Quebec Lakes A-Z
Quebec Lakes and Reservoirs
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
Also known as: Lac des Ecorces, Lac de Barkme
Bark Lake sits among the tree-covered hills of Canada's Laurentian Mountain region a short 50-mile drive northwest of Montreal and 100 miles northeast ...
Also known as: Lake Caniapiscau
"The money is not as useful as the land was before we lost it." -Chisasibi Cree Native About 9,000 years ago, the glaciers receded on the Laurentian ...
Also known as: Reservoir Gouin
When the directions say 'turn off the paved road', you know you're on your way to Gouin Reservoir. Visitors can drive to the lake, but most opt to fly. ...
|Lac des Chats||
Also known as: Chats Lake
Lac des Chats is more than a 'wide spot' on the Ottawa River. Champlain and other explorers remarked on the abundance of catfish along the waterway, so ...
|Lac des Trois Montagnes||She clips the carabineer onto the metal ring drilled into the rock. Reaching out with her foot she teeters between metal steps walking the "iron road." ...|
Also known as: Lake Desmarais
St. Francis of Assisi, in the Roman Catholic pantheon of saints, was the patron saint of animals and the environment. It is not surprising then that Lac ...
Also known as: Lake Saint-John, Piekouagami
Follow Quebec's Saguenay River to Lake Saint John and you will follow a path carved by time and the impressive power of nature. The two waterways are ...
|Lake Abitibi||Nearly 250,000 acres of water delight visitors to Lake Abitibi on the Ontario/Quebec border. This huge lake is actually two lake basins connected by a ...|
|Lake Champlain||Lake Champlain, straddling New York and Vermont in the USA, and Quebec in Canada, is a natural freshwater lake seated 96 feet above sea level. Briefly ...|
Also known as: Lake Kippewa
Sprawled across one of western Quebec's most beautiful environments, Lake Kipawa offers nearly 75,000 acres of pristine water stretching into countless ...
Also known as: Massawippi Lake, Lac Massawippi
Lake Massawippi is a 4,448-acre recreational wonderland in southern Quebec near the Vermont border. It has a maximum depth of 281 feet and an average ...
Also known as: Lac Megantic
Lake Megantic is little-known outside of eastern Quebec, but its recreational reputation is growing. The 6500-plus acre lake garnered little common awareness ...
Also known as: Lac Memphremagog
A perfect reflection of brightly colored mountains among a blue backdrop is cast upon Lake Memphremagog's smooth, motionless surface. A kayaker, sitting ...
Also known as: Lac Mistassini
Lake Mistassini in Quebec's James Bay region is the stuff fishing legends are made of. Located 220 miles east of James Bay and over 400 miles north of ...
|Lake St. Francis||
Also known as: Lac Saint-Francois
Lake St. Francis is part of the 2,340 mile system of locks, canals, and channels that link the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence ...
Also known as: Lake Temiskaming, Lac Temiscamingue
Large, scenic and inviting, Lake Timiskaming forms part of the border between Ontario and Quebec. A full 68 miles long, Lake Timiskaming is about 5 miles ...
Also known as: Reservoir Pipmuacan
Far to the north in Quebec's vast evergreen forests, Pipmuacan Reservoir performs unseen yet vital service to the customers of Hydro-Quebec. About 90% ...
Also known as: Cabonga Reservoir, Cabonga Lake
A trip to Cabonga Reservoir in Quebec is the true definition of 'getting away from it all'. The massive reservoir covers 261 square miles, but only 187 ...