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Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature)

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Address: 901, avenue du Parc, Laval, Quebec H7E 2T7, Canada
Phone Number: +1 450-662-4942
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Description: With an area of 50 hectares, the Centre de la nature is one of the most...
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.​
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Ok parc

Nice big natural parc, could use more attractions! Would be nice if allowed bicycles, kids would have more to do,winter activities are great, skating, tubbing even cross country... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
rgloca
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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Nice big natural parc, could use more attractions! Would be nice if allowed bicycles, kids would have more to do,winter activities are great, skating, tubbing even cross country skiing!

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Laval, Canada
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14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were there recently for min-ski lessons. The centre ran an hour long ski clinic where kids ages 5 to 8 were provided skis, boots and helmets to enter the world of skiing. ALL FREE! Kids were given a small lesson on how to ski using the snow-plow method. A small "carpet" lift is available and 2 monitors help kids... More 

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East Windsor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

it a huge park. very fun for familly with a little farm. And a lot of grass to run and play with kids!

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Laval, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Centre de la Nature is a wonderful park that can be enjoyed by any age group during any season In the winter there is skating on the frozen lake tobaganing cross country skiing ! In summer one can canoe visit the animal farm enjoy the pool have a pic nic and simply enjoy nature I highly recommend this park !

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Laval, Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There are picnic areas,a petting zoo a lake and lots of place for nice quiet walks. There are also special events in the summer. There is a play area for the kids .

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Laval, Canada
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nice place year round Kids learned how canoeing on the lake they learned how to skate on the lake we took our winter wedding pictures skating on the fronzen pond Kids learned how to ski/ snowboard, oh how often did we go toboganing on the hill.

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Laval, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I am a Laval resident and have enjoyed many outings at this center for years. Although I have never been in the dead of winter, I have been there in all 3 other seasons. Whether you just want to relax on a bench watching the ducks or walk around and visit the resident animals, you'll find something that will make... More 

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Laval, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It' a nice place for a walk ,pinic or play with the kids.during the summer you can canneo on a small artificiel lake you have also a small farm,pool etc.During winter you can skate on the lake, theirs some slide and you can ski.

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Laval, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We often go there for Mini Farm in summer and skating in winter. My daughter and us enjoy a lot. Big air space in a city give us so relaxing and precious family time. Recommended to all family.

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Centredelanature, Responsable relations publiques at Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature), responded to this review

Thank you! We are glad you enjoy your visits at the Centre de la nature de Laval. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

In summer, it is such a beautiful place...lake to walk around with a lot of acitivities. Farm animals to see, gardens, picnic areas, area for the kids to play...there is so much to see. In winter, farm animals, skating, skiing....amazing !

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VilleLaval, Public Relations Manager at Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature), responded to this review

Hi Luisa, thanks for your review. Hope to see you soon. More 

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