Ile Bizard is an island located at the western tip of Laval and to the northwest of Montreal, above the West Island. The park is situated in the eastern half of the Ile Bizard, between Montee de l'Eglise and the Chemin du Bord-du-Lac. There are over 27km of cross country ski trails, 9.6km of which are accessible for hiking and biking in the summer. The trails travel through nicely forested areas, along the rivers edge and around and over the parks wetlands.  
 

Birders will appreciate the long boardwalk over the swamp in the north of the park. The park has a launch point for sea kayaks or canoes. The bridge to the island is located between St. Jean and St. Charles Blvd.

To access the park from the 40, take St. Jean or St . Charles Blvd. north to Pierrefond Blvd. Follow Pierrefond Blvd. and watch for the signs for the bridge. Head west (left) on Cherrier then north on Montee de l'Eglise, which intersects Chemin Bord du Lac at it's end, where you head east (right) to the park. Two access points are available on Chemin Bord du Lac as well as one on Montee de l'Eglise, all of them have parking. The parks main entrance, Chalet d'Accuil, is found on in the northwest sector of the park, on Chemin du Bord-du-Lac. There are a number of buses which will get you to the park, consult our Resources section for the Montreal's Urban Transit Link. Maps are available at the park office. There is a fee for parking.

 

 

   

Resources

 

Bois de I'Ile Bizard Nature Park
2115 Chemin Bord du Lac
(Ile Bizard) Montreal
514-280-PARC
or 514-280-8517

Bois de l'Ile Bizard - Official Site

STCUM - Montreal's Urban Transit

 

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