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Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé is a parish municipality of the Maskinongé Regional county municipality (MRC de Maskinongé), in Basse-Mauricie, in Quebec, Canada.



The municipality of Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé was incorporated in 1949.

The coat of arms of the municipality is a good illustration of its rural and forest landscape. Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé offers visitors a beautiful boreal forest, rivers, mountains, wild flora and fauna.


The river Maskinongé river which passes south of the village turns out to be the municipality's main watercourse. The main village is bypassed on the west side by the Casaubon stream.


The economic activities of Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé are centred on forestry, agriculture, recreational tourism (vacation, zoo, camping, hunting and fishing, cycling).

Get in[edit]

The village of Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé is accessible by road, snowmobile and all-terrain vehicles.

By car[edit]

  • From Montreal (122 km (76 mi), 1 hr 23 min). Take Highway 40 (north shore) eastbound, to Louiseville; take Chemin Caron (northbound); take route 138 (eastbound) and cross the village of Louiseville; take road 348 (northbound) to the village of Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé.
  • From Quebec City (182 km (113 mi), 1 hr 58 min). Take Highway 40 (westbound), to Louiseville; take route 138 (westbound) to Louiseville; take road 348 (northbound) to the village of Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé.

Get around[edit]


Map of Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé

  • 1 Zoo Animalia et Refuge pour animaux, 3381, rang des Chutes, +1 514-475-3160. Refuge of native and exotic wildlife, rehabilitation, education and conservation.
  • 2 Chute du Poste (accessible by th chemin du Ruisseau Plat, in Poste-de-Yale, south of the main village). Fall on the Maskinongé river upstream from the Sainte-Ursule falls. From the foot of this fall, the course of the river forms an almost complete loop (radius of 90 m), before continuing its course east, then south to the Chutes de Saint-Ursule.
  • 3 Presbytère Saint-Édouard (Saint-Édouard Presbytery), 3860, rue Notre-Dame, +1 819-268-5213. Catholic parish.


  • Maxbike, 4370, chemin du Lac Marianne, +1 514-919-2199. Family motocross training centre in the heart of nature, offering three circuits from beginner to veteran level. Training centre dedicated to offf-road vehicles of the type motocross and enduros.
  • Amis des Chevaux Maskinongé. Equestrian activities.



  • 1 Dépanneur Quincaillerie Hamelin & Fille inc, 3800, rue Notre-Dame, +1 819-268-5353.

Other businesses[edit]


  • 1 Régals Alimentine, 3580, rue Notre-Dame, +1 819-268-6100. Restaurant, dairy bar with terrace and ready-to-go meals.
  • 2 La Rôtisserie chez Maryan, 3003, rang des Chutes (Located on route 348), +1 819-228-3673. Restaurant.
  • 3 Casse-Croute du Camping du Zoo (Casse-Croute at Camping du Zoo), +1 819-268-2227.



Chalet, gîte, inn[edit]

  • 1 Coin nord est, 2064, route 350, +1 418-365-8005.


  • 2 Camping Saint-Édouard, 3371, rang des Chutes (nearZoo Animalia), +1 819-268-2422. May to September. Offer of 499 landscaped grounds, cabins for rent, convenience store, snack bar, community hall, laundry room, pedal boat rental, electric cart rental, two heated swimming pools, water slide, water games. Le Camping Saint-Édouard offers a varied program of activities at the community, family or individual level.


  • 1 Bibliothèque municipale Hélène Robert (Hélène Robert Public Library), 3851, rue Notre-Dame, +1 819 268-2833 ext 2520.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé
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  • 1 Saint-Justin The main economic activity of the territory is agriculture.
  • 2 Saint-Barthélémy Saint-Barthélemy, Quebec on Wikipedia Located at the eastern limit of the Lanaudière region, this locality has an agricultural and recreational tourism economy.
  • 3 Saint-Didace Saint-Didace, Quebec on Wikipedia Locality with a diversified economy: agriculture, forestry, small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as recreational and tourism activities.
  • 4 Saint-Alexis-des-Monts Being the last village-relay before the Mastigouche wildlife reserve, Saint-Alexis-des-Monts is an important centre of recreational and tourist activities.
  • 5 Sainte-Angèle-de-Prémont Locality mainly for agriculture, forestry and vacation.
  • 6 Sainte-Ursule Incorporated civilly in 1855, this municipality of 1330 inhabitants covers 68.2 km2 (26.3 sq mi). The main economic activity of the territory is agriculture. The Sainte-Ursule Falls Park on the Maskinongé River is a tourist attraction.
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