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The Municipality offers many parks for a wide array of activities
Located on chemin du Village (Route 329), just west of chemin du Lac-Écho along the Rivière-à-Simon. Offers ideal conditions for a leisurely day by the river. The park including children’s playground equipment, picnic tables, benches, parking, sanitary block, and volleyball court. Camping, swimming and barbeques are not permitted on site
The Corridor Aérobique Pavilion is located at 50, chemin du Lac-Écho, Morin-Heights
Phone: 450 226-1220 (winter only)
The Corridor Aérobique is a 58 kilometre linear trail that runs along the former CN railroad bed between Morin-Heights and St-Rémi-d’Amherst, with the exception of a short 1 km section closed due to landowner issues between Lac-des-Seize-Îles and Weir.
The Corridor Aérobique runs through a wide variety of countryside. It follows mountain contours, runs through dense forests, traces valleys and farmers’ fields, and touches the shores of many lakes, rivers, and waterfalls.
In 2008, the Corridor Aérobique joined the Route Verte and is now free to cyclists.
This multi-use trail may be enjoyed by walkers and cyclists from June to mid-October. The park is managed by the Corporation du P’Tit Train du Nord during this period. Phone: 450-227-3313, Fax : 450 227-6322 or e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
The trail bed which is made up of a wide path of crushed compact stones is deemed an intermediate trail for cyclists. Hybrid bicycles or mountain bikes are recommended.
During the winter season, a 9-kilometre section of the trail from Morin-Heights to Montfort is maintained by the Municipality of Morin-Heights as an easy cross-country ski trail. The Corridor is also the backbone to Morin-Heights’ 165 km of cross-country ski trail network. Consult the cross-country skiing and snowshoeing section of this website for additional information concerning the ski network.
Morin Heights Cross-Country & Snowshoe Network
Click here for details on the Cross-country skiing & snowshoeing section.
Summer Trail network
The majority of cross-country ski trails are for winter use only, from November 15th to April 15th; hence, people are encouraged to respect these dates in order to avoid permanent trail closures. People wishing to hike may use the Corridor Aérobique, mountain bike trails or go to the Parc du Geai Bleu. Ask your copy of the hiking trails at the Town Hall or take a look at it here
Parc de la Rivière-à-Simon
Located at the end of the Corridor Aérobique parking lot, at 50, chemin du Lac-Écho. Offers a wilderness picnic area and walking path along a section of the Rivière-à-Simon. Swimming, camping and barbeques are not allowed on site.
Morin-Heights Elementary School, located at 647, chemin du Village has two playground structures and numerous climbing structures suitable for school aged children. The grounds are open to the public after regular school hours and on weekends and holidays.
Located on the grounds of Morin-Heights Elementary School, 647, chemin du Village, the natural grass soccer field is home to the Morin-Heights Football Club from the end of May to early September each year. The field is closed between seasons for field maintenance.
Legion’s Baseball field
The Legion’s baseball field is managed by the Royal Canadian Legion and is located on the east side of Route 329, just north of chemin du Village. Consult the Legion’s section for rental information.
Ski Morin Heights operates an outdoor swimming pool over the summer months. An agreement between the ski hill and the town allows residents to purchase their memberships at very reasonable rates. To purchase a pass or inquire about daily scheduling, please go to or contact Ski Morin Heights at 231, rue Bennett (450 227-2020). For information on passes, consult in the May edition of Info Morin-Heights on this site (click Info Morin-Heights button on the left of the screen). A paper copy is also mailed to all Morin-Heights residents early May.
Parc du Geai Bleu
Accessed from rue des Hirondelles, the Parc du Geai Bleu is a short hiking trail that leads up to a breathtaking lookout. An agreement with the Wa-Thik-Ane Girl Guide Camp allows access to the lookout located on their land. Users are asked to follow the indicated route and to carry out anything that they may bring in. Camping is not permitted on site.
One large multi-use rink and a smaller rink mainly used for hockey and free skating are available for your pleasure. The rinks are located on chemin Watchorn next to St-Eugène Church. The chalet is open from December to March weekdays from 16:00 to 22:00 and weekends and holidays from 10:00 to 22:00. A schedule is available at the chalet. To consult the daily ice schedule call 450 226-3232, ext. 122.
Mountain Bike Trails
The mountain bike network, located on Mont Bellevue at 99 ch. du Lac Echo (+45° 53’ 57’’, +74° 14’ 12’’) near the center of the village consists of approximately 13km of trails. Most of the trails are rated easy to intermediate and several kms of interesting single track have been built this summer. A variety of loops can be used to create different circuits with most passing through the shaded wooded areas. There are two panoramic viewpoints and a loop around Lac Lefebvre.
The mini bike parks are located in the wooded corner of the park near the intersection of chemin du Lac-Écho and Corniche. They include a pump track, a maze and a jumping area. These mini parks provide an easy bike area to let junior riders have fun and develop their bike skills.
The park is directly linked to the Corridor Aérobique which also has direct access to the parking lot at Ski Morin Heights. All cyclists are asked to use these parking areas and to avoid parking in Parc Lummis on Route 329.
Spec sheet on Vélo Québec’s website here.