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Located in the heart of the Laurentides, Morin-Heights enjoys nature’s gift of the Rivière-à-Simon plus the well-known Corridor Aérobique, a favourite location for outdoor activities in both summer and winter. It is part of the Municipalité Régionale de Comté des Pays-d’en-Haut (MRC) and is situated in the Argenteuil constituency.
In fact, the sports lovers will discover that Morin-Heights is an ideal place to be, all year round. Those who prefer winter sports are spoiled for choice: Morin-Heights offers two outdoor skating rinks, alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails.
The cross-country ski enthusiasts will enjoy one of the best cross-country ski networks maintained in the Laurentides, with 165 kilometres of inter-connected trails accessible through our Corridor Aérobique.
Although Morin-Heights originally developed its economy around the forestry industry, it’s the outdoor recreation industry that prevails today. In line with this new dedication to recreation/tourism related activity, Morin-Heights has developed into a hospitable and diversified environment.
The local legend has it that an engineer named Morin came to explore this area of the Laurentians and hired a guide by the name of Simon, a native from Oka. The town and the river at the heart of the village would respectively bear their names.
Here is a list of the main local residential developments.