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Fat bike

Things to do at the Parc Winter activities

Winter biking is an activity that is quickly gaining in popularity among hardy outdoor enthusiasts. Come and tackle the Parc Jean-Drapeau trails riding these bikes with their oversized tires, which allow you to get traction and maintain control on several types of surfaces, including snow-covered ones.

For beginners, a winter-biking loop for newcomers to the sport is located near the rental centre. Once you get comfortable you can set out on a trip to discover the many attributes of Parc Jean-Drapeau!

Explore the many attractions this vast natural area has to offer as you wend along the marked trails of the amphitheatre, the lower contour, or stroll on the central walkway. You will be awed by the uninterrupted views of the winter landscape and captivated by the soothing tranquility of the wooded areas, where every nook has its special charm.

This winter biking outing promises to be an immersive experience amid nature, ideal for thrill-seekers and winter landscape lovers.

Map

Download the map to make the most of your visit at the parc Jean-Drapeau during your winter activities.

Map of winter facilities 1 MB
(French only)

Schedule

Sunday, May 19, 2024

Closed

The Fat bike trail is closed for the rest of the season. See you next year!

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  • Closed

The last departure will be at sunset as there is no lighting in several segments of the proposed route. The end time displayed on the calendar is a monthly average provided by Environment Canada.

Trails condition

The Fat bike trail is not maintained mechanically.

Closed
Condition Poor

Updated on March 10, 2024 at 10:11 a.m.

Rates

Free

Services

Equipment rental

Our partner Patin Patin offers a wide range of products and accessories for most of the activities taking place at the Parc.

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Restaurants

Hot chocolate, coffee, snacks and meals are offered at the Ste-Hélène Bistro-Terrasse. At the beginning of March, a special sugar shack menu will also be available to add a sweet touch to your visit.

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Warming Refuge

This year, several warming areas located near the activities will be accessible every day:

  • Tent near the ice rinks: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Le Ste-Hélène Bistro-Terrasse: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Outdoor fire pit of the picnic shelter: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Playground's chalet: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Pavillon de la Tunisie: 6 a.m. to 20 p.m.

The Aquatic Complex will also be accessible on weekends and public holidays.

Restrooms

Toilets, which are located nearby, are accessible at all times.

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Information Center

The Parc's staff will be at the information centre during the winter season to answer all your questions.

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Learn more

To obtain more details regarding the activity, available services or for any request for information, do not hesitate to contact our staff.

150 ans du Parc

This year, Parc Jean-Drapeau is celebrating 150 years of spectacularly human history!

To celebrate this historic moment, the Parc is getting ready to unfurl a festive and diverse program to reflect our rich, exciting history. To everyone's delight, a series of special events and activities will be offered throughout the year, all in an unparalleled setting!

Mobility

Getting to Fat bike trail

To make it easier to get around, here is the exact location of the Fat bike trail at Parc Jean-Drapeau posted on Google Maps.

Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station on the Line 4 — Yellow is located on Île Sainte-Hélène, in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. To get to the Parc easily and quickly, the subway is still the best way to go!

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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.

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STM shuttle

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

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Bike

The Parc is one of the few places where you can cross the Saint Lawrence River on your bike: simply take the bike paths of the Jacques Cartier Bridge, the Concorde Bridge or the Bike link.

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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.

Nearby parking areas: P9, P10

Rates and parking areas

Taxibus service

You can reserve a taxi for your travels at the Parc by using a valid STM transport fare.

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  • Subway
    Station
  • STM
    shuttle
  • River
    shuttle
  • Bike
  • Walking
  • Parking
  • Taxibus
    service