<h1>Parc-nature de<br>l’Anse-à-l’Orme</h1>

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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.

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.

Located in the westernmost part of the island of Montréal, this 233-hectare linear park is partially finished. Only the northwest portion of the park, which opens onto the Lac des Deux Montagnes, is currently open to the public. This idyllic spot offers a magnificent view of the lake and the Oka area.

In the wintertime, the winds that blow regularly over this icy expanse of water make it a popular destination with kite skiiers and paraskiiers.

winter activities

  • Free self-guided kiteskiing and paraskiing
  • Ice fishing
  • Birds-watching


  • Parking ($)

featured activities!

No activity available for this park.

by car

Take Autoroute 40 westbound and get off at exit 49, Chemin Sainte-Marie. Take Chemin de l'Anse-à-l'Orme to Boulevard Gouin Ouest, then head east, following the directions on the blue road signs until you reach the park entrance.

by public transit

From the Côte-Vertu metro station, take the 64 bus northbound to the Grenet/De Serres stop. Then take the 68 bus westbound (at the corner of Grenet and Gouin).

From the Côte-Vertu metro station, take the 470 bus westbound to the Pierrefonds/Des Cageux stop. Then take the 68 bus westbound.

From the Henri-Bourassa metro station, take the 69 bus westbound to the Grenet/De Serres stop. Then take the 68 bus westbound (at the corner of Grenet and Gouin).

Cap Saint Jacques
Cap Saint Jacques


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 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.