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Morgan Arboretum

Arboretum Morgan

Campus Macdonald of McGill University 
150 Chemin des Pins (corner chemin Sainte-Marie) 
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Québec) H9X 3V9
To get there

Info: 514 398-7811

Many special events throughout the

The Morgan Arboretum is a 245-hectare forest reserve, locatedon McGill University’s Macdonald Campus in Ste. Anne de Bellevue on the western tip of the island of Montreal. The Arboretum is open daily throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. to visitors who can walk and ski its trails depending on the season. The public contributes to the development and maintenance of the Arboretum through the Morgan Arboretum Association, a non-profit organization.

In addition to natural woodlands containing samples of most of Quebec's native trees, the property supports 18 collections of trees and shrubs from across the world including species of fir, oak, birch, maple, linden, spruce and flowering trees. The Arboretum is also home to 30 species of mammals, 20 species of reptiles and amphibians, and over 170 species of migratory and overwintering birds.

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue residents discount

Annual membership is available at the reception chalet of the Morgan Arboretum. Proof of residency required.


Navark Cruises

With Navark Cruises, cast off and enjoy a discovery voyage of Lac Saint-Louis from the Canal Boardwalk in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.

Cruises (Thursday and Friday from June 28 to August 31, 2018) :: End on Thursday, August 30, cruises of August 31 are cancelled::

  • Narrated Cruise (duration 1 h): Departures: 1 pm, 2:15 pm and 3:30 pm
  • Happy Hour Cruise (duration  2h): Departure at 5 pm 


  • Narrated Cruise: $20 + taxes  (Kids of 3-11 years old: $10 + taxes and kids 0-2 years old: free)
  • Happy Hour Cruise: $26 + taxes (Kids of 3-11 years old: $10 + taxes and kids 0-2 years old: free)

How to buy ticket?

To ensure you have a place on board, it is strongly recommended to book in advance :

If tickets are still available, it will be possible to buy them on the Canal boardwalk (under the tent) on Thursday and Friday from 12:30.

Boarding dock on Parks Canada Jetty/Boardwalk

Due to bad weather or difficult sailing conditions, the cruise may be canceled.

Info : 514-871-8356


Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal

Parks Canada

170 Sainte-Anne Street
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Quebec) H9X 1N1

To get there

Telephone: 514-457-5546
Toll Free: 1-888-773-8888

Website: Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal

Navigation schedule:

To take full advantage of the attractions, restaurants, and shops along the canal, boaters moor and even spend the night aboard their boats. On land, pedestrians stroll on the boardwalk adjacent to the waterway while watching the lock's operations. Abundant in green space, the location is ideal for a picnic or simply for soaking up the sun on a beautiful summer day.

Built on an exceptional site, the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal has become a popular destination. Make the most of your walk down this strip by exploring its historical features and learning about this site's prominent role in developing our country's business and tourism during the second half of the 19th century.


Sainte-Anne's Market

Marché Sainte-Anne - Lalonde Street


Facebook: Marché Ste-Anne

Phone: Lise-Anne Briand, Market coordinator: 514 831-3333

Every Saturday, rain or shine, Marché Sainte-Anne should be your weekend’s first foodie stop. Here you’ll meet local farmers offering farm fresh eggs, artisanal cheeses, fresh baked breads and pastries, heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables, several organic produce and many artisanal products. Don’t forget the regular special events like culinary workshops held throughout the summer and the annual Garlic Festival at the end of August.

Click here to consult special events

In the summer and fall it is held in its’ home on the waterfront at the corner of Saint-Pierre and Sainte-Anne streets at Lalonde Park. In November it moves indoors for the winter to the local church hall 2 minutes from the lakeshore at St.Georges Anglican Church. 

OUTDOOR MARKET - To get there
Date : May 5, 2018
Location: Rue Lalonde (at the corner of Rue Sainte-Anne and Rue Saint-Pierre)

INDOOR MARKET - To get there

Dates:  10 am to 1 pm from October 28, 2017 until April 28, 2018
Location: At St-Georges Church 23 rue Perrault (Corner Rue St-Georges and Rue Perrault)


Montreal Aviation Museum

Montreal Aviation Museum

Campus Macdonald de l’Université McGill 
21 111, chemin Lakeshore 
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Québec) H9X 3V9
514 398-7948 | How to get there?

The only one of its kind in Quebec, the Montreal Aviation Museum is dedicated to preserving our rich aeronautical history with a particular focus on Quebec contributions. The collection presents the history of civil and military aviation through its 5 aircrafts, artifacts and memorabilia as well as remarkable paintings by renowned Canadian artists. It is also possible to attend conferences and organize tours for schools, seniors and businesses. 

Contact and reservation: 514 398-7948 /

Summer schedule: Until September 3rd 2018 inclusively, open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10 am to 3 pm

Regular schedule: Starting on September 8th: Monday, Tuesday and Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm

Admission (credit and debit cards accepted)
  • Adults: $ 8
  • Students: $ 8
  • Children: $ 5
Free parking

Paddle Mac

21 111 Rue Lakeshore 
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 3V9

Located on the waterfront of McGill’s Macdonald Campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, directly across from the 211 STM bus stop, Paddle Mac provides paddlers and would-be paddlers with a chance to enjoy the waters of lac St. Louis on a kayak, paddle board (SUP) or canoe. Hourly rentals, paddling instruction and paddle board yoga classes are available to the general public and McGill and John Abbott communities. 

Reservations, bookings and class registration can be made online or download the McGill Rec app in the App Store or Google Play to book from your mobile device. 

Wet suits (shorty-style), dry bags, waterproof phone cases and waterproof speakers are available to rent on site. Lockers are available free of charge. 

Like the Paddle Mac on Facebook for up-to-date info on weather and water conditions, special events and rental availability. 


  • Weekdays 12 pm - dusk
  • Weekends 11 am - dusk

For more information and online registration, visit:


Sainte-Anne Street | Patrimonial Village

Rue Sainte-Anne

To get there


Facebook: Rue Sainte-Anne

Beyond its historical and touristic charms, the scope of services offered in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue allows people to experience gastronomy, shopping and wellness to enable them to enjoy nature, local culture and joie de vivre. Through the development and promotion of Sainte-Anne Street businesses, we distinguish ourselves by aiming for a sustainable development and we encourage people to slow down, enjoy life and reconnect with themselves and their environment.

Our association hopes that Sainte-Anne Street will become a crossroads of life, recognized for its character, its warm atmosphere as well as for its diversity and the quality of its boutiques and shops.


The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

Bellevue Observatory

Bellevue Observatory


To get there

The Bellevue Observatory is located at the Morgan Arboretum, in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, close to the Conservation Centre (150 chemin des Pins, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue), on McGill University’s Macdonald Campus. This location offers the darkest area on the island of Montreal to observe the night sky.

Watch for our free activities and public lectures at Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue


Ecomuseum Zoo

Zoo Ecomuseum

21125, chemin Sainte-Marie
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, H9X 3Y7
To get there (follow blue signs « Zoo Ecomuseum »)

Telephone: 514-457-9449

Zoo Ecomuseum 

The Ecomuseum Zoo is the one and only outdoor zoo on the island of Montréal. Open 364 days per year, visitors can therefore enjoy the charm of the 11 hectares site. Enjoy the opportunity to meet numerous animal species exclusively from Québec, including Black Bears, Canada Lynx or Woodland Caribou in a cozy and natural setting.

Many educational activities
Meet fascinating animal species from Québec’s wildlife, including mammals such as the River Otter or the Gray Wolf, birds like the Golden Eagle or the Snowy Owl, reptiles, amphibians and fish.

Free parking, two picnic areas (indoor and outdoor) and a gifts shop. 

Opened 364 days per year (closed on Christmas Day, December 25th) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The ticket office closes at 4:00 p.m.

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue residents discount
To take advantage of the residents discount, go directly to the Ecomuseum entrance booth with a valid proof of residence. 


Macdonald Campus Farm - back in Fall 2019

Back in 2019

McGill University’s Macdonald Campus Farm is embarking on an ambitious project to renovate the century old dairy barn into a new centre to welcome visitors to the world of food production. 

The only operating dairy farm on the island of Montreal, the Macdonald Campus Farm welcomes school visits during the months of May and June.  All weekend and summer visits and summer day camps are unavailable while construction takes place, BUT will come back bigger and better when the Macdonald Farm Community Engagement Centre opens back in 2019!