Parc-nature du Cap-Saint-Jacques

Last updated November 24, 2023
20099 Boulevard Gouin Ouest
Pierrefonds, QC H9K 1C6

Parc-nature du Cap-Saint-Jacques is Montréal’s largest park. Located on the western part of the island, it is bordered by the Lac des Deux Montagnes and the Rivière des Prairies. The park’s many paths offer magnificent views of the water.


Parc-nature du Cap-Saint-Jacques, Montréal’s largest park, spans an area of 330 hectares  It is home to a sugar shack, two heated chalets and an organic farm, among other things. You can indulge in many activities there throughout the year: swimming, cycling, camping, ledding, snowshoeing and hiking (12km), cross-country skiing (14km) and fatbiking (6.5km). Outdoor aficionados will appreciate the on-site equipment rental service. As you traverse the park, keep an eye out for its historic buildings: the Thomas-Brunet house and Château Gohier.

Map of trails and paths (in French)

The reception chalet is accessible by wheelchair.

Work info

Work to replace streetlights is planned in several sectors of the nature park.

Rules to follow

Dogs are prohibited in the beach area (including trails and picnic areas).

In other areas of the park, dogs must be kept on a leash.

Good habits to adopt in large parks



  • Bike stand
  • Boat launching ramp
  • Drinking fountain
  • Parking ($)
  • Picnic area
  • Snack-bar
  • Washroom


  • Accessible washrooms
  • Reserved parking spaces (permit)
  • Stroller-friendly


Payment methods

  • Credit card (MasterCard, Visa)


Parc-nature du Cap-Saint-Jacques
20099 Boulevard Gouin Ouest
Pierrefonds, QC H9K 1C6