There are only two towns on the James Bay Road: Matagami at km 0, and Radisson
at the end, km 620. There are also a number of towns accessible from the James
Bay Road and North Road. There are no towns on the Trans-Taiga Road. All the
towns listed below are accessible by road.
In order going north...
This is the beginning of the James Bay Road. This is your last chance to
obtain gas and supplies for a long distance.
10 km north off the North Road, at km 300. It is 116 km east from km 275 of
the James Bay Road.
This town is 102 km west from the James Bay Road (km 237) on the banks of the
Rupert River where it empties into James
103 km to the west on the shore of James Bay at the mouth of the Eastmain River.
This town is 96 km west on James Bay.
Radisson is located at the very
end of the James Bay Road. It has a population
of only 300 people. Most services are available here. It is located a short
distance north/west off the James Bay Road.
Chisasibi is located near
James Bay on the La Grande River, about 110 km west of Radisson. The
turn-off is south of Radisson at km 600 of the James Bay Road.
Brisay is a private Hydro Quebec town, located near the end of the
Trans-Taiga Road. It is included in
this list mainly because of its location.
Caniapiscau is at the end of the
Trans-Taiga Road. It is not a town, but a destination.
Map of Cree communities of the region