Camping and overnight accommodations

Rideau Canal National Historic Site

When you spend the night on the Rideau Canal, you sleep beneath the stars surrounded by history. Awaken to the sounds of nature and start the next leg of your journey, or hang around the site and explore the historic lockstations. Choose from scenic campsites, beautifully restored historic accommodations, or a one-of-a-kind oTENTik.

Camping at lockstations

Scenic campsites accessible by land and water.


Experience camping like never before.

Historic accommodations

Heritage homes with modern comforts.

Overnight mooring

Boaters are welcome to moor their vessels overnight at lockstations on a first-come first-served basis with the purchase of a mooring permit. Mooring space is not guaranteed.

More information about overnight mooring

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