Sainte-Anne-des-lacs is a small village in Laurentides.
Sainte-Anne-des-lacs has 4 access roads. The chemin Sainte-Anne-des-lacs from the East, the chemin Filion from the south, coming from the adjoining city of Saint-Jerome. From the west, the access is through Milles-Iles (this might be shut down now...) and another road comes up from Saint-Jerome, rang St-Camille.
The main road chemin Sainte-Anne-des-lacs is reached by the Autoroute 15 exit 57 or from the 117.
The is an intermunicipal transit system. 
Many hiking trails populate the municipality. During the winter these trails are used for cross-country skiing. Sainte-Anne-des-lacs, is blessed with 22 lakes (many are man made) Only 3 lakes allow motor boats so tranquility reigns on the waters. There is no municipal beach, lakes have designated access areas that owners have rights to depending on terms of their deed.