Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

Enjoy Summer on Mount-Royal !

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.

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.

Photo : Emmy Zemel

Discovery Walks

Three Summits of Mount Royal Walking Tour

Sunday, September 18 and Sunday, October 16 and October 23

From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
This 15 km hike through the forest and urban environment spans the entire Mount Royal territory. It is an exceptional way to learn more about the mountain and the issues of ecology, urban planning and (landscape) architecture that define it. In French.
 Bring your own lunch or enjoy a light meal at the Café des Amis.

Meeting Point : Monument to Sir George-Etienne Cartier on Park Avenue, corner of Rachel Street
$20 per person  •  Online reservation required


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

Mount Royal and the Photographer's Eye

Les amis de la montagne invites photography and mountain enthusiasts to join them on three photowalks, which combine a mountain discovery trek and an outdoor photography workshop with a photographer. In French.

$20 per person

Meeting Point: To be confirmed upon booking.

Light on the Outremont Summit

Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
Focussing on light, discover and photograph the newly developed Outremont summit of Mount Royal with photographer Christine Desjardins.

Online reservation required

Night Photography on Mount Royal 

Friday, September 9, from 7 to 11 p.m.
From the top of Mount Royal, photograph nocturnal shadows and city lights with photographer Linda Rutenberg. 

Online reservation required

La fauna and the flora of Westmount's Summit Woods

Saturday, October 1, from 8 to 11 a.m.
Explore Summit Woods in Wesmount with wildlife photographer Jean-Guy Morisset. à

Online reservation required

Photo : Dina Benett

Group Excursions

Clients, coworkers, colleagues and friends alike: enjoy each other’s company and expand your horizons on a group hike with a guide from Les amis de la montagne. Designed for groups of 15 or more, this discovery trek on the Mount Royal can be customized according to your group’s interests and  experience.

Information and advance group reservations: 514 843-8240 ext. 235