Public Programming

Please note that some routes or activities may be modified to adapt to ground conditions until the work related to the ice storm is completed. Thank you for your patience.

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

Guided Discovery Walks


Shinrin Yoku Walk: Forest Bathing on Mount Royal

From Mar 17 to Nov 01

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).


Family Excursion: The Mountain's Best-Kept Secrets

From Mar 17 to Nov 01

Come visit the mountain’s eastern slope on this fun, new family hike!


Mount Royal’s North Slope

From Apr 16 to Oct 14

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


Sunset Summit Walk

From Apr 16 to Nov 01

Admire the city and the forest from the summit of Mount Royal by the light of the setting sun on a walk that will appeal to all your senses.


The Three Summits of Mount Royal

From Apr 16 to Nov 30

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


The Legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted: Exploring the Therapeutic Value of Mount Royal

From Apr 16 to Nov 30

Take a fresh look at the key role Mount Royal plays in the health of Montrealers and learn about the vision of the park’s designer, Frederick Law Olmsted.

Photo : Charline Veyret

Outdoor and services


Rowboats, Spikeball and Finnish Bowling

From Apr 09 to Oct 01

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


Opening hours and rates - Summer 2023

From Apr 09 to Nov 06

Visit our Opening Hours and Rates page to plan your visit!


Café des Amis

Dec 28, 2024
From 10 AM to 11:59 PM


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


Les Amis Gift Shop

Dec 29, 2024
From 12 AM to 11:59 PM


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

Cultural activities


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

From Oct 01, 2022 to Oct 20, 2023

Ongoing - Free

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. 


Paroles de paysages : Mount Royal from Three Perspectives

From Apr 24 to Nov 30


The Paroles de paysages project allows visitors to discover Mount Royal’s natural and cultural heritage from the perspective of three of the mountain’s most iconic sites: the Mount Royal Chalet and Kondiaronk Belvedere, the Beaver Lake Pavilion and Tiohtià:ke Otsira’kéhne Park on the Outremont Summit.


Puppet Making Workshop

From Aug 28 to Oct 02

Free - September 30, 1:30 p.m.

Twigs and branches are twisted and bent into all manner of strange, oddly-shaped creatures, some funny, some scary. Leaves inexplicably sprout from deadwood. Come discover the fantastical world of Mount Royal’s forest.

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