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Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature)

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Nature within the city

If you're looking for a quiet walk, spending half a day outside, or having an outdoor barbecue in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Laval, Canada
Nice park to visit

Been there a few times with my niece and nephew. Nice park to walk, play, canoe, see the animals... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Geo G
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“small farm”(15 reviews)
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With an area of 50 hectares, the Centre de la nature is one of the most remarkable urban parks of the Greater Montreal area. The park offers a myriad of attractions, outdoor activities and cultural events throughout the year.​
901, avenue du Parc, Laval, Quebec H7E 2T7, Canada
+1 450-662-4942
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I've been a few time and it's always pretty clean but most of the structures were under construction. They're going to be a 4* attraction soon.

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for a quiet walk, spending half a day outside, or having an outdoor barbecue in a beautiful surrounding head for Le Centre de la Nature. Enjoy the water, animals, flowers. Perfect for young families where the kids can enjoy playing, canoe etc..

Thank robertcO4641GJ
Reviewed 5 June 2018

After looking at photos we thought that we were at the Center of Nature- really a kids park. Nothing for adults to do- did have water and walking trails- nothing exciting- saw goats, pigs, horses fun to talk to brother in law about that because...More

1  Thank SaraJets
Villedelavalqc, Responsable relations publiques at Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature), responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Hello, We are sorry to hear that your visit did not live up to your expectations. As our summer schedule has not yet started for the season, activities at the park are indeed limited (access to the mini farm, game modules, etc.). But we do...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018

Been there a few times with my niece and nephew. Nice park to walk, play, canoe, see the animals and have a bite or a picnic. The grounds are well kept, good play area and even had fun in the winter tobogganing. Worth a visit.

1  Thank Geo G
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Our daughter loves the Centre de la Nature. She enjoys going to the farm and to the amazingly renovated park. We go a few times a year. Only thing missing is a good place to eat...!

Thank marieevedg
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Located in St Vincent de Paul, Laval, this park is an excellent choice for outdoor activities any time of the year. Entrance is free, but parking costs $7.00. Winter activities include: sliding, skating, intro to skiing and snowboarding (5-8 yr olds), 5 km of cross-country...More

2  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 8 March 2018

In this park you can have a nice summer barbecue, see some beautiful gardens with colorful flowers or spend the day at the pool. During summer time we go at least once a month. Some people play soccer on a wide field there; some people...More

Thank NN-Antonio
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

It is a nice place to relax and the kids and play and enjoy the outdoors. Only issue is at times it is extremely crouded and people are not always respectful of other people

Thank Ma C
Reviewed 23 January 2018

great place to bring children for a picnic, you can rent a boat or kayak and visit the animal farm. In the winter you can skate on the frozen pond or slide on the hill.

Thank Carole L
Reviewed 7 December 2017

There is lots to do for the kids and adults. A petting zoo, gardens, a small lake, a snack bar, trails to walk or jog through, a large open field to play. Sometimes they have large events and concerts and there is a large outdoor...More

Thank bill0021
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28 August 2017|
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Response from Audrey C | Reviewed this property |
Hi The park is open all year round - every single day...go on their website to check special events and activities throughout the year! hope this helps!
Terri B
18 July 2017|
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Response from Villedelavalqc | Property representative |
Hi, It is free for Avantages Laval cardholders. The Avantages Laval card is free for the Laval residents. For other visitors, here are the fees: From June 18 to August 31, 2017:​ $7/car From September 1st, 2017 to June... More
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Response from Tommy N | Reviewed this property |
Yes , It's opened 24/7 . You could get a free parking along the small street next to the Centres de la Nature but have to walk a bit Tommy