When's the last time you've spent a day on Mount Royal? You probably don't think there's much to do there other than driving up to the lookout, buying a popsicle and leaving 20 minutes later.
But it turns out there are a ton of summer activities taking place on Mount-Royal. So the next time you're not sure about what do on a beautiful spring day in Montreal, just pull out this list and all your problems will be solved.
There's a lot more to Mount-Royal that just Tam-Tams and LARPing.
Here's what's in store in May this year.
Mount-Royal Clean-Up – 25th Edition
Sunday May 1st
This event is the perfect opportunity for the public to contribute to the care and conservation of Mount Royal.
Walking Tour - Streams and River
Sunday May 8
Take a walk along the mountain following while getting all the historical, geographical and cultural info you ever knew about Montreal most famous landmark.
Walking Tour - Lake
Sunday May 15
This tour explores the Area stretching from Beaver lake to the Oratory.
Walking Tour - 3 Peaks
Sunday May 22
This tour takes you to the top of the all three peaks on the mountain.
Walking Tour - Views and Landscapes
Thursday May 5
Check out all the amazing views the mountain has to offer.
Walking Tour - Plant Life
Thursday May 12
Follow a biologist on a discovery of Mont-Royal’s forest floor flowers.
Mount-Royal's Lost Villas
Thursday May 19
Did you know that Mount Royal was surrounded by large rural villas? Discover the history of these iconic homes.
Walking Tour: Points Of Vue
Thursday May 26
A wonderful succession of Mount-Royal's most spectacular vistas.
Weekends Around Beaver Lake
Saturday May 21
Cinema in the park, Special interpretation kiosk, a walking tour and cinema in the park
Sunday May 22
Take part in the "Draw me a mountain" exhibition.
Mount Royal Park’s 140th Anniversary
Saturday May 28 / Sunday May 29
Mini yatchs, a regatta, special games and a folk dance event, puppet shows and nature walks.