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Parc Maisonneuve/Olympic Park Running Route Map

About Parc Maisonneuve/Olympic Park Running Route

Olympic Stadium

0lympic Stadium

Montreal Botanical Garden

Montreal Botanical Garden

Parc Maisonneuve

Parc Maisonneuve

Parc Maisonneuve - Trail

Situated across the street from Montreal’s Olympic Park, Parc Maisonneuve features a number of historic sights and running options to inspire any runner. Originally constructed as an 18-hole golf course for the 1976 Olympics, the park offers opportunities to run on pavement or grass surfaces.

The most common path is running the periphery of the park which will send you by Montreal’s Botanical Garden (Jardin botanique de Montréal). The garden is open to the public for free in the winter time.

Across the street from the main entrance of the garden, sits the Olympic torch and rings. Every two years during the Olympics, the flame is reignited and makes for an inspirational photo opportunity. While the 400-meter track is no longer present, the Olympic Stadium and a few other venues are available for touring when you’re done with your workout.

See our list of recommended hotels to stay only steps away from this great running route.

Top-Ranked Hotels for Runners Near Parc Maisonneuve/Olympic Park

Hotel Universel Montréal

#1 Hotel Universel Montréal

Located right across the street from Parc La Fontaine, the Auberge La Fontaine is the no-brainer best place for those that want quick access for a run in the park. It's important to note that none of the accomodations in this area feature fitness centers or treadmills.

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Le Botaniste

#2 Le Botaniste

If you are looking for an inexpensive option to check out a few different running routes, Guest House Chez Nous is your place. Two of Montreal’s best places to run are located within 1.5k from this spot. Parc La Fontaine (1.4 km) and Chemin Olmsted/Mont-Royal (800 meters) are only a few minutes away.

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#3 L'éco-logis

While this place isn't the kind of place you'll find on the Champs-Élysées, it's close proximity (270 meters) to Parc La Fontaine, affordable price point and location on Avenue Sherbrooke Est make the Hotel de Paris Montreal a solid pick for any runner.

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Hotel ActivRank Distance to Route Property Type Treadmill Reservation Link
Hotel Universel Montréal 1 120 meters Hotel Yes Check Price & Availability
Le Botaniste 2 600 meters Apartment No Check Price & Availability
L'éco-logis 3 700 meters Apartment No Check Price & Availability

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