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Parc De La Riviere Des Mille

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Nice day on the river

We rented a double kayak and spent the day on the river. Lots of places to stop and rest or eat... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
DDBeans
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Gatineau, Canada
Easy stroll for children under 7

We had difficulties finding parking at Parc de la Riviere des Mille where the kayak rental is. We... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
MamaSweetTooth
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Dania Beach, Florida
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The Parc de la Rivière-des-Mille-Îles is the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors. This unique natural attraction is the most important preserved wildlife sanctuary in the Montreal region. What can be more exciting than observing animals in their...more
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345 Boulevard | Sainte-Rose, Laval, Quebec H7L 1M7, Canada
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Today was my first visit to this beautiful area. Our group of ladies reserved to take a 2 hour boat tour on the Héron Bleu. A deck boat that holds approx 44 people. We were warmly greeted by captain Benoit and our exceptional botanist guide...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

This park is a unique natural attraction in Laval it is an important birds and wildlife Sanctuary. Some islands are to be saved and preserved for their biodiversity, and the Quebec government agrees. There is a new center that just opened unfortunately on our last...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

We rented a double kayak and spent the day on the river. Lots of places to stop and rest or eat. Staff is very helpful and nice. Prices are a little bit high however the parking is free. Overall, it is worth it.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

They have just finished with an interpretive centre and it looks quite nice, unfortunately too many Day Camp kids running around. The park itself is not too bad, except that the area around the canoe/kayak rentals needs work, and it is quite worn from the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

We saw pictures and it looked absolutely beautiful. When we got there we noticed a muddy dump--nothing to see. No views of nature- brief glimpse of the lake. Total waste of time.More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Parc1000iles, Responsable des relations publiques at Parc De La Riviere Des Mille, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Hi, the activities of the Park take place essentially on the river, we have an important boat rental center such as kayak, canoe, rowboat, pedal boat and the paddleboard. You can discover a fascinating biodiversity through islands. Photos available on our page are the proof....More

Reviewed 7 May 2018

The park website should advise it. Just bulldozers, gates, any sign of information. Everything closed and messy.More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Parc1000iles, Responsable des relations publiques at Parc De La Riviere Des Mille, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

We are sorry that you are badly informed as for our building work. By that time, the park was not opened yet and we assure you that since your visit the site largely improved. The outer works are ended and the beauty of the Park...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017

We had difficulties finding parking at Parc de la Riviere des Mille where the kayak rental is. We ended up at Parc de la Fabrique Sainte-rose (I think the signage called this the winter park). There were lots of spots and parking was free. (Mind...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MamaSweetTooth
Fabienne D, Responsable des communications at Parc De La Riviere Des Mille, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hi Elaine, Thank you for your comment. This summer the parking is a little bit more difficult to find near the Park due to the construction. We will have a brand new welcoming pavilion with a interpretation center on spring 2018 and many free parking...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The first time we went the kayaks were all taken so we did the canoe which was all right. The second time we took a kayak and it was a fantastic day. I would suggest renting it for the day and bringing a lunch and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

After reading the description of this park, we traveled there thinking it would be a nice way to spend the day. We literally walked the trails we could find in about 10 minutes and even the person stationed at the entrance to direct traffic (due...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Fabienne D, Responsable des communications at Parc De La Riviere Des Mille, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hi Barjah, Thank you for your comment. Due to the construction the trail that connect the berge du Garrot and the berge des Baigneurs (4,8 km) is more difficult to access this summer. The other trails (8 km total) are on the different islands. You...More

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We took our dog here for a nice winter walk along the river ! Parking is free . Ice fishing takes place on the river here. There is also a skating rink and a cool ice structure for kids to play in.More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Fabienne D, Responsable des communications at Parc De La Riviere Des Mille, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Hi, Thank you for your comment. We also have three hiking trails for walking, skiing and snowshoeing (on the river and the islands) 12 km. You can also rent skates and snowshoes on the site for free. I hope you will enjoy your walk with...More

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Artis2017
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Bonjour, Malheureusement, il est interdit d'amener un barbecue sur le site. Vous pouvez toutefois amener un repas froid et dîner sur les tables de pique-nique avec les jolis parasols. Merci et bonne journée, Fabienne
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Hi Claudette, The park is a magical place during the winter (frozen space, snow, islands, tree without leaves). However, it may be difficult to move without damaging the wedding dress. The weekend of 31 January and 1... More
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