Romaine-1 Hydroelectric Dam

Portail Pélagie-Cormier Building

1010, promenade des Anciens
Havre-Saint-Pierre (Quebec) Canada
G0G 1P0
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Enjoy a unique experience at the Romaine-1 generating station!

In Havre-Saint-Pierre, discover the Romaine-1 generating station by visiting three of the building’s floors. Walk under a penstock, see unique photos of a rotor being installed and learn more about how electricity is generated. Climb to the top of the dam, see the reservoir and admire a stunning view of the valley.

In the Portail Pélagie-Cormier Building, discover an exhibition focusing on local environmental and heritage conservation.

Bus tours to the Romaine-1 hydroelectric dam depart from the Portail Pélagie-Cormier Building. The trip takes about 30 minutes (one way).

Opening dates

Late June 24 to late August


Sunday to Thursday, tours at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.




Reservations required

Activities available

Interpretation Sites
Visit the Romaine-1 generating station, which was put into service in 2015. Discover hydroelectricity, walk around on the dam and admire the reservoir and a stunning view of the valley.


  • Picnic area
  • No pets allowed
  • Boutique
  • Free parking
  • Guide services

How to get there

By car or bus: Take Route 138 E to Havre-Saint-Pierre.

By plane: You can fly to Havre-Saint-Pierre or Sept-Îles. Plan to rent a car once you get there.

By boat: Board the Bella Desgagnés, which makes a stop in Havre-Saint-Pierre.

Once in Havre-Saint-Pierre, head to the Portail Pélagie-Cormier Building, where you will find an exhibition focusing on local environmental and heritage conservation. Tours of the dam depart from here.

Affiliations and distinctions


  • Tourisme Côte-Nord

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