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Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is closed to cyclists from July 23 to August 17 The South Shore Bike Link close at 11 p.m. on fireworks nights Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is closed to cyclists from July 23 to August 17
 

Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is closed to cyclists from July 23 to August 17

July 23 to August 17, 2018

Due to the mounting, the hosting and demounting of major events, Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is partially closed and the section that remains open is being turned into two‑way vehicular traffic. Cyclists can use the Route verte (Green Route) and the South Shore bike link will remain open.

The South Shore Bike Link close at 11 p.m. on fireworks nights

July 7 to August 8, 2018

The opening of the South Shore link will be extended to 11 p.m. on nights when the International des Feux Loto Québec is being held, making it easier for the public's traveling.

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.

Parc Jean-Drapeau
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

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

Car

Bike

Important Notices Plan your trip

Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is closed to cyclists from July 23 to August 17
July 23 to August 17, 2018
Due to the mounting, the hosting and demounting of major events, Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is partially closed and the section that remains open is being turned into two‑way vehicular traffic. Cyclists can use the Route verte (Green Route) and the South Shore bike link will remain open.
The South Shore Bike Link close at 11 p.m. on fireworks nights
July 7 to August 8, 2018
The opening of the South Shore link will be extended to 11 p.m. on nights when the International des Feux Loto Québec is being held, making it easier for the public's traveling.
Public consultation on the future of parc Jean-Drapeau

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