You can go urban dogsledding in Montreal starting January 19

Jan 18 2019, 12:25 am

The cold and snow in Montreal is rough. But, starting this weekend, it could be ruff.

As part of the 36th edition of the Fête des neiges festival which takes place on Parc Jean-Drapeau, stand up to the snow and cold by getting dragged through it by a pack of happy dogs.

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A pack of trained pooches, all properly cared for by Fête des neiges organizers, will take you on a winter trail trek through the woods, hills, sights and sounds of the historic Parc Jean-Drapeau island.


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Dogsledding hopefuls usually have to travel outside of the city’s limits to go for a canine-led ride so this is a welcomed alternative and it will take place every weekend starting this Saturday until February 10.


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Other outdoor activities include at the outdoor winter festival including snow tubing, cross-country skiing, an icy pirate ship, ice skating, ice sculptures, ziplining, a Ferris wheel, Tour de Lévis, axe throwing, a penguin village, a Polar Circus, snow scooters, an inflatable bouncy castle, and a mini igloo play area.

Dog sled rides start at $10 for kids (90 lbs and less) and go up to $16 (90 lbs and up).

Happy sledding!

Fête des neiges – Dogsledding 

When: Weekends from January 19 – February 10
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau
Price: $10 – $16, available online

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