Public Programming

These activities are presented with the support of the City of Montréal.

Guided Discovery Walks


Mount Royal’s Northern Flank

From Aug 27 to Oct 23

October 22

This guided discovery walk shines a new light on a lesser-known summit of Mount Royal by exploring the mountain’s hidden side.


New discovery walk: A glimpse into the therapeutic value of Mount Royal

From Sep 01 to Oct 09

October 8

From the garden of the Hospitalières de l’Hôtel-Dieu to the legacy of F. L. Olmsted: take advantage of this unique opportunity to explore the garden at Hôtel-Dieu and get a whole new perspective on the important role Mount Royal plays in keeping Montrealers healthy.


Three Summits of Mount Royal Guided Discovery Walk

From Sep 12 to Oct 16

October 15

Join this 10 km excursion to discover and learn more about Mount Royal’s stunning territory.


Shinrin Yoku Walk: Forest Bathing on Mount Royal

From Oct 12 to Oct 13 2022

October 2

Connect with nature and treat yourself to a wellness moment as you discover Mount Royal’s forest through your senses (sensory exploration, contemplation, relaxation, creativity).

Other activites


Paroles de Paysages – Mount Royal from Three Perspectives

From Aug 31, 2022 to Aug 31, 2023

Spearheaded by Les Amis de la montagne with the support of the City of Montréal and Québec’s Ministère de la Culture et des Communications, the Paroles de Paysages project enables visitors to explore the mountain’s natural and cultural heritage from the standpoint of three of its most iconic sites: the Mount Royal Chalet and Kondiaronk Belvedere, the Beaver Lake Pavilion and Tiohtià:ke Otsira’kéhne Park on the Outremont Summit.


Exhibition The thousand faces of Mount Royal: Olmsted, the visionary

From Oct 01 to Oct 31 2022


Les Amis  de la montagne presents a selection of images chosen from some 3,000 photos  taken by more than 700 mountain-loving professional and amateur photographers. 


Pleasure Boating, Spikeball and Finnish bowling at Beaver Lake

From Nov 01 to Nov 02 2022

Weekends until the end of October

This summer, in addition to renting rowboats, Les Amis de la montagne will also rent outdoor games such as Mölkky (Finnish skittles) and Spikeball.


Rally: The Mysteries of Beaver Lake

From Nov 01 to Nov 30 2022

Are you ready for new outdoor challenges? Set off on an exploration of Beaver Lake with the family!



Café des Amis

From Jun 24, 2021 to Oct 25, 2022


Three warm and welcoming venues for a snack, drink or meal to go in Mount Royal Park.


Les Amis Gift Shop

From Jan 18 to Dec 31


Visit our two gift shop locations in Mount Royal Park for an original gift or souvenir!


Picnic tables and play area for kids

From Jun 14, 2022 to Jun 15, 2069

There are three designated picnic sites on the mountain: one near Smith House, one near Beaver Lake and one in the grassy area behind the Mount Royal Chalet.

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