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Where to see the best u-pick tulip fields near Montreal

Everything you need to know before visiting these 3 local tulip farms this spring.

Written by
Laura Osborne

Looking for Mother’s Day plans, or the perfect family-friendly activity?

We’re rounded up 3 of the best tulip farms around Montreal, but make sure you head out soon—the season is short and dictated by the (very changeable) weather!


A short drive from Montreal will take you to these 2 tulip farms, where 600,000 multicoloured tulips are waiting for you.

Wander through the colour-flooded fields, or pick your own bouquet. Either way, it’s the best spring photo backdrop you could ever ask for—and the ideal quick getaway in Quebec’s great outdoors. have a Laval and Boucherville location, and have a few tips to share:

  • To pick tulips, you simply have to hold the tulip by the stem as close to the ground as possible and pull
  • Animals and food on the premises are prohibited
  • Strollers are not permitted in the tulip fields
  • The tulip fields are open 7 days a week, rain or shine
  • Free parking is available at both locations, as will as portable toilets
  • Buckets are available (water is not available)
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2. Vankleek Hill Tulip Fields

Looking for more of a road trip? Check out Vankleek Hill in Eastern Ontario, where 3 acres of family-run pick-your-own tulip fields await.

Vankleek Hill also has some guidelines to take into consideration before you arrive:

  • Dogs are not allowed on the premises as tulips can be poisonous to animals
  • A bucket will be provided to collect the tulips, and will be filled with water before leaving. No tools required
  • Portable restrooms are available and regularly maintained on site
  • With the exception of water bottles, no food and drink are allowed. There is a terrace with seating where limited snacks and drinks are available for purchase 
  • Weekdays are less crowded than weekends, which can provide a more intimate experience
  • The fields are open for business rain or shine
  • Rain boots are recommended as the fields can be muddy
  • Wheelchair access is available, but note that navigating the fields when they are muddy can be challenging
  • Strollers are permitted on the perimeter of the field but not between the rows in order to prevent damage to both the stroller and the tulips
  • Parking on site is very limited, however ample parking is available within a short walking distance in Vankleek Hill

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