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Things to do at the Parc

Parc Jean-Drapeau is a vast urban park that has more than 260 hectares of space, extending over Îles Sainte-Hélène and Notre-Dame. With more than 25 kilometres of roads, trails and cycling paths, the best way to discover and travel around the Parc is, undoubtedly, by bike.

For people who don't have a bike or don't want to be burdened by having to bring their bike to take part in an activity or attend an event, there's a great solution: the BIXI bike rental system.

There are many BIXI stations set up during the summer season, so it's easy for someone to leave their bike once they get to the Parc or set out on an adventure after making the trip to the Parc on the subway.

Stations at Parc Jean-Drapeau

Here is the location of the various BIXI stations at Parc Jean-Drapeau. It is recommended that you check the website or the BIXI app to find out about the availability of places and bikes before you come to the Parc.


Île Sainte-Hélène

Jean-Drapeau subway station

The BIXI station is located at the exit of the Jean-Drapeau subway station, near the Information Center.

River shuttle

The BIXI station is located near the dock of the river shuttle and the playgrounds (plaine des Jeux).

La Ronde

The BIXI station is located near the main entrance of the amusement park.


Île Notre-Dame

Olympic Basin and Athletes' Quarters

The BIXI station is located at the end of the P2 parking lot, near the docks of the Olympic Basin and the entrance to the Athletes' Quarters.

Jean-Doré Beach

The BIXI station is located at the northern entrance of the Jean-Doré Beach, close to the Pavillon des activités nautiques.

Casino de Montréal

The BIXI station is located on the side of the Casino de Montréal which faces the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve and the Olympic Basin.

Customer Service

To obtain more details or for any request for information, do not hesitate to contact the BIXI staff.

Mobility

Vélo Québec

Download a detailed map of Greater Montreal in PDF format and make your travels easier.

Route verte

Consult the interactive map of the Route Verte to familiarize yourself with the network of bike paths in Québec.

Trans Canada Trail

Discover the interactive map of the Trans Canada Trail and set off on an adventure on the longest cycling network in the world.


Getting to au Parc Jean-Drapeau

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

Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station 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!

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.

STM shuttle

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

  • 767 (summer season only)
  • 768 (summer season only)
  • 777 (every day of the year)
    • Jean-Drapeau Subway Station
    • Casino de Montréal
    • Since June 19, 2023, the 777 bus line is extended to downtown Montreal.

To find out about STM shuttle routes and schedules, click here.

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.

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: P2, P4, P5, P7, P9, P10, P11, P13, P15

Taxibus service

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

Schedule

September 3 to June 23
Monday to Sunday 6:30 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.
  • The service is not offered on statutory holidays

Find out more about how it works and the STM transport fare accepted in taxibus service.

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