Whatever the season, Montebello, Quebec offers enchantment for the visitor. Winter comes alive in this corner of Quebec, with cross-country skiing, dog-sledding and snowmobiling, while the fresh mountain air of the milder months provides a good chance to walk, cycle, ride, or kayak around the scenic landscapes of Montebello.
Kenauk, The Seigniory at Montebello
Fairmont Kenauk is one of North America's largest and longest established private reserves. There are more than 70 lakes and over 65,000 acres of carefully protected wildlife habitat, virtually unchanged since its years as the Papineau Seigniory. It is adjacent to Fairmont Le Château Montebello hotel.
Whitefish Lake Picnic Area
Whitefish Lake, one of the largest lakes on Fairmont Kenauk with more than 160 acres of clean, clear water, has over two miles of wooded shoreline and is easily accessed by canoe via the Kinonge River. It is a short drive by bus or car from Fairmont Le Château Montebello hotel.
Adjacent to the picnic area is Fairmont Kenauk's private trout hatchery, where guests can find three different species of trout. Staff from Fairmont Le Château Montebello hotel will be happy to prepare any fresh trout for a barbecue.
Montebello Old Train Station
Built in 1931, the Montebello train station now houses a visitor information center celebrating the railway transportation era in the Petite-Nation region. It is a short distance from Fairmont Le Château Montebello hotel.
Take a drive through 1500 acres full of free-roaming wildlife including bison, elk, and black bear. Located on Highway 323, the park is ten minutes away from Fairmont Le Château Montebello hotel.
Parks Canada, Manoir-Papineau National Historic Site
Part of the grounds of Fairmont Le Château Montebello hotel, the site is a unique example of a seigniorial manor.