Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

For an outdoor experience that doesn’t require driving for kilometers, there’s only one place to go! Mount Royal Park lets you fully enjoy nature in every season.


Photo : Marouen Arras

Outdoor Equipment Rental Counter at Beaver Lake Pavilion

Construction work around Beaver Lake is soon to be completed and activities on the lake are scheduled to resume in July. Consult our page regularly for alerts about the  upcoming activities on the lake.

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.

Mount Royal Park trail map (Cross-country ski trails 22 km / Snowshoe marked trail 3 km / Walk trail on Chemin Olmsted 8,3 km)

Mobile Information Booth at Beaver Lake

Learn all about Beaver Lake’s past and present with an educator from Les amis de la montagne at our mobile information booth located in the vicinity of the lake, on weekends in the fall. Find out about the lake’s history from geological times to now, about conservation issues surrounding Mount-Royal’s wetlands and streams, and about recent restoration works in the Beaver Lake area.

Saturdays and Sundays, September 19 through October 25 • 1 pm to 4:30 pm • Bilingual (French and English)  • Free activity

Customized activities for groups

In every season, guided walks and activities can be adapted for associations and corporate groups, college and university levels, continuing education and French-language immersion - see our webpage Corporate groups and associations.

Les amis de la montagne Day Camp - Summer 2015

From July to August, Les amis de la montagne invites 5- to 10-year olds to enjoy an unforgettable week in the Mount Royal Park and enjoy a range of summer activities and nature discoveries.

$200/ week; $175 week with Accès Montréal card
Daycare: $40/ week or $10/ day

Still a few places available among the 7-8 years old and the 9-10 years old.

Online registration

View the parents' Summer Camp information book (in French only)