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.

  Angle 7e Avenue et boul. LaSalle, Montréal, Québec, Canada, H4H 1R3
514 367-1000

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

Location