Season: Autumn – featured late Sep. & early Oct.
Location: Montérégie, Quebec
Hiking time: around 1h to 2h one way
Mont Saint-Hilaire is located in the Montérégie region of southern Quebec, around 40 km (25 miles) away from Montreal (discover), with its peak standing at 414 meters (1359 feet).
Mont Saint Hilaire Photo Gallery
Hiking trails stretch over 25 km in Gault Nature Reserve. Gault Nature Reserve is owned by McGill University.
Admission fee for family of four is under $20, what makes a hiking on Mont Saint-Hilaire very affordable outdoor activity.
The summit offers a great view on the town of Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Richelieu River and beyond as far as downtown Montreal and Mont Royal in its background.
– Lac Hertel is located at elevation of 173 metres
– streams of water from the melted snow fill the lake
Trails are very well maintained and easy to navigate what should make a hiking effortless enough task for almost everyone. In season you may be able to see all a lot of migratory birds who nest in this sanctuary.
Gault Nature Reserve address: 422 chemin des Moulins, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec
Montreal Photo Gallery…