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: park, Plains of Abraham Museum, artifacts exhibition, mobile application, group activities: year-round. Joan of Arc Garden, inline skating: May to October. Abraham's Bus, Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand, exhibition at Martello Tower 1 and New France exhibit: summer. Activities for Halloween: October. Winter decors and sports (cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and equipment rental): mid-December to end of March (depending on weather conditions). Snowshoer: December to March.
Admission: rates vary, see website.
Closed: December 24-25-26 and January 1.
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
|Establishment equipped for groups|
|Establishment offering individual activities for youth, Individual clients|
|Establishment offering group activities for youth|
Free outdoor bike parking on site, Free outdoor car parking on site, Pay outdoor bus parking on site, Pay outdoor car parking on site
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Put on your caps, mittens, arrow-head sashes and snowshoes to accompany a 20th century snowshoer in the park, along the course mapped out by the Plains of Abraham’s sports history. A member of the...