Parks of The Nation

The Nation offers you a multitude of community parks, hiking trails and bike paths to discover from one end of the municipality to the other. Parks are public places open to all. 

Rodolphe Latreille Park

63 des Bénévoles Street Limoges, Ontario

  • 2 baseball diamonds
  • Splash Pad – June 1st to September 30th from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily
  • Beach volleyball court
  • Basketball net
  • Tennis court
  • Gazebo
  • Skate Park
  • Playground Structures
  • Paved Walking Trail

Giroux Park (ACCESSIBLE)

119, Giroux Street Limoges, Ontario

Newly constructed in 2016, this park is the first park in The Nation Municipality that is ACCESSIBLE for all. The Soft Tile rubber surface, made from recycled tires, is absolutely awesome to play on and completely CSA approved. Parking also available on site.

  • Accessible Toilet
  • Accessible Picnic Table
  • Accessible Play structures
  • Small Gazebo with Bench

Gagnon Park

1760, Calypso Street Limoges, Ontario

The Gagnon Park is an historic site where you can find an authentic 1880’s house used as a museum. Picnic under the gazebo and then stroll through the park to learn about the Village Gagnon. The newly installed swing set is accessible and great fun for children. For more information, you can visit the Village Gagnon’s website

  • Picnic Shelter
  • Swing for Children
  • Historic Information

Lavigne Park

63, Beaver Lane Limoges, Ontario

  • Baseball diamond
  • Play structures
  • Picnic area and shelter
  • Basketball court

Jean-Maurice Lavergne Park

201, Principale Street St-Albert, Ontario

  • Tennis Court
  • Play Structures
  • Skating Rink with Paved Surface for Rollerblading/Ball Hockey/Basketball
  • Baseball Diamond
  • Gazebo with Picnic Tables

Jean-Paul Charlebois Park

6900, County Road 22 St-Bernardin, Ontario

  • 2 Multisport Courts (Tennis & Pickleball)
  • Tetherball
  • Play Structures
  • Ball Diamond

Marcel Legault Park

20, rue de l’Aréna St-Isidore, Ontario

  • Splash Pad – June 1st to September 30th, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily
  • Baseball Diamond
  • Tennis Court
  • Beach Volleyball Court
  • Basketball Court
  • Play Structures
  • Skate Park

Fournier Park

5040 Du Parc Street, Fournier, Ontario

  • Baseball Diamond
  • Skating Rink
  • Play Structure
  • Skate Park
  • Picnic Area

Ste-Rose Park

2625, County Road 3 Ste-Rose de Prescott, Ontario

  • Play Structure
  • Basketball Court
  • Soccer Field

Pax Forest Park

125, Manitou Street Forest Park, Ontario

  • Play Structure
  • Skating Rink with Paved Surface for Rollerblading/Ball Hockey/Basketball
  • Walking trail
  • Picnic table
  • Swing structure

Discover The Nation's Outdoor Sports and Recreation

Outdoor Sports and Recreation - The Nation Experience

Always within a few degrees of separation from services in French, discover one of the outdoor sports and leisure experiences in The Nation.

Rivers, Forests and Trails

The South Nation River

The Municipality of La Nation takes its name from the river that crosses it. Take advantage of all the activities it offers; fishing, boat, watercraft, canoe, kayak.


South Nation Conservation Website
Quai en bois sur la Rivière Nation Sud
  • St-Albert wharf
  • Casselman wharf
  • Fournier wharf

Larose Forest

The Larose Forest has become a must. Located on the outskirts of The Nation, this regional treasure is easily accessible to all. Take advantage of the hiking trails, tracks for mountain biking. Take a dog or horse sled ride. Take the trails for mountain biking, snowmobiling, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. You will be charmed and overwhelmed by the many kilometers of trails.

Larose Forest
Sentier bordé d'arbres à la Forêt Larose

ATV Trails (All Terrain Vehicles)

Various ATV trails exist throughout La Nation. The most important are in the Larose Forest administered by the United Counties of Prescott-Russell. In order to enjoy its trails, you must be a member of the Ontario Federation of ATV Clubs.

The Nation adopted by-law 27-2021 in January 2021. This by-law gives permission to use ATVs on municipal roads across the Nation. Some exceptions apply. Please consult the rules. You do not need to be a member of a club to travel on municipal roads. Regulations may vary for county roads.

Véhicule tout-terrain dans la forêt

Pax Trail

A beautiful walking trail with benches and a scenic view of the Castor River. Trail entrances are located at the end of Manitou Street, Larose Lane, Forest Lane and Maple Grove.

Amenities include:

  • Play structure
  • Skating rink
  • Swings
  • Picnic table
Photo du sentier PAX en hiver

125, Manitou Street
Forest Park, Ontario
K0A 1W0

St-Albert Recreational Trail

The trail connects to the Crysler Walking and Cycling Trail Network.

The trail entrance is located at 1665 Route 900 West in St-Albert. To see the trail on a map, please visit the Crysler Citizen Committee’s website.

Trail Map
Enseigne sur le bord du sentier de St-Albert

1665, Route 900 West
St-Albert, Ontario
K0A 3C0

Bicycle paths

The Nation has more than 325 kilometers of wide country roads, in good condition and located in an enchanting environment surrounded by farms and forests. Discover the roadside bicycle paths crisscrossing the countryside from the Ottawa River to the St. Lawrence River. 

On the outskirts of The Nation, discover the Prescott-Russell recreational trail. A bike path of 72km in rock dust.

Bike Path Map
Trois cyclistes se suivent sur un sentier bordé de fleurs rouges