Dunlop Picnic Area in Chelsea, Quebec

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Chelsea is known for its natural beauty and friendly locals, and Dunlop Picnic Area is no exception! Nestled in the heart of nature, this spot is perfect for a relaxing day out in the fall, spring, or summer. And the best part? It’s completely free!

Hidden Gem for Relaxation

Tucked behind a hill at the small parking lot, you'll find picnic tables just a short trail away, right next to a soothing brook. This lovely, somewhat hidden spot is perfect for unwinding and enjoying the serene environment.

Explore the Beautiful Trail

For those who love a bit of adventure, the Dunlop Picnic Area Trail is a must-try. This 0.5-km out-and-back trail near Chelsea is moderately challenging and takes about 7 minutes to complete. It's a popular trail for walking, offering a mix of solitude and scenic beauty year-round. Just remember, dogs aren’t allowed on this trail.

Nature's Photographic Haven

The Dunlop Picnic Area isn’t just for picnics – it's a small but incredibly photogenic spot. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast or simply looking to capture some beautiful moments, this area won’t disappoint.

Practical Information

  • Facilities: There’s a dry toilet nearby for your convenience.
  • Parking: While there’s a small parking lot right next to the picnic tables, a larger one is available across the road.
  • Accessibility: The picnic area and outhouses are universally accessible, ensuring everyone can enjoy this beautiful spot.

Respect the Environment

Chelsea’s charm lies in its pristine nature and the kindness of its locals. Please help keep it that way by not feeding the animals and taking your trash home if there are no waste receptacles nearby. Let’s all leave Chelsea better than we found it!

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Chem. du Lac-Meech, Chelsea, QC J9B 1H9

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