Useful informations

Useful informations

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.

Schedule and Details

Hours: park, Plains of Abraham Museum, artifacts exhibition, mobile application, group activities: year-round. Special schedule during the Holidays 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.

Location

835, avenue Wilfrid-Laurier
Niveau 0
Québec, QC
G1R 2L3

Borough of La Cité - Limoilou / Downtown

Directions

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Amenities

Amenities

General Features

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Establishment equipped for groups
Establishment offering individual activities for youth, Individual clients
Establishment offering group activities for youth

Parking

Free outdoor bike parking on site, Free outdoor car parking on site, Pay outdoor bus parking on site, Pay outdoor car parking on site

We Speak

English, French

Visitor Comments

Visitor Comments

Events

  • Outdoor shows at the Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand

    Outdoor shows at the Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand

    June 18, 2016 • June 25 to 26, 2016 • June 30, 2016 • July 2, 2016 • July 21 to 24, 2016 • July 28 to 29, 2016 • July 31, 2016 • August 4 to 7, 2016

    In the heart of the Plains of Abraham, a stone’s throw from Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, rediscover the magnificent stage of the Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand. A standout program of 25 free...

  • Florent Vollant

    Florent Vollant

    July 30, 2016

    His new album entitled Puamuna, which means “dream”, offers deep and sensitive insight into the world of the Innu through an overview of the spiritual life and the realities and aspirations of the In...

  • Halloween on the Plains of Abraham

    Halloween on the Plains of Abraham

    October 1 to November 6, 2016

    Throughout the month of October, ghosts and mysterious characters will be haunting the Plains of Abraham hoping to come across courageous visitors. Beginning October 1, the National Battlefields Comm...

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Hiking , Historic Sites , Museums

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