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'La Glissade': Montreal Slide, Sledding, Tobogganing Sites

Best Places for Winter Sledding

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'La Glissade': Montreal Slide, Sledding, Tobogganing Sites
The ultimate kid's playground come winter, snow hills perfect for sliding pop up all over the city as snowfalls multiply through the season. But most of those hills are small and don't have staff renting out sleds, toboggans or crazy carpets. But the parks below do, renting out sliding equipment and offering more sliding surface than neighborhood mounds.

1. Parc du Mont-Royal

A great spot if you want to try out different winter sports in the same day, including ice skating. Bring your own sled or rent a snow tube. Easily reached by public transit.
Inner tube rentals: $8 for ages 12 and up, $5 for ages 4 to 11
Bathrooms: yes
Food/vending machines: yes

2. Parc Jean-Drapeau

Parc Jean-Drapeau rents out snow tubes, but only three weekends a year, during the annual Fête des Neiges.
Inner tube rentals: $7 for one hour, $13 for three hours
Bathrooms: yes
Food/vending machines: yes

3. Parc-nature Bois-de-Liesse

Two hills are set up specifically for sliding. Take the des Champs entrance for access.
Inner tube rentals: crazy carpets and toboggans $4 for 3 hours
Bathrooms: yes
Food/vending machines: yes

4. Parc-nature Île-de-la-Visitation

A lovely park by the river, start off a day of sliding, snowshoeing, even cross country skiing, with brunch at Bisto des Moulins, a quaint restaurant on site.
Inner tube rentals: crazy carpets and toboggans $4 for 3 hours
Bathrooms: yes
Food/vending machines: yes

5. Parc-nature Pointe-aux-Prairies

A large, gorgeous park on the northeastern edge of the island of Montreal, crazy carpet and toboggan rentals are only available at the Heritage chalet.
Inner tube rentals: crazy carpets and toboggans $4 for 3 hours
Bathrooms: yes
Food/vending machines: yes
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