6 Amazing Lakes to Visit in Quebec This Spring


The beautiful is slowly starting to point the tip of his nose and the temperatures are also rising. Montreal and its surroundings are a dynamic region where there is no shortage of activities, but when the weather comes you will have endless possibilities, each as diverse as the next.

This is the perfect time to go explore the magnificent and countless lakes that are found in Quebec. Here is a list of 6 lakes in Quebec to absolutely see during your excursions.

1- Lake Masson

This lake is 1 hour and 10 minutes from Montreal and is one of the most beautiful lakes in the region. It is located in the Laurentians and is very attractive for people looking for nature and space.

Take advantage of the lake to bathe, sail, practice water sports such as wakeboarding or water skiing. You can admire beautiful houses around the lake.

Lac Masson

2- Lake Massawippi

Considered one of the 10 most beautiful lakes in Quebec, Massawippi means “great deep lake” in Abenaki an indigenous people. It is true that this lake reaches places 86 meters deep.

Leaving aside its beauty, this lake is famous for sport fishing and bird watching. Being 1 hour 30 minutes from Montreal, you could take advantage of these large green spaces and cool off by swimming in the lake.

Lac Massawippi

3- Lake-Brome

Lac Brome is located next to the city of the same name and is only an hour’s drive from Montreal.

You can take advantage of these large bodies of water to cool off on the famous Douglass beach, which offers a very beautiful view of the clear water of the lake as well as picnic areas. It’s also a great place to fish if you’re a fan of the sport.

4- Lake Pink 

No, the lake is not pink as the name suggests, but that does not prevent it from being the most exceptional lake in Gatineau Park. It is just under 3 hours from Montreal. Unfortunately, swimming is prohibited in the lake, but the water is so beautiful that it is worth the detour.

In addition, you can take advantage of the trails around the lake for hiking or cycling.

Lac Pink

5- Lake Magog

Lake Magog is a 1.5 hour drive from Montreal and is located in the Appalachians. The lake itself is made up of sedimentary rocks including sandstone and slate.

This large body of water is perfect for mild springs and hot summers. The natural beauty of the place is breathtaking and it is highly recommended to take a look.

Lake Magog

6- Lake Temiskaming

This lake is located on the border between Quebec and Ontario, so it is more than 7 hours by road from Montreal.

The peculiarity of this lake is the fact that it is surrounded by impressive cliffs that plunge into its waters and is in some places up to 120 meters deep. Another natural wonder not to be missed!

lake temiskaming

And then…

You will not lack inspiration, just enough time to visit the countless lakes that are in Quebec, all as beautiful as each other. What do you think is the most beautiful lake?

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