The town’s name of course derives from the plain that is the main feature of the local landscape. A geographic attraction is the rural roads known as Première Chaloupe and Deuxième Chaloupe, due to the rowboat (chaloupe) shape formed by their meeting in two places. They are more than 200 years old.
Follow the rustic trail by foot or bicycle in summer, or on skis in winter – an 8 km round trip. From Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, you can also reach the famous skating track on the L’Assomption River – a 9 km round trip. In summer, stock up on some delicious local produce at the Régis Farm.
Municipalité de Notre-Dame-des-Prairies
225, boulevard Antonio-Barrette
Tourisme Lanaudière represents almost 400 enterprises and other entities and is officially recognized by the Quebec government as a regional tourism association. This non-profit organization brings business people together with the aim of helping the region's economy grow by coordinating, developing and promoting tourism.