Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve: partially open on October 16-17, 2019 Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve: partially open on October 16-17, 2019

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve: partially open on October 16-17, 2019

October 16-17, 2019

Due to the Montréal's RSEQ cross-country, Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will be open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on October 16-17. The Circuit will be closed to all traffic between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Motorists will be able to get to the Pavillon du Canada and Pavillon de la Jamaïque by using the special entry way accessible from the Concorde Bridge. The South Shore Bike Link will remain open.

Plan your trip and avoid unpleasant surprises by consulting often the important notices or the schedule of activities and events that are of interest to you.

A Trail Through the Islands

Parc Jean-Drapeau invites you to discover its rich culture through this pedestrian path which has been laid out right into the ground. Travel along Sainte-Hélène and Notre-Dame islands and admire the magnificent works of art, the heritage buildings and iconic places.

The treks, which last about two and a half hours, will enable you to get a first-hand look at the many features which make Parc Jean-Drapeau a historic gem in the City of Montréal. You will be immersed in a variety of attractive settings and diverse decors, including gardens, sculptures and unique buildings.

  • A 10-km route
  • More than 50 points of interest


All year 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Please note there will be no snow removal on the trails during the winter months. Since these are permanent trails, they will be visible and accessible during the winter season, providing the temperatures are mild and there are no major snowfalls.



Get the brochure

To make the most of your experience on the site, please get the brochure, which has a wealth of information about the points of interest and a map of the Parc with a layout of the trails.

It's available at the following places:

You can also download it in a PDF format:

A Trail Through the Islands (French only) Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 2 MB

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A Trail Through the Islands is a pilot project in event signage developed in collaboration with Intégral Jean Beaudoin, the design studio.

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Getting to Espace 67

Jean-Drapeau Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. To get to the Parc easily and quickly, the subway is still the best way to go!

Subway schedule
STM promotions

River shuttle

During the summer season, Parc Jean-Drapeau visitors can use the river shuttle as a means of transportation, from the Vieux-Port de Montréal (Jacques-Cartier pier) and the city of Longueuil.

Users can also bring along their bikes and they have access to a network of cycling paths at each stop.

Schedule and rates
Location of the landing spot at the Parc

STM shuttle

Two STM shuttles provide a connection between the Jean-Drapeau subway station and various attractions.

767: During the summer season, the 767 shuttle stops at Jean-Doré Beach and the La Ronde amusement park.

777: Every day of the year, the 777 shuttle provides fast access to the Casino de Montréal.

Routes and schedules

Bike / BIXI

Parc Jean-Drapeau is part of the Trans Canada Trail and the Route verte and is one of the few places where you can cross the Saint Lawrence River on your bike.

From Montréal: take the Lachine Canal bike path, near the Vieux-Port de Montréal, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge cycling path.

From the South Shore: take the South Shore Bike Link, between Saint-Lambert and Parc Jean-Drapeau, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge cycling path.

BIXI : there are many BIXI stations at the Parc during the summer season.


People can enjoy many of the cycling paths to get to or pass through the Parc Jean-Drapeau, either running or walking.

With more than 25 kilometres of trails and pathways, the Parc is a pleasant spot for hiking, all year round.


Motorists can get to Parc Jean-Drapeau by taking the Jacques Cartier Bridge or the Concorde Bridge (Bonaventure Autoroute, Pierre-Dupuy exit).

Nearby parking areas:
P9, P10, P11

Rates and other parking areas

  • Subway Station
  • River shuttle
  • STM shuttle
  • Bike / BIXI
  • Walking
  • Parking

For more details, visit Getting to the Parc.