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Abundance of snow: closure of the South Shore Bike Link Two-way traffic on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve Traffic tie-ups on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve Abundance of snow: closure of the South Shore Bike Link
 

Abundance of snow: closure of the South Shore Bike Link

November 17-22, 2018

Due to the abundance of snow on the Route-Verte, the South Shore Bike Link is closed and will reopen on Friday morning. The bike link between the South Shore (Saint-Lambert) and Parc Jean-Drapeau will be closed from December 1, 2018 to April 15, 2019.

Two-way traffic on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

November 17, 2018 to April 15, 2019

The portion between the Cosmos bridge and the Pavillon du Canada is two-way for motorists. The bike path of the circuit is not maintained during winter season. Please use caution and share the road.

Traffic tie-ups on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

November 17, 2018 to April 1st, 2019

Due to construction work, all users of Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in the Paddocks and Jean-Doré Beach sector, can expect possible traffic tie-ups.

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

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

Important Notices Plan your trip

Abundance of snow: closure of the South Shore Bike Link

November 17-22, 2018

Due to the abundance of snow on the Route-Verte, the South Shore Bike Link is closed and will reopen on Friday morning. The bike link between the South Shore (Saint-Lambert) and Parc Jean-Drapeau will be closed from December 1, 2018 to April 15, 2019.

Further information

Two-way traffic on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

November 17, 2018 to April 15, 2019

The portion between the Cosmos bridge and the Pavillon du Canada is two-way for motorists. The bike path of the circuit is not maintained during winter season. Please use caution and share the road.

Further information

Traffic tie-ups on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

November 17, 2018 to April 1st, 2019

Due to construction work, all users of Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in the Paddocks and Jean-Doré Beach sector, can expect possible traffic tie-ups.

Public consultation on the future of parc Jean-Drapeau

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