participated in our activities and rented our outdoor equipment in Montreal, in 2022.
GUEPE: Your Montréal nature guide for the past 30 years!
With seven nature parks on the Island of Montréal and several urban parks, as well as three other parks outside the Island, it’s a vast playground for you to discover! Who better than GUEPE's nature educators, specialized in ecology, environmental sciences, biology and natural heritage interpretation, to help you navigate through these great green spaces?
After all, GUEPE has been established in the region for 30 years and offers educational services, as well as interpretation and outdoor activities for various audiences (such as schools, tourist groups and the general public), to help you discover, understand and experience the nature of this beautiful region!
To make you discover, understand and experience the nature of this beautiful region!
GUEPE has been established in the region for the past 30 years and offers educational services, as well as interpretation and outdoor activities.
Who better than GUEPE nature educators to help you discover urban green spaces.
Montreal is a vast playground for you to discover!
Types of activities in Montréal
Whether you are an educator or a teacher, a professional, a parent or a private citizen, GUEPE offers a multitude of activities in the Montréal Metropolitan Area to answer your needs:
Kiosks, activities, scavenger hunts and audio guides;
Guided tours and outdoor activities;
Summer and winter outdoor equipment rentals;
Lessons and introductions to kayaking and cross-country skiing;
Summer and spring break camps for children;
In-class activities, educational field trips and overnight school trips.
Through partnerships with cities and boroughs in the Greater Montréal area, GUEPE hosts activities in conservation and urban parks year-round!
GUEPE also manages four nautical sites on the Island of Montréal, as well as the Parcours Gouin in the borough of Ahuntsic-Cartierville, in order to improve access to outdoor activities for all! Browse the locations below to learn more about each of them!
Overlooking Lac des Deux-Montagnes, this nature park of maple forests, cedar groves and marshes offers a picturesque backdrop. You'll experience a complete change of scenery as you explore a large marsh teeming with life.
In the heart of the Sault-au-Récollet, this nature park is full of historical elements as evidenced by the ruins of the mill, the Maison du Pression and the Maison du Meunier. Moreover, this easily accessible natural environment is ideal for spotting birds, including the Baltimore oriole, the great blue heron, the black-crowned night heron, etc.
At the crossroads of the Back River and the St. Lawrence River, this green oasis in an urban setting is made up of a wide variety of ecosystems: marshes, fields and forests. It is home to the white-tailed deer and more than 180 species of birds, including the great horned owl, the green heron and the Cooper's hawk.
You can walk the trails, fish, swim or ride horses. In winter, you can skate on the brand new ice trail or on the large skating rink, go cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, forest walking or sliding. Everything is there for your family activities!
Located in Bordeaux-Cartierville, the western sector of the Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough, the Parc de Beauséjour water sports site offers direct access to the Rivière des Prairies and is situated on the Parcours Gouin.