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Morin-Heights is a town in the Laurentian Mountains region of Quebec, Canada. It is west of Saint-Sauveur and north of Lachute; municipally, it is within the Regional County Municipality of Les Pays-d'en-Haut. It is primarily a tourist town, having a large ski hill (Ski Morin Heights) that is popular during the winter months and being on a recreational trailway (the Aerobic Corridor), which is used year-round. An extremely impressive and dense network of hiking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and mountain biking trails surround Morin Heights, making it the closest multi-recreational outdoor hub to Montreal (45-minute drive in moderate traffic). The old train station, on Lac Écho road, is the starting point for most recreational activities, year-round. The Rivière à Simon offers enjoyable canoeing and kayaking all the way down to Christieville and beyond. Formerly located just south of the town was a recording studio, called Le Studio, built in 1975, which is now closed. The facility was used by numerous Canadian and international artists, including The Tragically Hip, Rush, Nazareth, Pilot, April Wine, Rainbow, Barenaked Ladies, Sting, The Police, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, The Bee Gees, Cat Stevens, and Lawrence Gowan, as well as by Québec artists Jean-Pierre Ferland, Richard Séguin, Lucien Francoeur and Garolou. In 1994, another important music recording facility was built in Morin Heights, on the northern edge of town. Conceived and built by Swedish-born artist Lars Westvind, Studio Nomade exclusively hosted Sarah McLachlan's recording projects up to 2000. It then became opened to other artists as well, and is still a frequently used production facility. The town hosts a theater company (featuring mostly plays in English language), as well as a choir.Wikipedia
A place in Canada, Morin-heights is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Montreal, Canada. Montreal is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Mosaicultures Internationales, Botanical Garden, Notre-dame Basilica. Also, to reach Morin-heights, you'll have to take a flight to Montreal; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Morin-heights can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.
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Morin-heights: Crime and Safety
How safe is Morin-heights for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Morin-heights.
Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
Car Stealing 25 (Low)
Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
Attacks 12.5 (Very Low)
Drug offense 12.5 (Very Low)
Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
Property crimes and Vandalism 12.5 (Very Low)
Living in Morin-heights - Quality of Life
Safety Index 80.47 (Very High)
Health Care Index 58.33 (Moderate)
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