Ste-Therese-de-la-Gatineau, founded in 1946, is nestled between the Gatineau River and Thirty-One-Mile Lake, one of Quebec’s nicest water reserves. Its name comes from the Sainte-Thérèse-de-l’Enfant-Jésus Parish, formed in the valley in 1934. Ste-Therese-de-la-Gatineau is a municipality in the Gatineau Valley, part of the Outaouais region.
With less than 350 inhabitants, it is the smallest community of the Gatineau County. Although it is a French-speaking town, tourists can easily get advice or directions in English. Magnificent landscapes, where sugar maples and white pines stand proudly, make this area an attractive destination for visitors.
The local deeryard is considered one of the largest in the whole American continent. Visitors can rent seasonal cottages on the shores of the Thirty-One-Mile Lake or chose between the Michel Morin Camping and the B&B 31 Miles.
As to tourist attractions, an amazing White-Tailed Deer Interpretation Center offers 10 miles of marked hiking path, refuge, and beautiful waterfalls—the Rouge Falls. During the summer, baby deer can by admired in its rehabilitation center.
Besides, there are two hunting and fishing domains on the territory of Ste-Therese-de-la-Gatineu: Pourvoirie Denis Morin and Pourvoirie Lac Isodore. Gourmet-food lovers can enjoy savory local cuisine at Chez Bamby restaurant.