Safety and guidelines
Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site
We rarely head out for an outdoor adventure with the expectation that something will go wrong, and most times everything will go right. However, sometimes the unexpected happens and when it does, it’s important that you are well informed and well prepared to minimise the negative impact of unfortunate circumstances.
For general information on how to stay safe when enjoying the outdoors visit Adventuresmart.
For important information about staying safe while enjoying Sault Ste. Marie National Historic Site, please explore how to safely lock through:
Safety on water - how to lock through
One of Canada's heritage canals, Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site of Canada is maintained and operated by Parks Canada to protect and present the site's cultural and natural features, as well as to provide a safe navigable channel between Lake Huron and Lake Superior.
Safety is everyone’s responsibility. At Parks Canada, we do our part to make sure you can have a safe visit by assessing the risks, managing hazards, and making sure that safety information is freely available to everyone. You can do your part as visitors by making sure you seek out the information you need to stay safe and make well-informed decisions while enjoying these special places. Visit our websites and stop at a visitor centre to speak with our employees for the most up-to-date information. Make sure you are fully prepared for whatever activities you choose to participate in so you can have a safe, enjoyable and memorable visit.
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