Even though all checkpoints will be removed on June 9th 2020, and to make sure we protect the elderly and every vulnerable person in Eeyou Istchee, the cree communities will remain closed until further notice

To plan your stay, we highly recommend you contact our team.

Thank you for your support and understanding. See you soon!

Matagami Recreational Zone/Hiking

Adventure and outdoor


819 739-4566
819 739-4566

For hiking enthusiats, the lac Matagami Recreational Zone is the perfect place to go for a hike in the forest! Only a few kilometres from the city, this huge playground will delight young and old alike.

The ascent of mont Laurier allows you to walk through various ecosystems, representing all the richness of the northern territory. From the top of the mountain, you will have a 360 degree view of the lakes and forests surrounding the city of Matagami. Your efforts will be well rewarded with blueberries and Labrador tea leaves that you can pick along the way.

The entrance is at km 10 of the route de la Baie-James. Access to the trails is free of charge.