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This Nature Park Has Some Of The Most Spectacular Lakeside Lookout Points In Montreal

Boardwalk bliss.
Associate Editor
Montreal's Bois-de-l'Île-Bizard Has Amazing Lakeside Lookouts

You don't need to travel far to get amazing lakeside views. Parc-nature du Bois-de-l'Île-Bizard has some of the best boardwalk lookout points in Montreal.

Located in the Île-Bizard—Sainte-Geneviève borough of Montreal, Bois-de-l'Île-Bizard features trails, footbridges and structures that highlight the beautiful, star-shaped Lake of Two Mountains (Lac des Deux Montagnes).

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Note that the large footbridge and petit butor lookout point are closed for renovations but, according to an announcement from the City of Montreal, they will soon be replaced.  

In addition to the lake, the park contains marshes and wetlands as well as maple and cedar forests. It is home to frogs, turtles, ducks, muskrats and beavers. 

In the summer, you can typically hike, swim, birdwatch, bike, canoe, kayak, paddleboard, picnic and more. But some of the usual facilities and activities are currently closed due to COVID-19.

Parc-nature du Bois-de-L'Île-Bizard

Price: Access is free but parking costs $9.50 per day or $7.50 for two hours

When: Every day from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Address: 2115, chemin du Bord-du-Lac, Montreal, Quebec

Why You Need To Go: Feel like you're inside a postcard — both for the 'gram and for the fresh air! 

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.

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