<h1>Parc-nature du<br>Bois-de-Liesse</h1>

Parc-nature du
Bois-de-Liesse

COVID-19 ALERT: Due to the coronavirus situation, here is what you need to know about the park.

The park is open during its usual hours.
The welcome centre is closed.
You can still use washrooms.
No shuttle service is offered this season.

Certain conditions apply for reserving individual sporting equipment
You cannot obtain an annual parking permit on site. It can only be purchased online or by telephone. To do so, click here, or call 514-280-6766.

Thank you for your co-operation.

This century-old forest of black maples is home to a diversified ecosystem. Visitors can see several species of plants and animals. Wildflowers carpet the forest floor in spring, the Bertrand stream teems with a rich aquatic fauna and birds sing undisturbed.

When snow covers the ground, the park becomes a meeting place for winter loves. The 158-hectare playing field features cross-country skiing, hiking and snowshoeing trails, as well as two sledding mounds. The park’s winter landscape is sure to delight visitors.

winter activities

  • Hiking trails: 4 km
  • Cross-country skiing trails: 9 km
  • Snowshoeing trails: 9 km
  • Sledding mounds (2)
  • Birdwatching

services

  • Visitor centre
  • Classes ($): Fitness and cross-country skiing
  • Equipment rental ($): Cross-country skis, snowshoes, sleds, flying carpets
  • Day camp
  • Room and outdoor site rental
  • Washrooms
  • Parking ($)

featured activities!

No activity available for this park.

Snow conditions

Snow conditions


French only

Des Champs visitor centre

by car

Take Autoroute 40 westbound and get off at exit 60. Take Autoroute 13 southbound (Boulevard Alfred Nobel/Lachine) and then the service road northbound. Take Boulevard Henri-Bourassa and turn left on Rue Douglas-B-Floreani. The entrance to the Des Champs visitor centre will be on your right.

by public transit

On weekdays, from the Du Collège metro station, take the 175 bus westbound to l’Oréal and walk 161 metres.

On weekends, from the Côte-Vertu metro station, take the 215 bus westbound to Hymus/Douglas-B.-Floreani. Walk 1 km east on Hymus and then turn left on Douglas B.-Floreani.

Maison Pitfield

by car

Take Autoroute 40 eastbound or westbound and get off at exit 60 for Autoroute 13 north, then take exit 8 toward Boulevard Henri-Bourassa, continue onto Boulevard Pitfield and turn left onto Boulevard Gouin Ouest.

by public transit

On weekdays, from the Côte-Vertu metro station, take the 213 bus westbound and walk 68 metres east along Boulevard Gouin.

On weekends, from the Côte-Vertu metro station, take the 968 bus westbound and walk 68 metres east along Boulevard Gouin.

Cap Saint Jacques
Cap Saint Jacques

informations

access to nature parks is free

Parking fees

$9.50 per day and $7.50 for two hours. Places are limited. Annual permit available ($62 for residents, $83 for non-residents)

Dogs

Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times.

Food services

(COVID-19) Snacks and light meals are available for take-out at Cap-Saint-Jacques and île-de-la-Visitation.

Alcohol consumption on-site

Alcohol consumption is tolerated when it accompanies a picnic.

Universal access

(COVID-19) Welcome centres are closed. Equipment rental and parking permit purchases can be done online.

Trail plotting

Trails are maintained from December 12, 2020 to March 7, 2021, For information about ski, snowshoe and walking trail conditions, click here.

Outdoor equipment rental

You can rent cross-country skis, snowshoes and magic carpets in certain parks.

Reservations are mandatory and certain conditions apply.

Space and outdoor site rentals

(COVID-19) Rental of rooms and sites is not available this winter.