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LOCATION

 

 

 

THE LAKE

 

Size

length = 11 km, width at the center = 2 km
depth = 130 feet (front of the estate)

 

 

Upstream basin

parc du Mont Orford and forest land; no agriculture nor industry.

 

 

Water

exceptionally pure and unpolluted.
 

 

 

 

 

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Fauna

aquatic birds (ducks, loons, etc.), shore (mink, beavers); fishing: grey trout, bass, perch...

 

 

Activities

summer: canoeing, swimming, sailing, ski, fishing winter on the ice: ski, fishing, skating

 

 

Speed control

motorboats speed maximum of 10 km/h at 100 meters from the shore (buoys and water patrol in summer).

 

 

THE REGION

 

Where

Eastern Townships, Appalachian mountains on the North - Eastern side of Mount Orford.

 

 

Surroundings

contiguous to 2 000 acres of wild forest reserved for a future park and natural preserve.

 

 

Road access

single access by the North, Route #222 and  Chemin Bombardier ; Chemin du Mont Cathédrale  is a gated private road witch starts at the end of Chemin Bombardier.

 

 

Distances

Racine = 15 min
St-Denis de Brompton = 10 min
Valcourt = 20 min
Magog = 25 min
Sherbrooke = 25 min
Montreal = 1h 20 min
Orford Park and Center = 25 min
US border = 45 min