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Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature)

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901, avenue du Parc, Laval, Quebec H7E 2T7, Canada
+1 450-662-4942
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Nice park right in Laval

Nice park right in Laval. Excellent for family outings or attending major events with friends. Easy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
I went with family for picknik

It is a family park with all kinds of children games there are tables for taking lunch also a small... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chantal W
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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.​
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“farm animals” (15 reviews)
“small farm” (15 reviews)
“petting zoo” (14 reviews)
901, avenue du Parc, Laval, Quebec H7E 2T7, Canada
+1 450-662-4942
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice park right in Laval. Excellent for family outings or attending major events with friends. Easy to access.

Thank Fredhu007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a family park with all kinds of children games there are tables for taking lunch also a small farm with many animals horses caw etc... also they organize special family day where we can catch fish

Thank Chantal W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Centre de la nature is a nice park with a lot of flowers, especially in August, a small calm pond with ducks, another small pond with canoes (fit for starters), a section with small houses that kids will love, a small zoo and playground. Really...More

Thank Ninadev
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to walk around Very peaceful and clean. Went with my boyfriend spent a nice day. A lot of walking and beautiful nature. Go in the winter to skate on the lake to. In the summer there are animals for the kids

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

You can take a nice walk in the park and spend a nice day! Kids will love the farm animals that are there. The nature centre holds a lot of events year round, just check the website to take advantage of it !

Thank Stefano F
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Awesome place to spend the day with your family. there is a mini zoo, a pool, a huge park. It's fun at any time of year. In the winter you can skate, toboggan. there is a huge ice sculpture that you can play in. You...More

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Nice large pound to walk around or to canoo. A farm with animals that children can pet. Play ground for kids and a green house interesting.

Thank michel t
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Beautiful place to spend a day with the family. You will find a little lake were you can enjoy a kayak our Canoe ride. There is a small farm where your children can learn about farm animals and not so wild animals. Renouned place for...More

Thank François L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a great place to visit in all seasons, there are multiple walking paths, picnic areas, plants, trees and flowers, as well as a pond in which you can rent canoes, pedal boats, or just sit and enjoy. There is a big park for...More

Thank CR_TA
Villedelavalqc, Responsable relations publiques at Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature), responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hi, thank you for this great review! Access to the park is free for everyone, not just for Laval residents. :) The parking is also free for Avantages Laval cardholders, only $7 for other visitors. Free parking is also available on the streets in the...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Most parks are nice but this one is one of the nicest and largest. Skateboard practice ground, mini botanical garden, fireworks sometimes, food and much more.

1  Thank Fouadanbari
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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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12 July 2017|
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Response from Grace-Aguiar | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open all years long, great place to spend a day.
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