Plan your visit

Lachine Canal National Historic Site

The Lachine Canal is the link between the Old Port and Lake Saint-Louis. The navigation season runs from mid-May to mid-October; join the one million visitors who explore this fabulous urban waterway each year.

Getting here

See how to get to the Lachine Canal National Historic Site and Hangar 1825.

Hours of operation

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


Consult the lockage, mooring and dock rental fees at the Lachine Canal National Historic Site.

Maps and brochures

Maps and Technical Data on the Lachine Canal National Historic Site

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Infrastructure program

Parks Canada has invested $2.6 billion to support infrastructure improvements within national historic sites, national parks, and national marine...

Tourism links

Tourism Links and Visitor Services Centre at Lachine Canal National Historic Site

How to get here

How to get here


Parks Canada
105 McGill Street, 6th Floor
Montréal, Québec, H2Y 2E7


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

Lock No. 5 (Lachine): 514-595-6594

Lock No. 1 (Old-Port): 514-496-1536

VHF-Canal 68



The banks and the path of the Lachine Canal are accessible by public transit or by car. Its 14.5 km-long waterway is accessible through Lock No. 1 in the Old Port of Montreal and Lock No. 5 in the borough of Lachine.

Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Dogs on leash Dogs on leash
Information Information
Parking Parking
Picnic area Picnic area
Canoe rental Rentals
Kayak rental Rentals
Coffee shop Restaurant or café
Restrooms Restrooms
WiFi Wi-Fi
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