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La Grande-1 Generating Station (LG-1)

Hydroelectric Facilities


Complexe Pierre-Radisson
J0Y 2X0
819 638-8486
800 291-8486

Make a stop at the La Grande-1 power plant, about 45 minutes from Radisson. 

A tour of the powerhouse and the nearby facilities will show you a magnificent example of human ingenuity: a structure built with respect for nature, fauna, and flora. You will also be able to see a video on the environmental studies carried out in collaboration with the Crees.

Plan a stop at the Upichiwin lookout, near a traditional Cree fishing site.

  • Reservations required 48 hours in advance. Places are limited.
  • Visitors must drive their vehicules to the La Grande-1 information center before the tour (one hour drive, 85 km  from Radisson)
  • Schedule of visits here.
  • Tour duration: 3 hours.
  • Registration: 30 minutes prior to tour start time, photo ID required (driver's license or health insurance card).
  • Mandatory procedure masks given at registration.
    Free admission.
Nearby activities
  • Camping Camping
  • Cross country skiing Cross country skiing
  • Fishing Fishing
  • Hiking Hiking
  • Snowshoeing Snowshoeing

  • Air conditioner Air conditioner
  • Launching Ramp Launching Ramp
  • Look out Look out
  • Washroom Washroom