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Travel up and down the River to discover its physical features.

River geography

Travel up and down the River to discover its physical features.

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  •  Musée du Fjord

    While visiting the Saguenay Fjord and Baie des Ha! Ha!, I stopped in at the Musée du Fjord. In addition to learning about the rich biodiversity of these waters, I had a lot of fun doing the interactive science activities.

    Address:   3346 boulevard de la Grande-Baie Sud, Ville de Saguenay, La Baie borough, Québec

    Phone number:   1-866-697-5077

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  •  Aquatarium

    The Thousand Islands archipelago in Ontario is a magnificent region, extremely rich in history and biodiversity. At the Aquatarium, I dove into discovering the River’s wildlife and its geological history! I was even able to visit several old ships. Loved it!

    Address:   6 Broad Street, Brockville, Ontario

    Phone number:   613-342-6789

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Panoramas

  •  Garden of the Glaciers

    In Baie-Comeau, a cliff made of seashells stands in mid-forest!

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  •  Lake St. Pierre in winter

    This lake is where the River widens between Sorel-Tracy and Trois-Rivières.

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  •  Île d'Orléans shoreline

    Located downstream of Québec City, Île d'Orléans marks a transition zone for the River’s waters.

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  •  Fields on Île d'Orléans

    Potatoes, strawberries, apples, vines, berries... Farming is this fertile island’s main resource.

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  •  Pointe-Lebel

    It is probably due to its long sandy beach that the Montagnais named this North Shore village “Neshtât Kâmiluâs” (beautiful sandy spit).

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  •  Cap Hérissé

    Located on Cap-aux-Meules, on the Magdalen Islands, these red rocks contrast magnificently with the blue of the ocean.

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  •  Jacques Cartier Bridge

    This majestic bridge has linked Montréal to Longueuil on the River’s south shore since 1930.

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  •  Mouth of the Saguenay Fjord

    Between Tadoussac and Baie-Sainte-Catherine, are the cliffs of the fjord.

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  •  Baie des Ha ! Ha !

    Flowing towards the River, between the fjord’s dizzying walls, the Saguenay detours through this  large bay.

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  •  Thousand Islands

    Located on the Canada-United States border, this archipelago has more than 1800 islands.

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  •  Prince Shoal Lighthouse

    Located in mid-River, at the mouth of the Saguenay Fjord, this lighthouse has been dubbed “The Top”.

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  •  Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve of Canada

    With its giant, surprisingly-shaped monoliths, Anse des érosions (Île Quarry) has an air of mystery…

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  •  Port of Paspébiac

    This village is home to the Banc-de-Pêche-de-Paspébiac historic site, where a series of period warehouses bears witness to the history of fishing in Gaspésie.

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