Public Programming

Guided Discovery Walks


Shinrin Yoku Walk: Forest Bathing on Mount Royal

From Mar 12 to Oct 03

August 14, September 29 and 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).


Three Summits of Mount Royal Guided Discovery Walk

From Mar 12 to Oct 03

September 25, October 15

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


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

From May 01 to Oct 08

July 23, August 13, September 17 and 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.


Mount Royal’s Northern Flank

From May 08 to Oct 23

August 27, September 10 and 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.

Other activites


Rally: The Mysteries of Beaver Lake

From May 01, 2021 to Nov 30, 2022

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


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

From May 01 to Oct 31


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 Jun 01 to Sep 30

From June 4

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



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


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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