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. 

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.

Rodolphe Latreille Park

Looking for a fun place to spend the day? Bike, walk or drive to Limoges’ Rodolphe Latreille Park! It has everything to offer the active family!

Play structures at Parc Limoges
  • 2 baseball diamonds
  • Splash Pad – June 1st to September 30th from noon. to 6 p.m. daily
  • Beach volleyball court
  • Basketball net
  • Tennis court
  • Gazebo
  • Skate park
  • Playground structures
  • Paved walking trail

63, des Bénévoles Street
Limoges, Ontario
K0A 2M0

Giroux Park

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.

Newly constructed Tot Lot's accessible park equipment

119, Giroux Street
Limoges, Ontario
K0A 2M0

Gagnon Park

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

Structure at Gagnon Park

1760, Calypso Street
Limoges, Ontario
K0A 2M0

  • Picnic shelter
  • Swing for children
  • Historic information

Lavigne Park

Park amenities include:

  • Baseball diamond
  • Play structures
  • Picnic area and shelter
  • Basketball court
Play structures at Lavigne Park

63, Beaver Lane
Limoges, Ontario
K0A 2M0

Jean-Maurice Lavergne Park

A park where everyone is welcome. Bring your friends, pack a picnic and enjoy the outdoors!

Park amenities include:

  • 2 Tennis courts
  • Play structures for children
  • Skating rink with cement base for rollerblading/ball hockey/basketball
  • Baseball diamond
  • Gazebo
Play structures at Lavergne Park

201, Principale Street
St-Albert, Ontario
K0A 3C0

Jean-Paul Charlebois Park

Come and spend some quality time with your family, there’s nothing like fresh air!

Park amenities include:

  • Skating rink
  • Play structures
  • Tennis court
  • Baseball diamond
Play structures at Charlebois Park

6900, County Road 22
St-Bernardin, Ontario
K0B 1N0

St-Isidore Park

Park amenities include:

  • Splash Pad – June 1st to September 30th, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily
  • Baseball diamond
  • Tennis court
  • 3 Beach volleyball courts
  • Basketball court
  • Play structures
  • Skate park
  • Skating rink with paved surface for rollerblading/ball hockey
Skatepark at St-Isidore Park

20, rue de l’Aréna
St-Isidore, Ontario
K0C 2B0

Fournier Park

Park amenities include:

  • Baseball diamond
  • Skating rink
  • Play structure
  • Skate park
  • Picnic area

5040, rue Du Parc
Fournier, Ontario
K0B 1G0

Ste-Rose Park

Park amenities include:

  • Play structure
  • Basketball court
  • Soccer field

2625, County Road 3
Ste-Rose de Prescott, Ontario
K0B 1G0

Pax Forest Park

Park amenities include:

  • Play structure
  • Skating rink with paved surface for rollerblading/ball hockey/basketball
  • Walking trail
  • Picnic table
  • Swing structure
Photo d'un sentier Forêt PAX

125, Manitou Street
Forest Park, Ontario
K0A 1W0

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