It's going to be 24 degrees in Montreal on Saturday, and since the weather is pretty much all that's going well for us during this stretch of the pandemic, we might as well get outside and breathe in that fresh smell of spring

Nature trails in and around Montreal are the perfect places to do just that!

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Lachine Canal

Area: Le Sud-Ouest

Why You Need To Go: It's popular for a reason! A paved pathway with lots of visual stimulation — from people watching to plants to Atwater Market to the canal itself.

L'Anse-à-l'Orme Nature Park

Address: 21335, boul. Gouin Ouest, Pierrefonds, QC

Why You Need To Go: Gorgeous views of the Lake of Two Mountains and Oka area. Currently, only the northwest portion of the park is open.

Summit Woods 

Address: 36, rue Summit Circle, Westmount, QC

Why You Need To Go: Known for its bird and wildflower sanctuary, this is the perfect trail for a taste of spring.

Bois-de-Liesse Nature Park

Address: 3555, rue Douglas-B.-Floreani, Saint-Laurent, QC

Why You Need To Go: This century-old forest of black maples is carpeted with wildflowers in the springtime.

Ruisseau-De Montigny Nature Park

Address: Boulevard Louis-H. La Fontaine, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: For chasin' waterfalls!

Visitation Nature Park

Address: 2425, boul. Gouin E., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: Scenic views and bird watching.

Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.