ⓘ Category:Parks in Montreal

Bois-de-lIle-Bizard Nature Park

Bois-de-lIle-Bizard Nature Park is a large park in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located on the island of Ile Bizard in the borough of LIle-Bizard–Sainte-Genevieve. This nature park is located in the east-central part of Ile Bizard. Almost all of the area is located in the interior of the island, linking the Lake of Two Mountains and the Riviere des Prairies. Pointe-aux-Carrieres is the largest of the three coastal locations. It is also at this point it is built the welcome centre of the regional park.

LAnse-à-lOrme Nature Park

LAnse-à-lOrme Nature Park is a large park in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located in the borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro. Senneville Road, opens onto a vast expanse of water, a widening of the Lake of Two Mountains, called lAnse à lOrme English: Elm Cove. The LAnse-à-lOrme Nature Park, which belongs to the city of Montreal, has an area of 220 hectares 540 acres. The park extends along the cove for about 1 kilometre 0.62 mi, on both sides of the mouth of the Riviere à lOrme English: Elm River. From the Lake of Two Mountains, the park area extends inland for an approximately 4 kilometres 2 ...

Marguerite Bourgeoys Park

Marguerite Bourgeoys Park is a park in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located in Pointe-Saint-Charles in the Southwest borough. It is bordered by Wellington Street to the west, du Parc Marguerite-Bourgeoys Street to the north and east, and des Filles du Roy Street to the south. The park was created in 1910 was initially named Monahan Park. It was renamed Marguerite Bourgeoys Park in 1922. The park is named for Marguerite Bourgeoys, the French founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame of Montreal in the colony of New France present-day Quebec. She has been declared a Saint by the Catholic ...

Pointe-aux-Prairies Nature Park

Pointe-aux-Prairies Nature Park is a large park in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located on the eastern tip of the Island of Montreal, near the Riviere des Prairies, in the borough of Riviere-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles. Covering an area of 261 hectares 640 acres, the park features marshes, fields and forests.

Rapides du Cheval Blanc

There are three locations in Quebec, Canada with the name "Rapides du Cheval Blanc". This article is on the rapids between the north side of the Island of Montreal, and the south side of Sainte-Dorothee, Laval. The Rapides du Cheval Blanc, or White Horse Rapids, flow between the Island of Montreal, Pierrefonds-Roxboro and Sainte-Dorothee, Laval on the Riviere des Prairies in Quebec. The name also refers to a protected woods, a public city park adjacent to the rapids, and to a fault line underneath the area. The rapids are visible at the public park. The name "Rapides du Cheval Blanc" is ap ...

Westmount Park

In 1892, the city of Westmount purchased 20 acres 8.1 ha of land for a park in order to preserve its rustic appearance. A few years later, the park was expanded its boundaries from Sherbrooke Street to Western Avenue today De Maisonneuve Boulevard. Since its expansion, it has occupied 26 acres 11 ha of land. In 1899, Quebecs first public library Victoria Hall was built in the park. In 1912, J. Howard Manning landscaped the park on behalf of the city. The parks design was inspired by the work of Frederick Law Olmsted, the landscape architect of Mount Royal. The park was designed around exis ...