Harwood Nature Park

Harwood Nature Park is a vast and unique green space in Vaudreuil-Dorion. The park comes alive with the seasons to please families and nature lovers alike.

The park is open daily from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

To find out about the status of our trails, visit the Status of services section of the Citizen Portal.

Consult the services offered to citizens: 

Welcome pavilion

The welcome pavilion is open according to the following schedule:

January 2 to March 10
Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Refreshments and snacks for sale ($)
  • Bathroom* and rest room
  • Loan of outdoor equipment (will resume in December)
  • Outdoor fireplaces and marshmallows

**Outside pavilion opening hours, a heated Sanivac toilet will be available near the reception building.

Equipment rental

Equipment availability may vary according to weather conditions.

January 1 to March 10, 2024

Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Children and adult sizes
  • Proof of residency required to obtain the resident rate
  • Rental time: 1 hour
  • A piece of identification must be left at the kiosk by a person 16 years of age or older at the kiosk during the rental period.

List of equipment:

  • Snowshoes
  • Walking sticks and crampons
  • Fat bikes
  • Cross-country skis
  • Sleighs



Residents of


Fat bikes Free
Reservation online
(possible up to two days before the desired time slot)
$10 per bike
Reservation not

Cross-country skis

No reservation
$10 for
the complete equipment
No reservation
Snowshoes Free
No reservation
$3 per pair
No reservation
Walking sticks
walking sticks and
No reservation
Not available
Sleighs Free
No reservation
No reservation


Dog Trails

  • Dogs on leash are ONLY allowed on the marked walking trail. It is important to respect the signs and keep a distance between walkers.
  • Owners are responsible for picking up after their dogs and disposing of them properly.
  • The City reserves the right to close the trails in the event of non-compliance. Thank you for your cooperation.

Cross-country ski trails

A minimum of 20 cm of snow is required for the opening of the trails and the loan of equipment.

To find out if the trails are passable, visit the Service status section of the Citizen Portal.

About Trail Maintenance 

  • Regular Maintenance: 
    Trails are worked on at least four times a week. Work is done on Saturdays and Sundays to provide good conditions on busy days. Work is also done once or twice during the week.
  • When there is an accumulation of more than 5 cm of snow:
    A 24-hour delay is required to execute the work.

Winter slide

Unsupervised sliding area
Slide at your own risk


  • Use safe sliding equipment, respect the instructions for use and keep feet and hands inside the equipment while sliding.
  • Make sure the course is clear before starting down the slope.
  • Do not slide in groups or headfirst.
  • Clear the bottom of the slopes as quickly as possible without interfering with the sliding of other users.
  • Use only the right-hand ascent corridor.
  • Children aged 10 and under must be supervised by an adult.
  • Helmets are strongly recommended.
  • In case of emergency, call 911.

Dog exercise area

The dog exercises area is a fenced area 7125 m2 (76692.9 ft2 ) and located in the western portion of the park, behind the reception building.



3900, route Harwood (former Harwood Golf Club)

See the interactive map to view its location.


To find out if the trails are practicable, consult the Status of services section of the citizen portal.

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Park Rules

  • No alcohol 
  • The use of bbq's is prohibited 
  • Dogs on leash are ONLY allowed on the marked walking trail. It is important to respect the signs and keep a distance between walkers.