It seems as though our province is filled with hikers nowadays. It's hard not to fall in love with the fabulous views that this hobby provides you with from spring to fall. And for those who aren't used to hiking, you can always start off with smaller mountains, which is why we've made a list of easy hikes near Montreal.\nHiking is truly a perfect thing to do with your friends on a beautiful sunny day, because not only is it inexpensive, but it also helps you stay active.\nAnd since the ones on this list are small hikes with a well-balanced level of difficulty, you'd be able to chat and gossip while you climb and see what nature has to offer.\nEditor's Choice: A List Of Lazy Rivers In Quebec You & You Friends Can Float Down This Summer\nExploring extraordinary views has never seemed so easy with these 12 hikes less than two hours from Montreal.\nAll you need to do now is get some hiking boots!\nMont Orford\nView this post on Instagram On vous l'a dit que c'était notre sentier préféré ? Découvrez le circuit Altitude au sommet du Mont Orford, votre montée en vaudra encore plus la peine 👌🏻 #montorford #orford #tourismecantonsdelest #tourismememphremagog #hiking #lesestries A post shared by Mont-Orford (@mont_orford) on Aug 24, 2018 at 10:51am PDT\nCost: Free\nAddress: 4380, Chemin du Parc Orford, Orford, QC\nWhy you have to go: The landscape is truly picturesque. At the top, you'll have a view of the Appalachians, as well as many lakes.\nPlus, you can bring a lunch and eat it on the picnic tables available up at the top.\nWebsite\nBelvédère De La Croix\nView this post on Instagram Enfin au sommet! 😁💪🌲#Kabania #wemadeit #hiking #mountain #hikingday #adventure #cross #jesusistheonlywaytoheaven #belvédèredelacroix #worthit #exercice #nature #freshair #mylungsarehappy #wind A post shared by Amélie G. (@ameliegg) on Sep 14, 2017 at 12:18pm PDT\nCost: $7\nAddress: 200, Chemin du Massif, Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci, QC\nWhy you have to go: For a little wander in the Regional Park of the Forêt Ouareau.\nThe 2.5-kilometre hike should take you between an hour and a half and two hours. For a fairly easy hike, the view is impressive.\nWebsite\nSentier Des Cascades\nCost: $4\nAddress: Route 161, Ham-Nord, QC\nWhy you have to go: A 1.5-kilometre trail on the banks of the Des Vases River that will take you to see magnificent waterfalls.\nWarning: the terrain isn't flat at all times, there's a bit of climbing between the rocks to do, but nothing too complicated.\nWebsite\nCalvary of Oka\nView this post on Instagram #calvairedoka A post shared by Le coq à l'érable (@lecoqalerable) on Sep 25, 2016 at 4:20pm PDT\nCost: $8.90\nAddress: 2020, rue Oka, Oka, QC\nWhy you have to go: Located in the Oka National Park, this hike is 4.4 kilometres of pure happiness.\nAt the top, you can check out the three chapels built in 1742. You can even bring your canine friend along for the ride.\nWebsite\nMont St-Hilaire\nView this post on Instagram La classique annuelle 🤷♀️ Mont Saint-Hilaire ⛰ #paindesucre #montsainthilaire #hiking #mountains #onlygoodvibes #quebec #outdoors #lachertel #viensjouerdehors #coupezmoilescheveuxquelqun A post shared by Maude Sicotte (@masic9) on Jul 1, 2020 at 1:30pm PDT\nCost: $8\nAddress: 422, rue des Moulins, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC\nWhy you have to go: This is the place for beginners. A 25-kilometre trail network and four peaks right next to Hertel Lake await you.\nYou'll be able to choose the easiest trail for you among several choices.\nWebsite\nMont Saint-Bruno\nView this post on Instagram Lumière d'août #course #trailrunning #montstbruno A post shared by Denis Filion (@denisfilion) on Aug 11, 2019 at 7:56am PDT\nCost: $8.90\nAddress: 330, Rang des 25 E., Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, QC\nWhy you have to go: Another easy classic where your debutante friends will have a lot of fun.\nLocated in Mont-Saint-Bruno National Park, the 27-kilometre network of trails goes around five lakes.\nSo, you have many choices and you can even take a short hike lasting an hour and a half.\nWebsite\nParc National De Plaisance\nView this post on Instagram #canada #quebec #plaisance #parcnationaldeplaisance #sepaq #reseausepaq #nature #natureshots #naturelovers #landscape #landscapephotography #landscape_lovers #paysage #explore #wander #wanderlust #notallwhowanderarelost #outdoors #dehors #letsgosomewhere #pleinair #hike #hiking #trek #trekking #randonnée A post shared by Stéphanie Grondin (@stephaniegrondin) on Sep 7, 2019 at 1:07pm PDT\nCost: $8.90\nAddress: 1001, Chemin des Presqu'îles, Plaisance, QC\nWhy you should go: Two beginner-level trails are offered here: the Sarcelle Marsh and the Suspension Bridge.\nPersonally, we recommend the first one, which is three kilometres long, just enough to get a little out of breath and see some beautiful things.\nWebsite\nParc National Des Îles-de-Boucherville\nView this post on Instagram This is life. 🦋🌸☀️🌿 #thisislife #hiking #nature #longwalk #parcnationaldesilesdeboucherville A post shared by ANNIE-CLAUDE (@aniiclaude) on Jun 9, 2019 at 12:54pm PDT\nCost: $8.90\nAddress: 55, Sainte-Marguerite Island, Boucherville, QC\nWhy you should go: Depending on the length of time, the number of kilometres you want to walk, and the landscape you want to explore, there are seven trails to choose from.\nThe fun part is that they're all easy, so you can do them all in one day, or you can go several times and never do the same one.\nWebsite\nParc National Du Mont-Tremblant\nView this post on Instagram Magnifique chute du diable au Parc national du Mont-Tremblant. #chutedudiable #parcmonttremblant #parcnationaldumonttremblant #cascade #parccanada #quebec #laurentides #canada #canada🇨🇦 A post shared by Book de Voyage (@bookdevoyage) on Jul 25, 2019 at 6:32pm PDT\nCost: $8.90\nAddress: 4456, Chemin du Lac-Supérieur, Mont-Tremblant, QC\nWhy you have to go: You will be able to contemplate the magnificent devil's waterfall during your 1.6-kilometre hike.\nThere are 23 trails, but ten are considered easy. So, the choice is yours!\nWebsite\nParc De La Gorge\nView this post on Instagram Quelques vues aériennes de notre parc, notre camping et de notre pont, le plus long pont suspendu en Amérique du Nord! 🌈🤩 #parcdelagorgedecoaticook #pontsuspendu #vuesaeriennes #valleedelacoaticook #cantonsdelest A post shared by Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook (@parcdelagorgedecoaticook) on Apr 30, 2020 at 10:56am PDT\nCost: $8\nAddress: 135, rue Michaud, Coaticook, QC\nWhy you have to go: This park is just beautiful. There are many trails available, but we recommend the 3.5-kilometre Gorge Trail.\nWebsite\nMont-Sourire\nView this post on Instagram De l’amour plein plein 💚🤍 A post shared by Kamy Brissette (@kamysole) on Jun 22, 2020 at 2:57pm PDT\nCost: Free\nAddress: 767, rue Ouareau N., Saint-Donat, QC\nWhy you have to go: An easy hike with an incredible view of a lake and several mountains, what more could you want?\nThe viewpoint is only two kilometres away and if you're comfortable, you can then choose to continue on your adventure.\nWebsite\nMont Saint-Grégoire\nView this post on Instagram Practice compassion A post shared by Francesco Mastrangelo (@crownofsparrows) on Jun 7, 2020 at 12:09pm PDT\nCost: $5.50\nAddress: 16, rue du Sous-Bois, Mont-Saint-Grégoire\nWhy you have to go: An easy and simple hike. When at the top, in good weather, you can even see other mountains in Montérégie or Vermont.\nWebsite\nThis article was originally published in French on Narcity Québec.\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.