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Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature)

#1 of 53 things to do in Laval Features Animals
901, avenue du Parc, Laval, Quebec H7E 2T7, Canada
+1 450-662-4942
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Great place to spend the day

Awesome place to spend the day with your family. there is a mini zoo, a pool, a huge park. It's... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lynn C
Very nice park, specially with children

Nice large pound to walk around or to canoo. A farm with animals that children can pet. Play... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
michel t
Laval, Canada
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With an area of 50 hectares, the Centre de la nature is one of the most remarkable urban parks of the Greater Montreal area. The park offers a myriad of attractions, outdoor activities and cultural events throughout the year.​
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“petting zoo” (14 reviews)
“farm animals” (13 reviews)
“pony rides” (10 reviews)
901, avenue du Parc, Laval, Quebec H7E 2T7, Canada
+1 450-662-4942
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Awesome place to spend the day with your family. there is a mini zoo, a pool, a huge park. It's fun at any time of year. In the winter you can skate, toboggan. there is a huge ice sculpture that you can play in. You...More

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice large pound to walk around or to canoo. A farm with animals that children can pet. Play ground for kids and a green house interesting.

Thank michel t
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to spend a day with the family. You will find a little lake were you can enjoy a kayak our Canoe ride. There is a small farm where your children can learn about farm animals and not so wild animals. Renouned place for...More

Thank François L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit in all seasons, there are multiple walking paths, picnic areas, plants, trees and flowers, as well as a pond in which you can rent canoes, pedal boats, or just sit and enjoy. There is a big park for...More

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Villedelavalqc, Responsable relations publiques at Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature), responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, thank you for this great review! Access to the park is free for everyone, not just for Laval residents. :) The parking is also free for Avantages Laval cardholders, only $7 for other visitors. Free parking is also available on the streets in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most parks are nice but this one is one of the nicest and largest. Skateboard practice ground, mini botanical garden, fireworks sometimes, food and much more.

Thank Fouadanbari
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful nature with lots of walking space and riding full of activities all year round most or free but some are for a small fee. Very clean and well maintained There is a lake as well and plenty of beautiful gardens and green areas for...More

Thank Jimmy F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This park has been an ongoing process for the last 30years. Every year there is an addition or improvement of a different section. The summer is a spectacular kaleidoscope of colors with the hundreds of variety of flowers.There is a greenhouse open year round as...More

Thank f0revertravel
Reviewed 21 May 2017

nice place to walk fish in the pond show the kids the pony ride and farm and great place to learn about the farm and see nautre at its best

Thank jeff s
Reviewed 16 May 2017

An old quarry turned into a magnificent park. Kids play ground, a green house, a stable, beautifull flours, little stream with water lillies, turtles and fish, an artificial lake with cnoes to rent..... Entrance is free, parking is $6.00 or park in the street. Beautifull...More

Thank Christiane G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Wonderful oasis in a city...lots of winter activities to do from skating, to visiting the farm and green house...Go on city website to find out different planned activities each week-end! Hungry? the restaurant just went thru a major facelift and offers good fast food...owner John...More

Thank Audrey C
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Terri B
17 July 2017|
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Response from Villedelavalqc | Property representative |
Hi, It is free for Avantages Laval cardholders. The Avantages Laval card is free for the Laval residents. For other visitors, here are the fees: From June 18 to August 31, 2017:​ $7/car From September 1st, 2017 to June... More
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11 July 2017|
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Response from Grace-Aguiar | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open all years long, great place to spend a day.
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31 July 2016|
Response from Ryello | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I've seen dogs overthere.