Site of clashes between the British and French armies, the Plains of Abraham are recognized as one of the most prestigious urban parks in the world. Ski in an accessible and enchanting site offering a view of the Saint-Lawrence River. The Plains of Abraham provides 11.1 km of ski trails laid out for beginner and intermediate cross-country skiers and a 3.8 km trail (round trip) for snowshoeing. A waxing room and two heated rest areas are available. Equipment rental at the skaters' chalet. Follow the Snowshoer, a guided old-time snowshoe tour.
Hours: Plains of Abraham Museum (visitor reception): Until January 2, 2017. Front doors: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Exhibitions: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Front doors and exhibitions: starting January 3, 2017, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. These hours apply from this date onwards, except from January 27 to 30, 2017 (front doors: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., exhibitions: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
Martello Tower 1, summer exhibition (Attention), July 1 to Labour Day 2017, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Joan of Arc Garden and inline skating ring: May to October. Abraham bus, Edwin Bélanger Bandstand and New France exhibit: summer. Hallowe’en activities: October. Decorations and winter sports (cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and equipment rental): mid-December to late March (depending on weather conditions). The Snowshoer: December to March.
Admission: rates vary, see our website for details.
Closed: Hours: during the Christmas holidays: closed December 24 to 26, 2016, and January 1, 2017. Front doors and exhibitions only open on January 2, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Schedule and rates are subject to change without notice. Visit their website or contact them for up-to-date information.
835, avenue Wilfrid-Laurier
Borough of La Cité - Limoilou / Downtown
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Bus Parking: Outdoor on site for a fee, Parking: Free Outdoor on Site, Outdoor on site for a fee, Bike Parking: Free Outdoor on Site