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3 charming picnic spots in Témiscouata!

Presented by Tourisme Témiscouata

Claudine Boucher


Claudine Boucher, originally from Témiscouata, she loves nature, outdoor activities and good food.

You’ll be charmed by Témiscouata, with its breathtaking panoramas in every season, its generous nature and its many lakes, including Lake Témiscouata, the 2nd largest lake south of the St. Lawrence River, not to mention the famous Lake Pohénégamook and its legendary Ponik monster!

3 bucolic picnic spots in the region

Parc Clair Soleil in Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac

This magnificent park, crossed by the Petit Témis bike path, is located in the downtown Cabano district on Rue Commerciale Nord, bordering Lake Témiscouata and the marina. You’ll find play areas for children, including water games, a walking trail, picnic tables, gazebos, water gardens and beautiful landscaping.

Suggested lunch spots nearby: Amarante, ecological grocery and vegetarian prepared meals, Tentations Gourmandes bakery, Le Détour cheese shop, Poissonnerie de l’Eau à la bouche (fish shop), Les Folies Glacées (ice cream)…

Parc Clair Soleil, Témiscouata-sur-le-LacJHAPhotographie

Domaine Vallier Robert in Auclair

Take the time to visit the maple economuseum, specializing in Domaine Acer alcoholic beverages, located in a truly enchanting setting.

In addition to the guided tour, wine cellar discovery, product tasting and boutique, you can also hike the 2 km marked Maple Trail and order maple sap wines, cocktails and snacks at the Acer Café to enjoy in the picnic area.

Domaine Acer
Domaine AcerAuclairGaële Leroyer

Viewpoint de la Croix de la montagne of Pohénégamook

This summit is accessible by car via Rang Ignace-Nadeau, or on foot and by ATV from the Pohénégamook beach. It offers a panoramic view of majestic Lake Pohénégamook. A cross has been erected by the community.

Before you head out, pick up some delicious healthy dishes and takeaway beverages from Food Truck Zèle Café (Poke bowls, salads, sandwiches, waffle pops, etc.) and beers from microbrewery Le Secret des Dieux.

Belvédère de la Croix, PohénégamookMJD Photo

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