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Île Sainte-Hélène's multiuse trails

Getting to the Parc

A wealth of laid-out trails run along île Sainte-Hélène, providing a link-up to the various access routes to the facilities, installations and services at Parc Jean-Drapeau.

A lot of cyclists already use the most visible trail along Chemin Macdonald, which serves as a link between the Jacques-Cartier and Concorde Bridges so cyclists can get to the Bike Link and Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.

But even more than that, the trails’ extended network allows visitors to easily get around to every part of the island, safely and efficiently. This means you can ride your bike on the natural trails of Mont Boullé and explore the riverside walkway for a look at the gorgeous views of downtown Montréal and the Saint Lawrence River, take a peaceful stroll on Espace 67, and do all sorts of other activities.

Winter bike path

To promote active mobility, the Société du parc Jean-Drapeau will be providing a winter bike path between the Jacques-Cartier and Concorde Bridges. This winter layout, which goes through a combination of all-purpose and vehicular routes, will have snow removal on a regular basis.


Follow the guide!

Blue signage, with the depiction of a bike and snowflakes, indicate the route to follow.

Map of the winter cycling route 1 MB
(French only)

Schedule

Sunday, May 19, 2024

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Rates

Free

Learn more

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

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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 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, P13, P15

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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
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    shuttle
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  • Bike
  • Walking
  • Parking
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    service