General Public

General Public

Care for the mountain!

Throughout the seasons, Les amis de la montagne offers a variety of activities to increase the appreciation of Mount Royal and discover it's rich heritage.

The community is also invited to participate in the conservation activities by volunteering for the Environmental Stewardship Program and the Corvée du Mont-Royal event.

For group registrations, please consult our Corporate groups and associations webpage.

To find out about conditions related to outdoor activities before your outing, contact us at 514 843-8240, ext. 0 or the Ville de Montréal at 514 280-8989 or see the Grands Parcs website.

Discovery Walks

From the Mountain to the River Walking Tour

Sunday, September 11, and Sunday, October 30
From 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Take part in a fascinating trek that follows the watercourses flowing from the mountain to the river... a unique opportunity to understand the historical, geographical and cultural ties between Mount Royal and the St. Lawrence River. In French.

Meeting Point: Smith House. Walk ends in Montréal’s Old Port and includes a lunch break downtown (meal not included) $20 per person  • Online reservation required

See you on the mountain !


This year, enjoy the hospitality of the Café des Amis in two stunning venues – Smith House and the Beaver Lake Pavilion – each featuring a beautiful outdoor terrace. Menu includes full meals, sandwiches, salads, desserts, hot and cold beverages, and refreshing, delicious ice cream. The perfect place to enjoy a meal on the mountain!

At Beaver Lake Pavilion
From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (subject to seasonal changes)
Reservations: 514 284.0111

At Smith House
From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., June 18 to October 10
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 11-31


Visit our Nature Boutique, located at both Smith House and the Mount Royal Chalet. Our helpful staff will provide you with all the information needed to make the most of your visit to Mount Royal. Choose from a selection of postcards, special-interest publications, unique Mount-Royal souvenir t-shirts, educational toys, as well as gift items made by local artisans and crafts people.

From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., until October 31


Get all the information you need to fully enjoy the Park at our welcome centre on the ground level of Smith House! Don’t miss the exhibition entitled Mount Royal, a Territory to Discover in the adjacent gallery space to learn more about the history and heritage of the mountain, its fauna and flora, and the conservation challenges it faces.

From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., until October 31