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Summit Woods and Summit Lookout

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Address: Summit Circle, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Peaceful & Picturesque

I didn't realize there was an alternative to Mont Royal park for scenic views of Montreal. Summit Park offers a wonderful, peaceful option. There's ample street parking next to... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2015
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Newmarket, Canada
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Mississauga, Canada
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

A great place for a drive after dark. You can enjoy the view right from the car. Free and and no hiking involved!

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Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't suggest that to tourists. We did it on our way down from the chalet but we probably shouldn't have. It is an ok walk and view, surrounded by million (s) dollars houses. Nice for a Sunday walk with the dog...

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New England
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Nice little hike to summit. Very enjoyable for families with small children. Beautiful views and history with the lodge at summit welcoming to guests. The snack bar about 1/4 mile down from summit serves great ham and Brie paninis. Important! Wear shoes comfortable for walking as you'll walk a mile no matter what you do up there. There are multiple... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

I didn't realize there was an alternative to Mont Royal park for scenic views of Montreal. Summit Park offers a wonderful, peaceful option. There's ample street parking next to the lookout and it seems to be one of Montreal's best kept secrets. Nobody was around. On a clear day you can see for miles, clear across the St Lawrence River.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

a very beautiful green space,very fresh and comforting .i do hope they save it for a very long time and not ruin it like they did with mont-royal park.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

Looking for an escape from the fray of the city? At the top of Mount Royal, a park area that borders one of the most prestigious residential areas in Montreal, Summit Woods offers a stunning view of the Island and is not clogged with tourists. The backdrop is Saint-Joseph's oratory, with École Sainte-Marcelline, a private school for girls just adjacent.

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 14 June 2014

Better view of Montreal than the Mont-Royal look-out. You get to see more of the buildings. Also, there's less people.

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