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Carillon Canal National Historic Site

The Carillon Canal is located close to Highway 344 West in the village of Carillon (now Saint-André-d'Argenteuil), halfway between Montreal and Ottawa. A visit of the historic site includes the existing canal and the remains of the first two buildings.

Hours of operation

Consult the lockstation hours and site schedule of the Carillon Canal National Historic Site.


Consult the lockage, mooring and parking fees at the Carillon Canal National Historic Site.

Getting here

Directions to Carillon Canal National Historic Site of Canada

Visitor guidelines on cannabis

It is your responsibility to understand federal, provincial, and municipal regulations for cannabis use while visiting the National Historic Site.

Maps and technical data

Visitor information, maps and technical data for the Carillon Canal National Historic Site

Infrastructure program

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How to get here


230 Du Barrage Street
Saint-André-d'Argenteuil QC J0V 1X0

General inquiries:

514-283-6054 or 1-888-773-8888



VHF-Canal 68 during hours of operation


The Carillon Canal runs along Route 344 West.

From Montréal:
Take Highway 40 west, Pointe-Fortune exit.
Take the ferry to Carillon and follow Route 344 West to the lock.

From Highway 13 or 15 North:
Take Highway 640 West and follow the signs for Route 344 West to Carillon.

Hours of operation

The national historic site is open every day of the year from sunrise to 11 p.m.. 
Complete schedule


Site access is free. Otherwise, there are fees for locking and overnight mooring. Daily access and season permits are offered.
Detailed fees list

Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Parking Parking
Picnic area Picnic area
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