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Baie du Canot Rouge
Baie du Canot Rouge is located in Quebec
Baie du Canot Rouge
Baie du Canot Rouge
Location in Quebec
Location Baie-de-la-Bouteille (Unorganized territory), MRC Matawinie Regional County Municipality, Lanaudière.
Coordinates 46°49′22″N 73°46′24″W / 46.82278°N 73.77333°W / 46.82278; -73.77333 (Baie du Canot Rouge)
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 6.0 kilometres (3.7 mi)
Max. width 2.2 kilometres (1.4 mi)

The Baie du Canot Rouge is a bay of the Taureau Reservoir, in the unorganized territory of Baie-de-la-Bouteille, in the Matawinie Regional County Municipality (MRC), in the administrative region of Lanaudière, in Quebec, in Canada.

From the middle of XIXth century, forestry was the predominant economic activity in the sector. From XXth century, recreational tourism activities were highlighted. This body of water is very famous for pleasure boating.

The lake's surface is generally frozen from November to April; however, safe circulation on the ice is usually from mid-December to the end of March.


The {Baie du Canot Rouge "is 6.0 kilometres (3.7 mi) long (oriented to the southwest) and is located northeast of the Taureau Reservoir. This bay is located at the western limit of the Mastigouche Wildlife Reserve.

The bay receives on its west shore the waters of René stream and from the east, the outlet of Lac de la Pomme.


The toponym "Baie du Canot Rouge" was formalized on December 5, 1968 at the Place Names Bank of the Commission de toponymie du Québec.

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