One of the best parts about living in a city like Montreal is that you can be surrounded by nature, without ever leaving the city. With the sun blazing down on our city, it seems as though each of us is searching for a place to hangout outdoors. And, as we all know, Summer 2020 is all about picnics in Montreal parks.

But the problem with spending your days outside is that the heat can often become overwhelming, which makes us all search for either a body of water to swim in or a park with a lot of shade. 

So, we took it upon ourselves to let you know which parks in the city have the shadiest trees.

This summer may not have started as we expected but that doesn't mean that we can't have some fun, in the shady sun.

Fortunately, Montreal is swimming in parks that are full of nature and trees that make them the ideal chilling spots all year round, but especially during the summer. 

So, go ahead and enjoy the heat while hiding from the blazing sun at one of these eight parks.

 

Beaver Lake

Address: 2000, Chemin Remembrance, Montreal, QC

From shaded areas to waterfront spots, Beaver Lake is a great spot to hang during the summer months. 

Parc Des Rapides

Address: Boulevard LaSalle, Montreal, QC

This spot has a ton of natural beauty that will make for the most picturesque day in the shade you have ever spent. And, as a bonus, you're right near the water so you get hit with a little breeze. 

Parc La Fontaine

Address: 3819, ave. Calixa-Lavallée, Montreal, QC 

With so many trees and so much space, Parc La Fontaine is hands down one of the best spots in the city. 

Parc Jarry

Address: 285, rue Gary-Carter, Montreal, QC

From the abundance of trees to the amount of space, Jarry Park has everything you need and more when it comes to a chilling spot. 

Bois De Liesse Nature Park

Address: 9432, blvd. Gouin O., Pierrefonds, QC

This large and beautiful park has a ton of natural beauty. Although it may be a bit far for some people, it's worth the commute. 

Parc René Lévesque

Address: 398, Chemin du Canal, Lachine, QC

From the water views to the abundance of trees, this park has everything you'll ever need for a day of fun in the shady sun.

Parc Angrignon

Address: 3400, blvd. Trinitaires, Montreal, QC

This stunning park will give you the illusion of being on the set of a romantic movie.

Parc-nature de la Pointe-aux-Prairies

 

Address: Chalet d'accueil Héritage, Montreal, QC 

From forests to fields, there's a ton of shade to be found at this location. 

Enjoy hiding from the sun!

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