The Société des parcs régionaux de la Matawinie is the biggest network of regional parks in Quebec. It manages Parc régional de la Forêt Ouareau, le Parc régional de la chute à Bull, le Parc régional des Sept-Chutes, le Parc régional du Lac Taureau as well as the sentier national and in 2022, a new tourist attraction will be added: cruises on Lake Taureau.
It is also one of the largest bodies of water near Montreal, Lac Taureau is a huge reservoir with 270 kilometers of shoreline and 95 km2 area Its 45 islands and numerous fine sandy beaches make it an exceptional vacation spot, especially for water sports and camping.
The many bays as well as a 32 kilometers of sandy shores make up Lac Taureau offer the best conditions for swimming and boating.
To create this reservoir, a village was moved (Saint-Ignace-du-Lac), it is now Ile du Village (the highest point of the village) where remains of its dwellings and its church as well as many tales and legends attached to it will be told to you by our crew.