The Chambly Canal path

Chambly Canal National Historic Site

This 20 km trail links the cities of Chambly, Carignan and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Walk along the river and watch the locks and boats peacefully navigate on this historic canal. On foot or by bicycle, this linear and flat trail allows you to admire the varied and colourful landscapes of Montérégie. Consult the interactive map of the multifunctional path of the Chambly Canal National Historic Site, to find out about the locks, parks, services and attractions along the canal and its trail.

Connected to a vast network

The Chambly Canal path is part of the Route Verte no. 1 network and the Trans Canada Trail. It is connected to La Montérégiade, the Montée du chemin de Chambly, La Route des Champs and the Vallée-des-Forts bicycle axis. Experienced cyclists can discover the region on their bikes!

The Véloroute Gourmande

The Véloroute Gourmande links Montréal and Sherbrooke and offers 75 gourmet attractions to discover. Luggage transportation and accommodation services are available for cycloepicurean adventurers!

To learn more, visit the Véloroute Gourmande website

Cycling loops and bicycle tourism

Looking for inspiration for your next adventure on two wheels? Tourisme Montérégie has developed cycling loops. Discover the itineraries, suggested accommodations and more information on luggage transportation on the Tourisme Montérégie website.

Tow horses at work with barges loaded with wood logs near Lock No. 9 on the Chambly Canal, ca. 1914. (Pa-085731)
The history of the canal path

Learn more about this trail that was once dedicated to the carters who pulled the barges on the canal.

Cyclists riding on the Chambly Canal National Historic Site path
Path safety

Consult the rules to follow and the behaviours to adopt for a safe visit.

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