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
- Reservations are mandatory and can only be made online.
- Rental is free for young people, 17 years and under
- The free rental can last no more than two hours
- Free only for residents of Montréal island
To know how to rent your equipment online,click here (french only).
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.
- Hiking trails: 4 km
- Cross-country skiing trails: 9 km
- Snowshoeing trails: 9 km
- Sledding mounds (2)
- Visitor centre
- Classes ($): Fitness and cross-country skiing
- Equipment rental ($): Cross-country skis, snowshoes, sleds, flying carpets
- Day camp
- Room and outdoor site rental
- Parking ($)
No activity available for this park.
Des Champs visitor centre
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.
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.
access to nature parks is free
$9.50 per day and $7.50 for two hours. Places are limited. Annual permit available ($62 for residents, $83 for non-residents)
Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times.
(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.
(COVID-19) Welcome centres are closed. Equipment rental and parking permit purchases can be done online.
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.