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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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Great Outdoor Park

There is no entry fee but if you want parking on site, it is 7$. you can also find free parking on... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
thruthfull
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Nice nature within the city

Nice place to spend half day or a whole day, either pick nicking walking or some water activities... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert C
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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.​
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“small farm” (16 reviews)
“farm animals” (15 reviews)
“petting zoo” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
901, avenue du Parc, Laval, Quebec H7E 2T7, Canada
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+1 450-662-4942
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"small farm"
in 16 reviews
"farm animals"
in 15 reviews
"petting zoo"
in 14 reviews
"green house"
in 8 reviews
"great park"
in 7 reviews
"huge park"
in 6 reviews
"artificial lake"
in 5 reviews
"train ride"
in 5 reviews
"small fee"
in 6 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"cross country ski trails"
in 3 reviews
"walk around"
in 5 reviews
"old quarry"
in 2 reviews
"wedding photos"
in 2 reviews
"nice place to walk"
in 2 reviews
"north bound"
in 2 reviews
"central park"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There is no entry fee but if you want parking on site, it is 7$. you can also find free parking on street in the evening or weekend. The park is nice and big. You can enjoy a good walk. There is a farm with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to spend half day or a whole day, either pick nicking walking or some water activities. Ideal for young families as well

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought we good do kayaking but really everything is meant for families with young children. Really nice place to walk around and have a picnic. Lots of animals and animation for children.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a city park, so it cannot be compared to the national park in term of size. There is no hiking trail, but you can around the gardens within the park. We had an outing together with four families. There were plenty of place...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018 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
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

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..

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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

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Villedelavalqc, Responsable relations publiques at Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature), responded to this reviewResponded 12 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

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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
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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
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Reviewed 20 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
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ladalia33
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!
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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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Yu Xin Z
12 July 2017|
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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
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