Public Programming

Guided Discovery Walks


Shinrin Yoku Walk: Forest Bathing on Mount Royal

From Mar 12 to Oct 03

June 16, August 14

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

June 4

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


Sunset Summit Walk

From May 01 to Sep 30

July 29, August 6, 20 and 26

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.


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

From May 01 to Oct 08

May 21, June 18, July 23 and August 13

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

June 11, August 27

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


Descending Mount Royal

May 24, 2022

May 24

Join this guided nature walk to learn about the mountain’s urban forest and ensure its conservation.

Public Events


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. 


Conference: Olmsted and Mount Royal Park, Past and Present

May 24, 2022

On May 24th, the very day that marks the 146th anniversary of Mount Royal Park, Les Amis de la montagne will hold a conference focusing on the heritage of this exceptional park designed by visionary landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. The conference will take place at the Cité-des-Hospitalières.


2e Montreal Park Forum: Community Engagement for Urban Parks

From May 26 to May 27 2022

Don’t miss this gathering of citizens, professionals and policy-makers involved in urban parks on May 26 and 27.


2022 Mount Royal Clean-Up

May 29, 2022

For the first time since 2019, Les Amis de la montagne is happy to be able to, once again, hold the annual Mount Royal Clean-up, the event we all know and love that focuses on bringing people together, having fun and protecting the environment. This year, the Clean-Up will take place on two days and at two sites: Mount Royal Park on May 8 and Tiohtià:ke Otsira'kéhne Park, at the Outremont Summit, on May 29.


Les Montérégiennes, un ensemble de collines exceptionnel à protéger

May 30, 2022
From 12 PM to 1:30 PM

30 May




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

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