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Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature)

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Great place to visit

Terrific place to spend the day. March is not the best place to visit a park but they have great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nice and quiet place

Really nice place with lots of flowers, shrubs and trees. You can bring a picnic and eat under the... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
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“small farm”(16 reviews)
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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.​
901, avenue du Parc, Laval, Quebec H7E 2T7, Canada
+1 450-662-4942
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific place to spend the day. March is not the best place to visit a park but they have great indoor arboretum

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pat_tripadvice
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Really nice place with lots of flowers, shrubs and trees. You can bring a picnic and eat under the trees.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sylpic62
Reviewed October 8, 2018

It is a very nice place to walk around for people of all age. I walk there often with my grandparents and they love to look at the flowers, the trees, the turtles, and also the kids playing. There are some farm animals and activities...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brigitte L
Reviewed September 16, 2018

If you need a place to take your kids on a free outing, this is a great option. It's on the East side of laval. There are multiple parking lots for access at a variety of entrances. You can rent canoes, kayaks etc at the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank suitcaseattheready
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Beautiful place to hang out for the day. Bring a picnic, go canoeing,run along the track, bird watch, visit the farm animals, or play at the huge playground. Many activities to do here. Great for kids

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sabrinaIa
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

There is no entry fee but if you want parking on site, it is 7$. you can also find free parking on street in the evening or weekend. The park is nice and big. You can enjoy a good walk. There is a farm with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thruthfull
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Nice place to spend half day or a whole day, either pick nicking walking or some water activities. Ideal for young families as well

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank A4162CKrobertc
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We thought we good do kayaking but really everything is meant for families with young children. Really nice place to walk around and have a picnic. Lots of animals and animation for children.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DDBeans
Reviewed July 19, 2018

This is a city park, so it cannot be compared to the national park in term of size. There is no hiking trail, but you can around the gardens within the park. We had an outing together with four families. There were plenty of place...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jelloman526
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I've been a few time and it's always pretty clean but most of the structures were under construction. They're going to be a 4* attraction soon.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AlexL3060
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August 27, 2017|
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Response from Audrey C | Reviewed this property |
Hi The park is open all year round - every single day...go on their website to check special events and activities throughout the year! hope this helps!
Terri B
July 17, 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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July 11, 2017|
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Response from Tommy N | Reviewed this property |
Yes , It's opened 24/7 . You could get a free parking along the small street next to the Centres de la Nature but have to walk a bit Tommy