The Parc de la Rivière-des-Mille-Îles, part of which is a protected wildlife sanctuary, is the largest nature park of the metropolitan region. It is the starting point for ecological excursions aboard canoes, kayaks, electric tour boat, pedat boats, and rabaskaw. Visitors come to the Park to enjoy a journey into nature armed with a self-guided itinerary map; and to plunge into a fascinating environment where calm waters harmonize with the sounds of the surrounding woods.
Discover vast marshes and beautifully forested islands, home to a range of birds, mammals, reptiles and fish. The Park also features an exceptional variety of aquatic plants. A tour of the Park is designed to take you to sections of the river sheltered from the wind and avoid areas with strong current, which makes an outing on the river a very safe activity accessible to just about anyone.
The energy spent paddling is well worth it as beautiful vistas come into view with every turn and twist on the river. You can take a nice stroll on an island or stop for a picnic. Keep your eyes peeled! You could catch a nearby heron fishing for lunch. A tour aboard a rabaskaw (large canoe originally used for the fur trade back in the 18th century), in the company of a naturalist-interpreter, is another original and safe way to discover this beautiful archipelago. Pontoon boat cruises, guided tours. Evening tours and activities are also offered. Boat rental on site. Turnkey fishing package. New: the Route bleue des voyageurs. Every Saturday, all summer long, discover one of eight sections of the Route bleue. Accompanied by a guide, enjoy a great day on Lake of Two Mountains, Mille-Îles and Des Prairies Rivers. Lunch, shuttle and animation included.
Rental of watercrafts; parking; toilets.
May to October, everyday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; reservation required for some activities.
Interpretation centre, free; Park entry, free; fee vary depending on activity.
Route bleue des voyageurs: $70 per person. Lunch, shuttle and animation included.