Information - Parc national du Mont-Saint-Bruno - National Parks - Sépaq

Winter equipment rental: reservation by phone required Details

Location

Parc national du Mont-Saint-Bruno is located in the Montérégie tourism region.

Area: 8.9 km2

MontréalQuébec
Discovery and Visitors Centre 25 km 229 km

Parc national du Mont-Saint-Bruno is located at 330, rang des 25 Est, in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville. To get there, take exit 80 off Highway 30 and exit 98 and 102 Highway 20.

 

Access and Operating Period

The park is open year-round, from 8 a.m. to sunset. Note that the closing time of the gate at the park entrance varies according to the season:

  • January 1 to 31, 2023: 4:30 p.m. (except during night skiing, at 9 p.m.)
  • February 1 to 28, 2023: 5:30 p.m. (except during night skiing at 9:00 p.m.)
  • March 1 to 31, 2023: 7 p.m. (except during night skiing at 9:00 p.m.)
  • April 1 to 30, 2023: 8 p.m.
  • May 1 to July 31, 2023: 8:30 p.m.
  • August 1 to September 6, 2023: 8 p.m.
  • September 7 to 30, 2023: 7 p.m.
  • October 1 to November 5, 2023: 6 p.m.
  • November 6 to 30, 2023: 4:30 p.m.
  • December 1 to 31, 2023: 4 p.m.

To better plan your activities, please note the operating period for the services.

Discovery and Visitors Centre

Reception and information, Boutique Nature, equipment rental shop for cross-country skiing, washroom facilities and nearby parking.

The waxing room as well as the fatbikes and snowshoes rental are located in the trailers in front of the Discovery and Visitors Centre.

Opening hours for reception and information

Periods:

  • April 1 to December 31, 2022
    • every day, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • January 1 to March 31, 2023
    • every day, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Universal Access

The Vieux-Moulin, the Discovery and Visitors Centre, the washrooms and the picnic areas offer access to the mobility-impaired.


Services

Boutique Nature

Inside the Discovery and Visitors Centre, the Boutique Nature store offers a vast array of souvenirs, clothing for adults and children, discovery products for young people and outdoor items.

Equipment Rental

Winter

An equipment rental shop* for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and fatbike is located inside the Discovery and Visitors Centre (reservation is mandatory).

Required: for equipment rental, you must make a reservation by phone (1‑800-665-6527) at least 24 hours in advance. 

Periods:

  • December 15, 2022 to March 31, 2023 (depending on snow conditions)
    • every day, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Summer

During the summer period, we must instead go to lac des Bouleaux to rent a watercraft (stand up paddle and canoe). Please note that this site is located 35 minutes walk from the Discovery and Visitors Centre.

Required: for equipment rental, you must make a reservation by phone (450-928-5088, option 1) at least 24 hours in advance and no earlier than 8 days in advance. 

Children under five years of age are not allowed in rental watercrafts. The minimum age to be alone in a watercraft is 16 years old.

Opening hours for watercraft rental

Periods:

  • May 21 to June 19, 2022
    • Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last rental at 4 p.m.)
  • June 24 to August 21, 2022
    • every day, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last rental at 4 p.m.)
  • August 27 to October 2, 2022
    • Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last rental at 4 p.m.)

* Subject to availability, equipment for children may be borrowed free of charge (one day rental maximum).

Children may be denied access to watercraft if they are not big enough to don a flotation jacket. These jackets are normally suitable for children aged five years and older.

Cross-Country Ski School

The park's cross-country ski school offers group lessons and private and semi-private lessons. The monitors will help you learn or improve your cross-country skiing techniques in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The cross-country ski school is managed by Club de ski Montériski.

Food Services

Le Vieux Moulin tea room

Located in the heart of the park and proud of its 300 years of history, Le Vieux Moulin tea room offers a selection of teas specialty coffees, pastries, smoothies, gelati, macaroons and fine chocolates, all in a warm atmosphere.

  • Year-round: Open on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, and during March break, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Transportation service

By public transit

Bus: Summer shuttles of the RTL, departing from the Longueuil - Université de Sherbrooke Metro station.

Services for families

To better plan your activities, please consult our family services.


Nearby Services

Accommodations

Hotels and motels are located 5 km from the park.

Restaurants

There are different restaurants just 2 km from the park.


Contact Information

Mailing Address:
55 Île Sainte-Marguerite
P.O. Box 310
Boucherville (Québec)  J4B 5J6

Telephone : 450 653-7544

Fax : 450 653-0509

parc.st-bruno@sepaq.com

Park address:
330, rang des 25 Est
Saint-Bruno (Québec)

Important

Regulations

Regulations are in effect in Québec national parks. Before going to a national park, check the main rules and recommendations to better plan your visit. Details

Pets

Since May 17, 2019, dogs are allowed. However, they are only allowed in certain areas. Check out the applicable rules and authorized sites.

Guide dogs and service dogs are allowed everywhere. Other pets are still prohibited in national parks.

Companion Leisure Card (CAL)

Companion Leisure Card (CAL) holders may be accompanied free of charge by one person during a visit in a Québec national park. Find out more

Documentation

Discovery Guide Winter trail guide (in French only) Careful by nature Authorized activities in the park (in French only)

Map Library

Summer Activities

KML files

To view the KML files, you must have the Google Earth software on your computer.

Trail -Le Saint-Gabriel

Trail -Le Seigneurial

Trail -Les Lacs

Trail -Le Montérégien

Trail -Le Petit-Duc

Trail -Le Grand-Duc

GPX files

The GPX file is a file format importable into a GPS.

Trail - Le Saint-Gabriel

Trail - Le Seigneurial

Trail - Les Lacs

Trail - Le Montérégien

Trail - Le Petit-Duc

Trail - Le Grand-Duc

Winter Activities

Complementary tool: Avenza Maps

The mobile app allows you to geotag your location on our territory maps. To read one of our maps using Avenza Maps, download the maps from the Avenza Maps mapstore.

Several other maps of Sépaq (including lake maps) are accessible via the mapstore of Avenza Maps. You can access the maps directly in the application or via their website.

Partners

Ski Saint-Bruno
Téléphone : 450 653-3441
http://www.skisaintbruno.ca

Monteriski
http://www.final.monteriski.ca/


External Links

Tourisme Montérégie Bonjour Québec Camping Québec Ski Saint-Bruno

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