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This Mystical Wildlife Reserve In Quebec Is A Must-See On Your Upcoming Fall Road Trip

It looks straight out of a fairytale.
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This Mystical Wildlife Reserve In Quebec Is A Must-See On Your Upcoming Fall Road Trip

Isn't fall just a magical time of the year? It kind of gives you this utter sense of curiosity about the world and gives you this total urge to get out there and explore. If that sounds like you, then you definitely need to head out to Réserve faunique de Port-Cartier—Sept-Îles.

Located in the beautiful Duplessis region, the reserve spans over 6,423 square kilometres and is home to over 1,000 lakes, including Lac Walker and Lac Arthur, 15 rivers in some streams.

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So yeah, lots of room to roam and explore.

It's an unbelievable spot to visit at all times of the year, but you can probably imagine that it's especially spectacular in the fall, with its abundance of trees and viewpoints galore

The perfect place to go on an adventure with friends or head out on a solo expedition. And, yes, dogs are welcome, too. 

But with so much nature and beauty around you, you're never truly alone.

Besides, you can't have a woodland adventure without making a woodland creature friend or two along the way.

You can see some of the most majestic animals, like moose, caribou, a wide range of birds, and even some foxes. 

Sounds like a scene out of a storybook.

Speaking of magical settings, you can also walk across a drawbridge that boasts some breathtaking views and will make you feel like you're flying.

Or head down to the water and rent a kayak or canoe and glide with the streams to get the views from there.

It's one of those places that makes you forget you're in your own province but makes you feel so proud and so lucky to get to call a place like this home.

So next time you're looking for a fall getaway or you're looking for an adventure that's like a page out of a fairytale, you know where to go...

Réserve faunique de Port-Cartier—Sept-Îles

Address: 64, route 138, Port-Cartier QC

Distance From Montreal: 10 hours and 30 minutes

Why You Need To Go: For a fairytale adventure!

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