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McFee Brook Interpretive Center

WARNING: THIS SECTION OF THE TRAIL IS CLOSED DURING THE HUNTING PERIOD IN AUTUMN.

To the west of its territory, the municipality of Venice is lined with wetland protected natural areas, fed by McFee Creek. Near the mouth of this creek, which serves as a gateway for aquatic wildlife between the hinterland swamp and Lake Champlain, a bird watching area has been developed. McFee Brook, which is reached by almost following the avenue of Venice West. This area, which has an observation kiosk, is located on the edge of a wetland particularly favorable to winged fauna, of which the wood duck is the most colorful species. Along the access walkway to the kiosk, several didactic boards inform the walker about the animal and floral species of the wetlands. From there, a wooden bridge on stilts takes you north towards the Park and the Nature Trail through the Neville Reserve. During the visit, it is possible to park your vehicle on the lawn to the left of the entrance to the kiosk access bridge. The McFee Creek Interpretive Center is a project initiated by the Lake Champlain Tourist and Economic Initiative Corporation (SITE), sponsored in large part by the Hydro-Québec Foundation for the Environment and carried out in the field with the helps many volunteers

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703 Avenue de Venise O, Venise-en-Québec, QC J0J 2K0

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