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Parc-nature du

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.

Thank you for your co-operation.

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.

winter activities

  • 1.8 km of hiking trails
  • Nature interpretation
  • Birdwatching


  • No visitor centre in this park
  • Parking available on neighbouring streets

featured activities!

No activity available for this park.

by car

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

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.