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Centre de la Nature Mont Saint-Hilaire

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Well signed, extensive trail network

Hiked here in beautiful Autumn foliage. Lots of other hikers out even on a Thursday afternoon... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
dbaaronson
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Asheville, North Carolina
Easy hiking with great view - Sommet Dieppe

We love that hiking. Only deception was the colors fall did not start yet! Only the last part is... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
canreachme
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Montreal, Canada
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422 chemin des Moulins, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec J3G 4S6, Canada
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

Hiked here in beautiful Autumn foliage. Lots of other hikers out even on a Thursday afternoon. Views from Burned Hill aren't much to write about but Pain de Sucre has fabulous views over the Richelieu valley and to Montreal.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dbaaronson
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We love that hiking. Only deception was the colors fall did not start yet! Only the last part is rocky and little more difficult but totally worth it! I live in the province and often discarded since the mountain is not that high (Dieppe is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We are in our mid-forties. We very much enjoyed our first hike... Rocky Blue was steep at times, rocky for sure, but a lot of fun. Definitely got the heart pumping. The view was worth it, as well as the sense of accomplishment. The return...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

My daughter and I decided to go hiking on a day that was not too hot in July 2018. We discover a place that is sublime. The path are very well indicated, the view on the mountains is beautiful (we climbed to two peaks). We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

We followed the yellow color hiking trail. I believed half of the trail was quite steep. However, our two kids (aged 6 and 8) were still able to complete it and reached the top. The view was wonderful. We even saw an eagle passing by....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Tip #1 -BEWARE-NO DOGS ALLOWED. I am surprised this is not made clear on the website, by reviewers, no clear obvious, signs on site, or when you pay to get in. This is something that can ruin your day if you arrive with your pets...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This park has been recognized by the World Heritage as a fine example of les Collines montérégiennes. Just a nice place to walk in the woods, or climb to the top of the Pain de sucre, the highest summit. You can have a picnic or...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

For only 7$/person, you can do hours of hiking through nearly 10 paths. You can bring your own pic-nic, the view through out the paths and on top of the mountain is so beautiful. Great outdoor activity for everyone, even if you're not a huge...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Aude R
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

30km from Montreal is the majestic Mont St-Hilaire located in Belœil on the Richelieu River. Nice hike with well marked groomed trails. We did the 90 minute hike up the Pain de sucre (Sugarloaf). The canopy cover protected us from the sun on the way...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank EricPerlinger1
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Ok, so the views aren't very spectacular (parking lots, highways, malls...unless you turn around to look at the forests behind you. However, it's around 45 minutes from Montreal (by car). The drive via the Jacques Cartier bridge and on highway 16 and through Beloeil is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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BettyG136
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Response from MarPelletier | Reviewed this property |
At this time of year ( autumn ) no but just before you get to park entrance you can park on people's lawn for 5$ - not that bad ;)
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