Information for visitors



Until further notice, Héritage Saint-Bernard and the City of Châteauguay require the collaboration of visitors in order to respect the employees on duty as well as the instructions issued by the public health authorities:

  • Wearing a mask is compulsory outside for groups of people who do not reside at the same address, unless they are one meter away.
  • It is also recommended for members of the same family unit at all times.
  • Plan for a waiting time to enter the reception building
  • Wearing a mask is mandatory in outside queues and inside the buildings.
  • Distance of 1 meter between family units.
  • Outdoor gatherings are permitted based on government guidelines.

Opening hours

The Pavilion is open Sunday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The trails are accessible from sunrise to sunset.

Wildlife refuge pricing

The Pavillon de l'île is open Sunday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Access to the refuge faunique Marguerite-D’Youville must be purchased on site, at the Pavillon de l'île.
Expect possible line-ups on very busy days. No online ticketing.

daily access 2021 (+ taxes)
Regular tarificationPASSEPORT-LOISIR*
Child (3-12)4,13 $ 3,04 $
Regular (13+)5,65 $4,13 $
Family15,22 $11,31 $
annual access 2021 (+ taxes)
Regular tarificationPASSEPORT-LOISIR*
Child (3-12)12,61 $ 9,35 $
Regular (13+)27,18 $20,22 $
Family73, 49$55,01 $

Valid passeport-loisir from the City of Châteauguay

Wildlife refuge rules

Walking off trails

Pets or domestic animals


All terrain vehicles

Picking flowers and other plants

Feeding animal (except small birds)

Camp fires


Drinking and/or carrying alcoholic beverages

Useful information


How to get here

From Montréal

Mercier Bridge (towards Châteauguay) to the entrance to the City of Châteauguay. Cross the city on Saint-Jean-Baptiste Boulevard and turn right on René-Lévesque Boulevard. Junction A-30 O. - QC. 132 O. Direction Léry. At the 4th traffic light, take the slip road on the right Chemin Saint-Bernard, until the obligatory stop. Turn left on Notre-Dame Nord. Follow the instructions for the Pavillon de l'île / île Saint-Bernard.

From A-30

Exit 35 - Chemin de la Rivière/boul. René-Lévesque

If you are coming from highway 30 O, take exit 35, then take the ramp on the right onto Ch. de la Haute-Rivière. At 1st traffic light turn left on René-Lévesque Boulevard. At 2nd traffic light, take the ramp to the right Chemin Saint-Bernard. Turn left at the stop on Notre-Dame N. Follow the directions for the Pavillon de l'Île.

If you are coming from highway 30 E, take exit 35. At 1st traffic light, turn left onto Ch. De la Haute-Rivière. At 2nd traffic light, turn left on Boul. René-Lévesque. At the second light, turn rightonto boulevard de Léry. Continue on Ch. Saint-Bernard. Follow the directions to the Pavillon de l'île.

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