers Hall and big tops (green and white)Week day: $340 / day
Weekend day: $395 / day
Reception chalet and big tops (green and white)Week day: $285 / day
Weekend day: $370 / day
Trail use rules and code of conduct

Trail use rules and code of conduct

The overview provided below does not exempt visitors from all prohibitions specified in the By-Law concerning municipal parks www.ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca/doc/reglements/pdf/637.pdf.

It is forbidden to:

  • To smoke, vape, regardless of the substance
  • To make fires
  • To consume alcoholic beverages
  • To possess:
    • Glass containers
    • Pyrotechnic items
    • Any type of firearms, machetes, spears, bayonets and the like, weapons and hunting equipment
  • To hunt
  • To loiter around the site
  • Break bottles or glass maliciously
  • Discard, deposit or leave paper, box, newspapers, packaging, bottle, garbage, waste or other objects in containers
  • To ride:
    • A bicycle
    • A horse, unless you are on a designated trail, are a member of an accredited organization or hold a Citizen’s Card
    • An all-terrain vehicle, unless in a designated trail, are a member of an accredited organization or hold a Citizen’s Card
  • Without the prior approval of the City:
    • Affix signs, closets, posters or advertisements for any purpose
    • Distribute flyers, charters, flyers or other written material
    • To shoot scenes (filming)
    • Use a drone


    Wild animals and flora

    It is forbidden to:

    • Hunt, slaughter, injure, capture, tame or feed wildlife
    • Pick plants, mushrooms and fruits – it interferes with their slow growth and reproduction and depletes the wildlife’s “food pantry”
    • Disrupt and trample tiny communities of organisms established along the trails and off the trails
    • Force animals to flee
    • Act in a manner that harms and alters their environment and habits
    • Act in a manner that harms and alters their environment and habits

    Dogs

    • Act in a manner that harms and alters their environment and habits
    • Other dogs:
      • Are only allowed in the parking lot and trails
      • Must be kept on leash at all times
      • Must not be left alone in a vehicle or on site
    • The owners must pick up their feces and dispose of them responsibly


    Trails

    You are a visitor - la Pinière is home to many animal and plant species.

    Visitors are encouraged to read the Code of conduct and safety rules on La Pinière’s trails “La Pinière leaving no trace” http://ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca/documents/pub/LaPiniereREGen.pdf

    Visitors must:

    • Travel only on designated trails
    • Comply with the uses allowed and identified on the signs at the beginning of the trail
    • Access trails only through designated entrances and exits
Parking

Parking is free.

The surface is in sand.

Parking capacity: more than 200

Number of parking spaces for handicapped people: 6

Bicycles

Visitors can cycle to the nature park.

Bicycle racks are available on site, on the side of the swimming pool and the reception chalet.

Bicycles are not allowed on trails.

Film shooting

The City permits filming on site and on trails under certain conditions.

For applicable terms and rates, contact:

Ville de Saint-Lazare

1960 Chemin Sainte-Angélique

Saint-Lazare (Québec) J7T 3A3

Phone: 450-424-8000, ext. 214

rgauthier@ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca

Clothing

Les Forestiers-de-Saint-Lazare Nature Park is a nature park whose soil is mainly composed of sand. Dress accordingly.

During walks on the trails, to prevent any bites, especially those of ticks, Santé Québec recommends:

  • Avoiding tall grass
  • Using mosquito repellent on exposed parts of your body, avoiding the face. Follow mosquito repellent usage instructions
  • Wear a hat, closed shoes, pants and long-sleeved clothing
  • Fit your sweater into your pants
  • Fit the bottom of your pants into your socks or boots

For more info, visit https://www.quebec.ca/sante/problemes-de-sante/a-z/maladie-de-lyme/

Smokers’ area

Smoking and vaping are prohibited in all municipal parks.

There is no designated smoking area.

Remember that the pine forest is a vulnerable area to forest fires. According to Forêts, Faune and Parcs Québec, 75% of forest fires are caused by humans. According to the SOPFEU, more than 80 forest fires are triggered by human activity in Quebec.

Please respect the smoking ban!