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Réserve faunique de Port‑Cartier–Sept‑Îles


Réserve faunique de Port-Cartier–Sept-Îles lies in the Côte-Nord region.

Lac Walker Registration Centre 608 km 860 km


Access and Operating Period

Lac Walker Registration Centre

Located at 27 km north of Port-Cartier on the reserve road north of the town.


  • May 27 to September 13, 2024
    • every day, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

After mid-October, access rights are available at the reserve's administrative office.

Lac Arthur Registration Centre


  • June 7 to September 13, 2024
    • every day, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

After mid-October, access rights are available at the reserve's administrative office.

Nearby services

In the town of Port-Cartier, you will find a variety of businesses and services:

  • Bank
  • Credit union
  • Grocery store
  • Restaurant
  • Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) - liquor store


Lac Walker Registration Centre

  • Information
  • Registration
  • Territory warden
  • Battery recharging
  • Reservations


  • Bait and decoys
  • Promotional items
  • Right of access for hunting
  • Right of access for fishing
  • Gas (Lac Walker and Lac Arthur)
  • Ice
  • Hunting licence 
  • Fishing licence


  • Fishing rod
  • Canoe
  • Rowboat
  • Kayak 
  • Outboard motor
  • Adult life jacket

Lac Arthur Registration Centre

  • Information
  • Territory warden


  • Canoe
  • Rowboat
  • Outboard motor
  • Adult life jacket


  • Firewood 
  • Gas
  • Ice
  • Fishing licence
  • Bait

Contact Information

Contact Information:
64, route 138
Port-Cartier (Québec)  G5B 0B7

Telephone : 418 766-2524

Fax : 418 766-2921

Lac Walker Registration Centre

Telephone : 581-824-1008

Tourist accommodation
Cabins: registration number 083484
Campgrounds: registration numbers 201666 (Lac-Walker) and
222537 (Lac-Arthur)



Dogs on a leash are allowed in wildlife reserves, but only on certain sites. Guide dogs and service dogs are allowed everywhere. Condition and regulation

Using drones

In order to minimize the impact on wildlife and on the customer experience, Sépaq does not allow recreational drone use at the establishments it manages. Find out more


A private individual or production company must obtain prior authorization to carry out a video shoot or photo session on Sépaq-managed territories. Find out more

Map Library

Camping and accommodations


Maps of the lakes

(in French only)

According to the available data, the lakes maps may present various information such as bathymetry or sites favorable to fishing. For an easier consultation, they have been grouped by sector.

Accommodation sectors (2024 season)



Day fishing (2024 season)

Day fishing

To open a compressed file, save it to your computer first. Unzip all the contents of the folder by pressing and holding (or right-clicking) on the folder, select Extract All, and then follow the instructions.

Moose Hunting


How to use MicroSD files for Garmin GPS

Please follow these steps to copy the GPS file on your MicroSD card:

•  Download the GPS file.
•  Save the file on your workstation.
•  Decompress the*.zip file.
•  Insert the MicroSD card into your computer, perhaps with the help of an adapter.
•  Copy the Garmin folder on your MicroSD card.
•  Withdraw the MicroSD card from your computer.
•  Insert the MicroSD card into your Garmin GPS.

Important: Please do not change the name of the directory or of the file; otherwise your GPS will be unable to read the document. The MicroSD card can hold only one GPS file. Use is reserved for Garmin GPS only.

GPS files - Réserve faunique de Port-Cartier-Sept-Îles (2024)

Complementary tool: Avenza Maps

The mobile app allows you to geotag your location on our territory maps. To read one of our maps using Avenza Maps, download the maps from the Avenza Maps mapstore.

Several other maps of Sépaq (including lake maps) are accessible via the mapstore of Avenza Maps. You can access the maps directly in the application or via their website.

External Links

Association de la protection de la Rivière-aux-Rochers Associations touristiques régionales de la Côte-Nord Bonjour Québec

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