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La Fontaine Park

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
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Address: 1619 Route 138 | (Parc Lafontaine east to Papineau), Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Phone Number: 514 872 2644
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Activities: Ice skating
Description: This downtown park has a mixture of French and English design as well as a...
This downtown park has a mixture of French and English design as well as a lake used for ice-skating during the winter.
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Great place to spend a afternoon. Went on a sunny Sunday and it was packed. It was great to see so many people out and about enjoying this great piece of nature in Montreal.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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71 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, Canada
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132 reviews 132 reviews
14 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Great place to spend a afternoon. Went on a sunny Sunday and it was packed. It was great to see so many people out and about enjoying this great piece of nature in Montreal.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Also, there is a Poutine place on Rachel, the bike expressway to the east, across from the Police-Firestation at the Northeast tip of the park. There is a nice yard where you can eat them fries. No dogs allowed inside though..so go for take-out. Across the street is Galerie Graff , a Coop if you re into making Lithos and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Great park to walk, run or ride a bike. You can feel like you are in the countryside. In the spring flowers are blooming.

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My boyfriend and I love going to this park, we live a couple blocks away and we take our dogs there often. In the winter, they have an ice rink, and fireworks for the santa clause parade. In the summer its a great place to take a picnic and bottle of wine and spend the afternoon or evening. There's tons... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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90 reviews 90 reviews
17 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

On our recent Montreal getaway, Hubby and I enjoyed exploring The Plateau for the first time. This park was a true find, especially for ice skating. We have enjoyed skating in Old Montreal, in Parc Jean Drapeau, and on Lac du Castors in Parc Mont Royal. But this is our new favorite! The walking paths in this park are tree-lined... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

La Fontaine Park is the greatest park in Montreal. An urban park, some kind of Central Park of Montreal.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A quick walk away from the Gay Village, it is a nice park to relax, take a sunbath, enjoy the shade, bike or just watch the ducks. Worth a visit, if you like some green space.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is a beautifully designed urban park with two large linked ponds, fountain and waterfalls. We walked through in the early evening after dark and it was quite busy with joggers, dog walkers, bikers and strollers. Although not brightly lit, it felt safe and was close to a large police station. It is home to the open air Théâtre de... More 

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Laval, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
41 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

this is one of our families favourite parks in montreal. the playground is good for kids. in the summer the pool is great. they have water toys the kids can play with. there are fields, nice walking paths, ducks. it's close to downtown too. when we lived right in montreal, we would go here regularly.

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

One summer morning I bought some sandwiches and went to the lake at Lafontaine park, which was close to my hostel. It is a nice park with big trees, thick grass and benches around the lake. I saw people jogging, walking their babies or dogs. Some were reading, others sleeping in the grass. It was a quiet, peaceful experience with... More 

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Go native in Plateau Mont-Royal, where bespoke shopping, hip eateries, and wacky paint jobs attract locals and transplants alike, making it one of the city's most diverse and distinctly authentic experiences. A creative hub, Montreal's artistic elite pack the cafes along Rue Saint-Denis, where young painters and fashion designers draw inspiration from the playful murals and stately Victorian homes that dot the Plateau's side streets. Not a major sightseeing destination, a visit to Plateau Mont-Royal allows you to enjoy a local perspective, soaking in indie films, latte art, contemporary galleries, and the city's best bagels. A center of polyglot culture, Québécois accents mingle with shades of Portuguese, Greek, and Hebrew in the area's iconic Mile End district, where restaurants straddle chic designer boutiques, serving up chorizo and caldo verde. Friendliest to those on foot, it's a jungle of colorful awnings and sidewalk umbrellas, pedestrian walks and luxury shopping.