We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The site of many clashes for supremacy between the French and British Empires, the park is the scene of the 1759 Conquest, which changed the fate of North America. Apart from its historical past, the park is to Québec what Central Park and Hyde Park...more
Hours Today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
835, Wilfrid-Laurier, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 2L3, Canada
All reviews beautiful park martello tower cross country skiing huge park joan of arc green space bus tour canadian history nice walk lawrence river lots of history old quebec chateau frontenac battle picnic museum french
I think the Plains of Abraham might be my favorite urban park. It has a history that many other similar parks, like New York’s Central Park, lack: this was the site of the battle that determined the fate of North America. The grassy hills and...More
If you're really really into the history of Quebec and Canada then this is a must stop. If you're just curious, then it's just an average stop. The focal point is the video that provides an overview of the key battles on the Plains (and...More
We visited this area in a breezy October day. Our local guide explained the history of the area and we were able to better understand the battle standing on the land where it happened.
The views of the city of Quebec and the other city...More
We walked from the Chateau Frontenac along the board walk and up the (many) steps and path to the Plains of Abraham. Fabulous views over the river and well worth the effort on a sunny day. There are warnings not to use the steps when...More
Beautiful park like area along the St. Lawrence river. Guide was wonderful explaining the history. Walked along the ridge. Visited the park where officers were barricaded. Not a lot to do unless you just want to walk the trail.
When visiting Old Quebec, my sister and I went to the Plains of Abraham. We walked from the Ferry Terminal to a wooden staircase that took us up to the old battlefield. Once there , we saw old cannons that reminded us of the battle...More
We walked from the Citadel to the Beaux Arts Museum, about 25-30 minutes across the Plains of Abraham. It was lovely in fall with trees turning and the gardens still in bloom. Beautiful views of the city and the river, too. A great place for...More
This is a large and beautiful park that is the site of important Canadian history. It is where the Battle of the Plains of Abraham took place - a battle that decided the fate of French Canada. The park is lined with trails and it...More