This nature park is unique for its intriguing blend of natural and cultural elements. A witness to several key moments in Montréal’s history, its unique landscape reveals a succession of land uses: an ancient riparian forest, the clearing of woodland for farming and the development of forested estates by upper middle-class English-speaking families, including the McEachrans, Ogilvies, Gaults, Patons, MacDougalls, Refords and Molsons).
In the wintertime, the 1.8-km hiking trail offers nature lovers an especially peaceful setting.
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- 1.8 km of hiking trails
- Nature interpretation
- No visitor centre in this park
- Parking available on neighbouring streets
No activity available for this park.
From Autoroute 40 east or west, take exit 60 toward Autoroute 13 north, then exit 8 toward Boul. Henri-Bourassa, continue on Boul. Pitfield and turn right onto Boul. Gouin Ouest.
by public transit
At Côte-Vertu metro station, take the 468 bus westbound
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.
The nature parks do not offer restaurant services, but some reception chalets have food vending machines.
Alcohol consumption on-site
Alcohol consumption is tolerated when it accompanies a picnic.
All the reception chalets are wheelchair accessible.
The trails are maintained from December 14 to March 8 2020.
Outdoor equipment rental
You can rent cross-country skis and snowshoes in certain parks. Some of them also offer sleds, magic carpets, sleighs for children and spikes for safe walking.
Space and outdoor site rentals
Most nature parks rent spaces and outdoor sites at very advantageous prices for your outdoor events.