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Spanning two islands in the middle of the St. Lawrence River, the Parc Jean-Drapeau is home to a multitude of facilities and recreational opportunities.
This green oasis is a haven for sports, recreation, nature and culture. A network of multi-disciplinary trails–25 km (15 miles) of which are cycling paths–wind through a lush natural setting accentuated throughout by valuable public artworks and open up to magnificent panoramas of the river and the adjacent downtown skyline. Come summer, the park offers a beach, three heated outdoor pools, La Ronde amusement park, two museums and a casino. This exceptional location hosts a variety of festivals and events all year long.
Daily, 6 a.m. to 0 a.m.
Parc Jean-Drapeau's bike link between the south shore (Saint-Lambert) and Montréal is open from mid-April to mid-November (6 a.m. to 10 p.m.). *Closed from May 31 to June 12, 2019, due to the Grand Prix du Canada.