Shinrin Yoku Walk: Forest Bathing on Mount Royal

Connect with nature and treat yourself to a wellness moment as you discover Mount Royal’s forest through your senses.

Shinrin Yoku Walk: Forest Bathing on Mount Royal

Many recent studies have shown the health benefits of spending time in nature. In Japan, forest bathing is a common practice. Explore Mount Royal from a different perspective on our Shinrin Yoku walk. Accompanied by our certified guide, Éric Richard, this leisurely 2-km walk is interspersed with opportunities to connect with nature through sensory exploration, contemplation, relaxation and creativity, and to share experiences in small groups.

Starting point:  Variable; see below
Detail: This activity is for people aged 16 and over; we are unable to offer reduced rates for this activity.
Duration: Variable
Distance: 2km
Tour grade: Easy (forest trails, easy gradient)
Rates (plus taxes, plus Eventbrite ticketing fees)

  • Regular rate: $32




Starting Point



August 17, 2024 Shinrin Yoku session: At dusk 7 to 9 p.m. Smith House, 1260 Remembrance Road, Montreal, Quebec, H3H 1A2 Take advantage of the park's calm atmosphere at this time of day to experience a magical moment at the heart of the mountain-top oak forest. The light filtering through the branches will make this Shinrin yoku session a memorable experience.  
October 5, 2024 Shinrin Yoku session: At the Foot of Mount Royal 9h30 a.m. to 12h30 p.m. George-Étienne-Cartier Monument, Montreal, Quebec, H2W 1S8 In the Piémont, among the golden maples, take the time to watch the leaves fall.  

Be sure to arrive at the starting point 15 minutes before the start of the activity.

This activity is offered in French, but questions in English are welcome.


Cancellation or reimbursement

Please note that your registration is non-refundable and non-transferable to another date. Should Les Amis de la montagne decide to cancel the activity due to weather conditions or a lack of participants, we will contact you by email one day in advance to let you know, and you will receive a reimbursement via EventBrite.

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