Within the Region

Once you get to the James Bay Region, there are 5 major roadways to help you get from place to place:

 


  The 625 km entirely paved Route de la Baie-James, covers the west part of the region, from the south to the north all the way to Radisson and Chisasibi and links to the gravel roads that lead to the Cree reserves of Waskaganish, Eastmain and Wemindji.

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  Route 167 is also completely paved and begins in the south-east part of the Lac-Saint-Jean region. It heads north-east to Mistissini via Chibougamau.

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The completely paved Route 113, covers the south-east part of the region. It links the villages of Oujé-Bougoumou, Chapais, Waswanipi and Lebel-sur-Quévil lon.

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The gravel Route du Nord is 407 km long. It connects Route 167, from the northernmost point of Chibougamau, with the Route de la Baie-James at the 274 km mark. It allows access to wildlife reserves (Lake-Albanel-Mistissini-and-Waconichi) as well as to the Nemaska Cree reserve.

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The Route Transtaïga, is a 688 km gravel road. It joins the Hydro-Quebec plants to the Caniapiscau dam. You can access the road via the Route de la Baie-James at the 544 km

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You will find more information on these roads in the section Itinararies Suggestions. You can also view these roads on the regional map.