Mount Royal, A Mountain to Protect and Discover

Explore the nature, culture and history of Montréal’s beloved mountain with a little help from its friends Les amis de la montagne


Wooden rowboats are for rent on Beaver Lake during the summer period.
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Menu BBQ

This summer, make a stopover at Mount Royal for a barbecue!
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We're recruiting

Join the team whose whose mission is to protect and promote one of Montréal’s natural landmarks!
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Activities in Mount Royal Park in Montréal

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Activities in Mount Royal Park

Experience this spectacular outdoor setting in a whole new way thanks to unique activities inspired by the seasons. Les amis de la montagne invites both young and old to enjoy this great urban park and learn more about its conservation. Fresh air and fun guaranteed!
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Les amis de la montagne at a Glance

Our Mission: Protect and Improve Mount Royal
Supported by a strong community of heritage and environmental-minded people, our non-profit organization promotes the sustainable enjoyment of this exceptional green space at the heart of our beautiful city.
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Lay of the Land

This iconic Montréal landmark is home to neighbourhoods, pastoral cemeteries and Olmsted’s majestic Mount Royal Park.
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Issues & Challenges

Caring for Mount Royal involves addressing nature conservation, urban development and park use challenges, to name a few.
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Support Us

Volunteer, make a donation or enjoy one of our charity events… There are many ways to help Mount Royal stay green and healthy.
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Latest News

The OCPM takes into account Les amis’s recommendations regarding the Université de Montréal and affiliated schools’ mountain campus

July 21, 2021

Last March, the Office de consultation publique de Montréal (OCPM) held public consultations concerning the update to Université de Montréal and affiliated schools’ (HEC Montréal and Polytechnique Montréal) mountain campus Master Development Plan. To contribute to making this master plan exemplary, Les amis de la montagne submitted a brief containing 17 recommendations regarding conservation of the natural and built heritage, as well as accessibility to the mountain. In their recently released report, OPCM commissioners made 23 recommendations that were influenced by more than ten of the proposals put forward by Les amis.


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Hikes & Highlights

Discover mountaintop vistas and sights with a guide or on your own, whatever the season.
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Join our team of volunteers who aren’t afraid of getting their hands dirty for a good cause.
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Family Time

Parents and children get wild about nature and the great outdoors on Mount Royal.
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