6 PARKS TO VISIT THIS WINTER NEAR MONTREAL

Are you planning outdoor activities this winter? Have you recently moved to Montreal? Here are 6 PARKS TO VISIT THIS WINTER NEAR MONTREAL!

Furthermore, please note that the winter activities written in this article will depend on the snow conditions. You can purchase your passes online for the majority of these parks. These 6 parks are in no particular order.

In addition, it’s crucial to you plan ahead and be prepared before heading out into the wilderness, especially during our cold winter season. Always bring the 10 essentials with you before leaving. You’ll find the 10 essentials here

Disclaimer: Please be respectful of nature and always follow the Leave No Trace Principles (you’ll find these principles here) when heading out into the wilderness.

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6. PARC RÉGIONAL DE LA FORÊT OUAREAU 

The Parc régional de la Forêt-Ouareau is located in Notre-Dame-de-la-merci in the Lanudière region! It’s a 1 hour and 20 minutes drive (on average) from Montreal.


5. PARC NATIONAL DES ÎLES-DE-BOUCHERVILLE

The Parc national des Îles-de-Boucherville is located on the south shore just minutes from Montreal! This national park is operated by Sépaq.


4. PARC NATIONAL DU MONT-TREMBLANT

The Parc national du Mont-Tremblant is an incredible must-visit park located in the Laurentides region. It takes on average a little over 2 hours to get there from Montreal! This park is operated by Sépaq.

Furthermore, if you’re interested in staying in the night this park offers a few chalet rentals.


3. RÉSERVE NATURELLE GAULT

The Reserve Naturelle Gault is a beautiful must-visit park owned by McGill University. It is located on the south shore just minutes from Montreal. Hike Mont-Saint-Hilaire for a beautiful view of the Montérégie region.

I recommend the Rocky lookout for the highest views!

2. PARC NATIONAL D’OKA

The Parc National d’Oka is located in the Laurentides region a little under an hour from Montreal! This park is also operated by Sépaq and it’s perfect for families. Furthermore, this park is located on the Lac des Deux Montagnes!

1. PARC RÉGIONAL DE LA CHUTE-À-BULL

Last but not least, the Parc régional de la Chute-à-Bull is located in the Lanaudière region in Saint-Côme. It takes (on average) 1 hour and 30 minutes to get there from Montreal.


6 PARKS TO VISIT THIS WINTER NEAR MONTREAL


To conclude, there are so many incredible adventures that you can plan near Montreal! These are just 6 parks to name a few! I hope this helped you plan out some fun outdoor activities for this winter season!


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