Le Passage is a look out point in La Mauricie National Park that has been carved out by park workers and conservationists, so that visitors to the park can enjoy some of the natural wonders - such as the splendid fall colours which fringe the trail. As can be seen in the photograph, the trail to Le Passage is paved, but it is also fenced off, protecting the trees on either side, but still allowing the visitor to enjoy nature in its most simple, and yet most complex form.
The fencing off of the trees is also important to the survival of the animals, as this area is an important blending point for the animals from the north to come down, and the animals from the south to come up. So this sectioning off the visitors from the natural splendor of the park is important for the survival of many species that thrive in the Canadian wilderness.
La Mauricie National Park was the 23rd park in Canada to be protected by the Canadian government as a piece of land that needs to be treasured to preserve the natural beauty of Canada. It consists of an area of 536 square kilometres, and protects part of the Canadian Shield, the Great Lakes, and the PreCambrian region of Canada. It is located part way between Quebec City and Montreal, and contains some gorgeous lakes, rivers, streams, hills, valleys, forests and of course, numerous species of wildlife that visitors to the park can view in their natural habitat.
Trail to the lookoff at Le Passage during fall in La Mauricie National Park, Mauricie, Quebec, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/16.0, exposure time of 13/10 sec. on ISO 125, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 50mm.
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