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Park Mont-Royal

A large park in the heart of Montreal, covering a hill. The park is a very popular destination for the local community to spend some hours outdoors. There are many paths through forests up to and around the mountain. The central lake, Lake Beaver, offers skating in winter and boating in summer.

How to Get Here

Take bus 11 from metro station Mont-Royal which brings you to Lake Beaver in a short ride of about 10 minutes. Or, the central location of the park in Montreal provides access from different sides and you can simply walk up to the top.

What to See Here

Very popular park in Montreal on weekends. In winter, different feeder stations allow you to watch the different bird species not migrating South. Ecosystem is mostly forest, granting you a chance to see birds of prey with preference of this habitat.

Observation Logs

On every park visit, we maintain a log of species spotted and identified. If you maintain a similar list, please consider sharing it with Muuuh Wildlife Photography: Share Logs.

SpringSummerAutumnWinter

Park Visits
Visits tracking species 13 3 4 9

Birds
American Crow 2 0 0 1
American Goldfinch 1 0 0 3
American Robin 1 0 0 0
Black-capped Chickadee 3 0 0 1
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 1 1
Dark-eyed Junco 1 0 2 0
Downy Woodpecker 1 0 0 2
Hairy Woodpecker 1 0 0 0
House Finch 0 0 1 5
Mallard 1 0 0 0
Northern Cardinal 1 0 1 2
Ring-billed Gull 3 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 1 0 0
White-breasted Nuthatch 1 0 0 3
Wood Duck 1 0 1 0

Butterflies
Mourning Cloak 2 0 0 0

Flowers
Bloodroot 1 0 0 0
Coltsfoot 2 0 0 0
Large White Trillium 1 0 0 0

Mammals
Eastern Grey Squirrel 3 0 0 3
Groundhog 1 3 0 0
Raccoon 4 0 0 0

Times a species has been spotted, identified and logged while visiting this park. A species is reported only once / park visit. Consult the page animal tracking about how we log observations in field. Only species shown which we have logged at least 5 times in the Montreal area.

Photos Taken in Park Mont-Royal

Snowy Mont-Royal

Snowy Mont-Royal

Hiking in Park Mont-Royal after snowfall over night.

Park Mont-Royal - 2020-01-01

iPhone 11 Pro; iPhone 11 Pro back triple camera 4.25mm f/1.8; Focal Length 4mm; Exposure 1/1318; Aperture f/1.8; Iso 32;

Autumn at Park Mont Royal

Autumn at Park Mont Royal

Park Mont-Royal - 2017-11-05

iPhone 7; iPhone 7 back camera 3.99mm f/1.8; Focal Length 4mm; Exposure 1/30; Aperture f1.8; Iso 32;

Ice-Covered Branches

Ice-Covered Branches

Ice rain is a common weather phenomena in Montreal leading to dangerous street conditions and to christmas tree decorations.

Park Mont-Royal - 2016-03-04

NIKON D7100; 150-600mm f/5.0-6.3; Focal Length 550mm; Exposure 1/1600; Aperture f6.3; Iso 200;

Road Park Mont-Royal

Road Park Mont-Royal

Taken a day after new snow has fallen. A bit windy, blowing the fresh snow through the air.

Park Mont-Royal - 2015-02-22

NIKON D7100; 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6; Focal Length 18mm; Exposure 1/2000; Aperture f8.0; Iso 280;

Cross on Mont-Royal

Cross on Mont-Royal

The cross on Mont-Royal is an attraction visited by many tourists. It has been constructed the first time as a response to a disastrous flood back in the 17th century.

Park Mont-Royal - 2014-03-02

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS; 4.3-215mm; Focal Length 4mm; Exposure 1/250; Aperture f4.0; Iso 80;

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