Parc des Rapides

Regional / municipal park Region:Montréal City : MontréalDistrict : Pôle des Rapides

This is the ideal spot for observing the Lachine rapids. A federal migratory bird sanctuary, this park is hugely important from an ecological standpoint (225 bird species, 66 fish species, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and rare plants). Home to the second-largest heron colony in Québec as well as diverse waterfowl, you can't beat this park for exploration and discovery.

514 367-1000

Location

Activities and services

Activities

  • Entertainment
  • Day camps / Educational camps
  • Site interpretation
  • Wildlife observation
  • Roller blade : 3 km
  • Fishing
  • Body of water
  • Hiking : 5 km
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing : 5 km
  • Water sports : Kayaking
  • Water sports: Stand-up paddle boarding
  • Playing field with sports/recreat. equip.
  • Cycling : 3 km
  • Other activities

Services

  • Courses
  • Panoramic view / lookout

Vehicle and Parking Services

  • Free outdoor parking

Signs and shuttles

  • Subway (station)
  • Bus (route)

Rental services

  • Sea kayak rental
  • Stand-up paddle board rental
  • Bike rental
  • Fishing equipment rental
  • Other watercraft or nautical equipment rental
  • Other sports equipment rental

Restaurant and food services

  • Picnic area

Groups

  • Entertainment
  • Reservations recommended
  • Tours : in french

Related services and activities

Schedules and rates

Open year round