There are few cities in Canada that have as much awesome green space as Montreal, Quebec. This hybrid, English/French city embodies the best of both Canadian heritages, making for a truly Canadian experience worth visiting. The bets of year to see Montreal is the Summer when you can take advantage of Montreal’s very warm Summer months. During the Summer, Montreal’s parks are loaded with people enjoying the sun, the good times, and the city’s loose liquor laws. We asked, an online travel agency what some of Montreal’s best parks are. They gave me their top three parks in the city.
Located in the extremely trendy area Montrealers call The Plateau, Park Lafontaine is one of the cities largest and greenest parks according to. Perfect for a lazy weekend day of resting, reading, and exploring, Park Lafontaine is highlighted by numerous trails, sports facilities, and a prime location that keeps you close to The Plateaus trendy shops, cafes, and restaurants.
The crown jewel of Montreal’s Notre Dame De Grace borough, Girouard Park is conveniently located on Sherbrooke Street within one of Montreal’s most English neighbourhoods. Very metro accessible, the park is easily accessed by taking the STM to Vendome Metro. This area is home to some treasured local businesses that add to the heritage of the neighbourhood. Such places include Cosmos Diner, Jeans Restaurant, and Chalet BBQ.
Mont Royal Park
Easily Montreal’s most famous park according to JustFly, Mont Royal Park is famous for its scenic lookouts over the city, it’s labyrinthine trail network, and the opportunity for great biking, jogging, and hiking. This park is also famous for being the home of Beaver Lake, which in the Winter turns into a massive skating rink at the very top Mont Royal, the Mountain that gave Montreal its name.