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Mount Royal Park

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1260 Remembrance Road, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1A2, Canada
Parc du Mont-Royal
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+1 514-843-8240
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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday 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 yesterday

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
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice park to have a walk with a family or some BBQ with friends. Crowded on weekends though... must visit for tourists

Thank Katherine Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

The gradual uphill climb was easily managed on a wide forested path and one is rewarded with a striking view of Montreal at the top. The Leonard Cohen wall mural pops out from the city landscape. The Chalet has some historic features and provided a...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The climb was well worth the vista and cross we saw at the top of Mount Royal. It's breathtaking and you are able to see the entire city

Thank Cathy2010056
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of stairs to go up, so I recommend doing what my wife and I did. Take a cab or Uber up to the top (ask them to take you to Maison Smith), and then walk DOWN through the park admiring the views and nature....More

Thank Waterloonie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are like me and enjoy a bit of a challenge, you can climb the stairs to the top and enjoy a coffee when you get there. Alternatively, take a cab and walk down. It was a nice walk back down through the University...More

Thank biarritz99
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wear hiking shoes and be ready to climb a LOT of steps. Really pretty and relaxing on a cool day. View from the belvedere was breezy and fun until the tourist buses showed up.

Thank mbsesher
Reviewed 3 days ago

Mont Royal is a must see when you visit Montreal. The views of the city and the vistas outside of the city are fabulous. The main hall has an excellent display of the history of Montreal and the beginnings of Canada. It was an easy...More

Thank Su B
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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
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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.
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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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