One of the hundreded of centennial trees found in Parc Lafontaine.
Parc Lafontaine (in English, Lafontaine Park) is a 36-hectare urban park located in Montreal's Plateau Mont-Royal district. Named in honour of Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine, features include two linked ponds with a fountain and waterfalls; the Théâtre de Verdure open-air venue; the Calixa-Lavallée cultural centre, as well as playing fields and tennis courts.
Outdoor swimming pools are a popular attraction during Montreal's hot summer, followed by outdoor ice skating in winter. A children’s zoo ceased operations in 1989.
Bike paths run along the park’s western and northern edges, under hundreds of gigantic centennial trees.
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