Lachine Canal National Historic Site

Nautical activities
Parks, gardens and zoos
Les Quartiers du Canal

By bike, on foot or by boat, visitors to the Lachine Canal can experience a break in nature just a stone's throw from the urban bustle. Located in Montréal’s southwest, the canal is a veritable link between the city and its natural surroundings. A 14.5 km route between the Old Port to Lac Saint-Louis, a lush park, a waterway punctuated with five locks, shorelines flanked by industrial remains, and a varied calendar of activities make this emblematic site a place to share with family and friends.


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The national historic site is open daily from sunrise to 11 p.m. The path is maintained from April 15th to November 15th.


  • Free admission
Lachine Canal National Historic Site
Montréal, QC
  • 514-283-6054
  • 1 888-773-8888
Les Quartiers du Canal
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