What are the services on site?
Mount Saint-Gregoire is a slightly fragmented forest ecosystem with a large area on the Richelieu plain. Located in Quebec, near Montreal, its summit rises to 251 metres in altitude.
It is one of fifteen woodlands of over 200 hectares found in this territory. It is characterized by two types of forest stands: hickory maple forest and northern oak forest.
Due to the harsh environmental conditions, there is shrubby vegetation on top.
The fauna of Mount St. Gregory is also very interesting. There are the mammals typical of southern Quebec City: white-tailed deer, raccoons, red squirrels, grey squirrels, chipmunks, ground squirrels, skunks, cottontail rabbits and red foxes.
As for birds, several species typical of the hickory maple stand were observed there.
The fees for accessing Mount St. Gregory are as follows:
● Adult price - $4.50
● Children's price ( ages 5-17) - $2.50
● Ages 4 and under - free
Please note that the park is open from June 22 to November 3.
What are the hiking trails at Mont St Grégoire ?
Boucle du mont Saint-Grégoire
Le Petit Sommet
What are the comments and evaluations from the community?
From Montreal, take Highway 10 and take exit 37 (Mont-Saint-Grégoire exit). At the intersection at the end of the exit, turn left to take route 227 south and then turn right onto rang de la Montagne. Continue this way until you reach Chemin du Sous-Bois where you turn right to your final destination.
Why visit Mont St Gregoire
The hiking trail system on Mount St. Gregory is not very extensive. It is about 3 kilometers at most, spread over 5 different trails.
In other words, so the trails are in the form of a good little physical challenge. That's because most of them climb to the top of the mountain.
The Le Petit Sommet and Le Raccourci trails are 400 meters long.
The Les Arènes trail is 1 km long.
The Le Panorama trail is 2 km long.
And finally, The Trail The Quarry is 2.8 km long.
Mount Saint Gregory offers many activities to take you on adventure after adventure.
Notably, the forestry course, the night course, the Arbraska Rally, there are various sightseeing tours, crisscrossing bike trails, mountain nature trails, golf courses, hot air ballooning and snowmobile trails.
Things not to be missed
Mount St. Gregory unfortunately does not offer any accommodation. But don't panic!
Below, we've listed the two best accommodations we could find near the site. As we're sure these shelters will give you the best nights of your life, but not only that! In any case, you have a unique and memorable experience.
Where to sleep? - Our favourites
● Dome house :
Perfect for four people, this small dome house is located 15 minutes from Mount Saint-Gregoire. You can enjoy a beautiful stay while having your eyes glued to the sky even when you are in bed. However, everyone should bring their blankets.
● Treehouse :
Located 40 minutes from the site, this treehouse can house up to 4 people. Very well equipped, this cabin is thought for you, allowing you to have an extraordinary stay. Everything is included including water.
Where to eat?
Perhaps there are several restaurants available near Mount St. Gregory, however, which one to choose? Which is the best restaurant that serves fresh and delicious food?
● Captain Pouf :
The restaurant offers a diverse menu. However it is known for the fish and chips. Many people witness their good food, and fast and efficient service. The restaurant offers affordable prices. And it is counted among the best restaurants specializing in seafood.
● Erablière Charbonneau :
Excellent sugar shack that respects traditions. The staff is up to par and cordial, very attentive and always there for you. The food is scrumptious. Their menu is diversified and finally the price is affordable. The atmosphere is family friendly allowing you to have a good time with your family.