Matapedia River Lodge

How to get here


Matapedia River Lodge is accessible by many means of transportation.

Important Note:

Do not count on GPS directions to get to the lodge by car, it happens that the info is false and you can get lost.

Please contact us before if you are some questions.

Google Maps

By Car:

From Causapscal

  • You are 20 minutes from Routhierville

From Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec

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  • Driving time from Montréal ~8 hours, from Québec ~5 hours
  • Take 20 East Montréal to Mont-Joli
  • Keep a right on route #132 east, at Mont-Joli gyrating crossroads until you get to Amqui.
    • Always folow directions for Causapscal on the 132. From there 28km to Routhierville.
  • Cross the bridge until you get to the rail road track, 150ft to go to the lodge

You will drive close to the St-Lawrence River then through the Matapedia valley, alongside beautiful lakes, and also witness incredible scenery. There are many little villages, farms, agricultural fields and valleys as far you can see.


From la Baie des Chaleurs - Gaspé, Carleton, Campbellton, Matapédia

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  • Driving time from Gaspé 4 to 5 hours
  • Take the 132 ouest towards Matapédia, Causapscal, Amqui
  • Routhierville is located at 40km of the village of Matapédia
  • At Routhierville, cross the covered bridge until you get to the rail road crossing, 150ft to go to the lodge

From East Cost States - New-York, New-Hampshire, Maine

  • Driving time from New-York 12 hours and more
  • Route #95 north to Woodstock NB.
  • Take trans-canada highway #2 to St-Leonard NB.
  • From there go east on route #17 until you reach the village of Glencoe NB.
  • Take a left on route #11.
  • At the stop turn left and stay on route #11 until you reach the inter-provincial bridge.
  • At the stop turn left on #132 pass by Matapédia until you reach Routhierville
  • Cross the covered bridge until you get to the rail road crossing, 150ft to go to the lodge


By Plane

It is now possible to come to the lodge by private plane and helicopter at the Heppel landing air strip.

Shuttle and car rental available thru this landing strip management, call me for more info at (418) 756-3174.

  • Runway located betwhen Causapscal and Ste-Florence at Heppel pool.
  • Gravel runway lenght is 3000 x 75 foot.
  • Coordinates: N48°18.68' / W67°15.08
  • (418) 756-3174

Landing can also be arrange for water plane on Lac-aux-Saumons

Car Rental

By Train

  • De Montréal, (Gare Centrale) : Viarail
  • Train stops in Causapscal in 10 hours and Matapedia in 10½ hours, from Montréal

By Bus

  • From Montréal - Terminus Voyageur (Berri Metro Station)
  • Bus stops in Amqui and Matapédia