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Trails are open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Welcome Centre: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A living laboratory to discover
Trail conditions
Icy, crampons recommended
A living laboratory to discover
Cross-country skiing
Closed
A living laboratory to discover
Parking
Available

Gault Nature Reserve

A living laboratory to discover

About us

The Gault Nature Reserve, owned by McGill University, is located at Mont-Saint-Hilaire (QC) and protects more than 1,000 hectares of natural habitats.

Outdoor activities

We welcome you 365 days a year on our hiking and cross-country skiing trails.

Trail map

Our trail network is 25 km and 4 summits overlook Lac Hertel.

Opening hours (trails)

November to April

Opening

8 h

Closing

16 h

A scientific legacy

Teaching and research are essential activities at the Gault Nature Reserve.

Quantifying the form and function of aquatic plants in Southern Quebec

Lindsay Trottier, Ph.D.

Supervisors: Prof. Lars Iversen
Affiliation: McGill University
Start date: 2023
Research area: Lake Hertel (Gault Nature Reserve) and Lake Memphrémagog (Wilder and Helen Penfield Nature Conservancy)

Projects funded by the Gault Research Awards

Meeting and lodging

Meetings

Meeting rooms

At this time, we are prioritizing our academic clientele for meeting room bookings. You can still send us a request and we will gladly evaluate it.

Lodging at the Reserve

Lodging

At this time, we are prioritizing our academic clientele for lodging.

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