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Signs of Spring hike in Cap St. Jacques Nature Park

Date of the hike:    Sunday 05 April 2020

Location:                Cap St Jacques Nature Park

$ Cost:                    Free but there is a cost for parking

Leader:                   Barb

Sweeper:                Alaln

Difficulty level:      Beginner

(Level of difficulty for hikes)

Length:                   approx. 7-8 km

Ascent:                    none

On Sunday, April 5th, Alan and Barb will lead us on a 7-8 km hike through deciduous forest in the Cap St. Jacques Nature Park, Montreal's largest park.

Bring your powers of observation and your imagination as we try to identify some of the signs of spring.


Dress for the weather. Waterproof footwear may be the equipment of the day. Bring a water bottle.

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$: Parking is $7.50 for 2 hrs or $9.50 for the day (payable by credit or debit card)


If you wish to carpool, meet at the outlet parking lot 3100  Rte Harwood ( in time for an 8:20 am departure.  Rendezvous in the main parking lot at Cap St. Jacques at 9 a.m. for a 9:10 departure.  

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sign no animals  Please take note that pets are not allowed on hikes.

Members should have their card at each hike. The membership fees have to be paid by check or by Interac.

N.B. Guests are welcome and members are encouraged to invite interested individuals who can participate in our sanctioned activities once for free. Guests must register at After one free event, returning guests will be invited to join the Ramblers Association and pay the annual membership fee. Those people who, after using their free pass want to participate but not join will be obliged to pay $10 per outing.

All persons who participate in a Ramblers Club activity acknowledge having read, understood and accepted theClub’s policies and waiver, as posted on the website at, and agree to abide by them.

NOTICE: Ramblers Association hikes are held rain or shine and will only be cancelled in the case of extreme weather conditions, such as an ice storm or thunderstorms. If a hike is cancelled for these reasons an email will be sent to all members and other people on our mailing list one (1) hour before the event is due to start. This cancellation notice will also appear on our website.




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