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Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve: partially open on September 20-22, 2019 Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve: partially open on September 20-22, 2019
 

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve: partially open on September 20-22, 2019

September 20-22, 2019

Due to the Pokéman GO Safari Zone, Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will be open from 6 a.m to 9 a.m and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on September 20, 21 and 22. The Circuit will be closed to all traffic between 9 a.m. and 7 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.

Getting to the Parc

Getting to the Parc

Jean-Drapeau Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located right in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. For fast and easy access to the Parc, the subway is the best way to go!

Subway schedule

Shuttle service from the subway station:

  • 777 Casino
  • 767 La Ronde / La Plage (free, summer season only)

Routes and schedules on the STM website

STM Promotions

The Family Outings program of the STM allows up to five children aged 6 to 11 to ride public transit for free during certain periods when accompanied by an adult with a valid fare.

Moreover, public transit is always free for children 5 years old or under when accompanied by an adult.

Bike

From Montreal:

  • Bike path on Jacques-Cartier Bridge.
  • Lachine Canal bike path near the Old Port of Montréal. (Follow directions for Cité du Havre, then for Parc Jean-Drapeau.)

From the South Shore:

  • South Shore Bike Link between Saint-Lambert and Parc Jean-Drapeau.
  • Cycling path on Jacques-Cartier Bridge.

BIXI

Several stations are installed at Parc Jean-Drapeau during the summer season. Consult the map.

Car

If you are coming by car, you can reach the Park using:

  • Jacques-Cartier Bridge
  • Concorde Bridge (Bonaventure Expressway, Pierre-Dupuy exit)

Parking

Many parking areas are available around the Parc and close to events and attractions venues.

Rates and parking areas

River shuttle

During the summer season, Parc Jean-Drapeau visitors can take the river shuttle as an original means of transportation from Montreal's Old Port(Jacques-Cartier Pier).

Passengers can bring along their bikes since they have access to cycling paths at each stop.

Schedules and rates

Directions

Maps: events and activities

Visit the specific event or activity page in the " Things to do at the Parc " section to know its exact location in the Parc.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a speed limit at Parc Jean-Drapeau?
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Yes, the speed limit throughout Parc Jean-Drapeau is 30 km/h, even on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.

Is it possible to ride a motorcycle in the Parc?
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In compliance with the City of Montréal by-law, motorcycle traffic is prohibited at all times on all Île Notre-Dame roadways.

However, it is permitted on Île Sainte-Hélène, from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., if the entry and exit is done by the Jacques-Cartier Bridge.

Getting to Île Notre-Dame

Select your destination

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.

Walking

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.

Parking

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

Rates and parking areas

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

For more details, visit Getting to the Parc.

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