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Conservation Area

What is a conservation area?

A green space that is maintained year-round and accessible to citizens

An area protected by the Quebec government (An Act Respecting the Conservation and Development of Wildlife), promoting the conservation of wildlife
and its habitat from a
sustainable development perspective

An array of measures for the western chorus frog’s protection and recovery: breeding ponds, underground passageway, probes, etc.

An area which fosters the use of active modes of active modes of transport, such as cycling and walking, connecting La Prairie’s different residential and commercial districts

Size of the park: 87.7 hectares

The perfect spot for outdoor enthusiasts:

Various species of trees such as <br/>ash, maple, birch and poplar

Various species of trees such as
ash, maple, birch and poplar

Over 3.6 km of multipurpose trails, with interpretive panels, connecting La Prairie’s various residential districts

Over 3.6 km of multipurpose trails, with interpretive panels, connecting La Prairie’s various residential districts

More than 8.8 km of cross-country ski trails

More than 8.8 km of cross-country ski trails

Park development plans include:
<span>Over 3.9 km of hiking trails</span>
<span>A 2.5-km stretch of bike paths connected to the network</span>

Park development plans include: Over 3.9 km of hiking trails Picnic and rest areas A 2.5-km stretch of bike paths connected to the network

Map of recreational
trail network
(Available in French only)

For more information: Visit La Prairie’s website
« Parc de conservation du marais » section

(Available in French only)

Bringing nature home