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Places & landscapes to discover

The falls

The Causapscal River falls are about 3, 5 meters or 12 feet high. Each year, from the end of Mai, one can observe the powerful salmon leap thi canyon-like natural obstacle. A stairway has being installed to allow the observers to go down to the falls. 

Picnic tables are available and two interpretation and observation trails can be hiked from spring to autumn. The IAT trail also follows along this rugged strech of river


The Marshes

At the site of the Marshes, situated on the edge of the Causapscal River, a barrier that holds about five hundred salmon in the Marshes pool is established. 

These Salmon are protected until autumn throughout September to mi-October until spawning at wich time the gates are raised and the fish are free to carry out their mission of redd diggind and egg laying. 

The marshe site is classified as a Salmon sanctuary, fishing is prohibited. However, facilities have been created to allow the public to observe the penned-in salmon from at close range. 

Matamajaw Salmon Club

Fishing is not all! An excellent tourist circuit including a visit to the Matamajaw historical site, the church, the Berges trail and exhibitions is presented.

In the province of Québec, the Matamajaw salmon club historical site is the only Atlantic salmon sport fly fishing historical site. An unique site full of history.


Ste-Florence Salmon and Forestry Museum

A small museum that shows and explains a great deal of the lives, occupations and tools the first founding habitants of the valley used to survive in this beautifull region where summer was short and winters very long. A great place to discover. 

In the museum, learn about the the wood floating on the river, reel time and fonctionnal miniature saw mill and salmon fishing. 
World's largest artificial salmon fly fabricated by Master Fly Tyer Daniel Dufour. 

Learn more about the Matapédia guides and especialy the legendary Richard Adams.

6, rue des Loisirs, Sainte-Florence
Québec, Canada, G0J 2M0
418 756-5246
418 756-5079