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Culture, Heritage, and Historical sites

Barrage du lac Témiscouata

323, route 295
Dégelis, (Quebec)
G5T 1R2

Telephone: 418 853-2332
Toll-free: 1 877 DEGELIS

tourisme@ville.degelis.qc.ca 
http://www.ville.degelis.qc.ca 
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  • Barrage du lac Témiscouata
  • Dam Dam
  • Dam - cycle path     Dam - cycle path
  • Dam - autumn     Dam - autumn
  • Degelis Dam Degelis Dam
  • Dam - winter Dam - winter

Description

The dam across Lake Témiscouata was originally built in 1929 where the lake flows into the River Madawaska. It was completely rebuilt at the beginning of the 1990's.
Pedestrians and cyclists can cross the dam on a unique path that joins the two banks and also provides a viewing point to observe the fish ladder. Nearby is a park with interpretation panels explaining the history, wildlife and archaeology.
Access is from the Chemin du Barrage or route 295, Dégelis.


Additional information.
Entrance is free.