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Mount Royal Park

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Inaugurated in 1876, the Mount Royal Park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, the highly skilled designer behind New York's Central Park. It is an ideal site for admiring a wide variety of plants and birds or for enjoying outdoor activities. Les...more
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1260 Remembrance Road, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1A2, Canada
Parc du Mont-Royal
+1 514-843-8240
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Reviewed yesterday

Below the official Mount Royal Park area are lots of hiking and biking trails worth spending a few hours traversing, by foot or bike. You'll reach the staircase to the top, and there are many, but it's worth it. Once you get to the top...More

Thank Rich G
Reviewed yesterday

Besides great views of the city from the overlook and beautiful flowers around the chalet, Mont Royal has miles of wooded trails and gravel paths for walkers, bikers, and runners. We walked the Promenade Fleuve-Montagne from the Old City to the summit. It was a...More

Thank RoPhl
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I entered the Park via the Peel Street entrance and climbed all the steps up to the observation point. It was well worth the effort! I was rewarded with spectacular views of downtown Montreal on a lovely, sunny Saturday afternoon. The steps were not too...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful drive into this park, but watch out for cyclists! The parking lot was non-invasive, yet handy. At the primary overlook, a well designed area allowed for multiple views and accommodated several hundred people. The trails were also thumbs up. 👍

Thank Mark W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everytime I come to Montreal, I make sure to go here. There are so many places to explore and great view from the top. It is also very dog friendly.

Thank exporer1987
Reviewed yesterday

We hiked to the top on an 84-degree humid day in September, but we were never really sure where we were going or if we got there (at least until we asked about 10 different local citizens). It's a fairly challenging hike despite there being...More

Thank Irreverent-in-Cleve
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a bit of a hike to get to the top of Mount Royal Park, but the views of Montreal are worth the effort. It you can, use a guide who can point out many of the surrounding areas and describe the island of Montreal...More

Thank TwoFrequentDinners
Reviewed 4 days ago

High up,with gorgeous views on a clear view. Best wear comfortable footwear as this park can be a very long walk indeed, depending on the route one choses to take. Trees and squirrels galore. Many steps to climb, so be fit or pace yourself.

Thank Blossom55
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A good place to hike. Can get easily lost in the numerous small walking trails in the woods. Nice experience overall. Great view of Montreal.

Thank SreejithSreekumar
Reviewed 4 days ago

Google Maps said it would take approximately 60 minutes to walk from where we were. What we didn’t know at the time, was that it was primarily all up hill – a very steep hill to be more specific. And once we reached the top...More

Thank TheAverageTourist
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Parc du Mont-Royal
Montreal was named for this hilly highland, where the
tallest spot in the city overlooks its most extensive
parkland. The greenspace of Parc du Mont-Royal is an
outdoorsman's dream, with hiking trails and nature
walks that cater to every season and level of athlete.
In the winter, cross-country skiers, tobogganers, and
ice skaters don their equipment by Beaver Lake and its
pavilion, while the warmer months bring families and
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Lisa M
July 29, 2018|
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Response from E F | Reviewed this property |
There is a few carpark near by and the walk is rather easy under the shade around 15 minutes
Zongshu L
July 18, 2018|
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Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
I would call to Check but if they are not full I would image so.
Anand B
July 1, 2018|
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Response from Tran Khang D |
The homepage says due to new traffic regulations cars should park either at Smith House (coming from the East) or at Beaver Lake (coming from the West). This lasts until October.
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