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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
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
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
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.
$20 per person
Meeting Point: To be confirmed upon booking.
Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Focussing on light, discover and photograph the newly developed Outremont summit of Mount Royal with photographer Christine Desjardins.
Friday, September 9, from 7 to 11 p.m.
From the top of Mount Royal, photograph nocturnal shadows and city lights with photographer Linda Rutenberg.
Saturday, October 1, from 8 to 11 a.m.
Explore Summit Woods in Wesmount with wildlife photographer Jean-Guy Morisset. à
Photo : Dina Benett
Clients, coworkers, colleagues and friends alike: enjoy each other’s company and expand your horizons on a group hike with a guide from Les amis de la montagne. Designed for groups of 15 or more, this discovery trek on the Mount Royal can be customized according to your group’s interests and experience.
Information and advance group reservations: 514 843-8240 ext. 235
The registration period for Les amis de la montagne youth cross-country ski programme will start on October 1st, you’ll be able to register online. To prepare for your registration, view the details on the lessons offered in January.
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from July 8 to August 28
From 1 to 5 p.m.
Enjoy a 30-minute family rally on the mysteries of Beaver Lake. Visit the mobile kiosk onsite, manned by an educator from Les amis de la montagne, to learn more about the lake’s history, from geological times to today. In French and English.
Admission is free • Location: Around Beaver Lake
Young explorers will discover the diverse habitats of Mount Royal learn more about the flora and fauna while making new friends! This programme will sharpen their senses and awaken their natural instincts.
Every second Saturday, from September 17 to November 26, 2016. From 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Fee: 120$ for 6 sessions