Red chairs

Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site

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Parks Canada has placed over 200 red Adirondack chairs in peaceful and scenic locations throughout many of the country’s most unique and treasured places, including the 2 sets found here at the Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site.

Grab a friend, go for a walk then relax and snap a selfie on one of our red chairs. Each location immerses you in the landscape and its history. Any means is fine for going in search of the red chairs along the the Saint-Ours Canal, whether on foot, by bicycle or even by boat! While some chairs are easy to spot, others require a little more effort.

How to find the red chairs at the Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site

The red chairs are for you to discover. While some chairs are easy to find, others require more of an adventure.

Find them in the following locations:

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Location Description of location
On the northern point of Darvard Island, downstream of the Saint Ours Canal lock North view of the Richelieu River
South of Darvard Island, upstream of the lock View south from the Richelieu River

See the list of red chair locations across Canada

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Parks Canada’s red chairs: where it all started

In 2011, our friends at Gros Morne National Park came up with the idea to place sets of Adirondack chairs in lesser-known, stunning locations around the park, inviting visitors to enjoy and share on social media. Today, the iconic red chairs can be found in over 100 locations administered by Parks Canada.

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The Parks Canada red chairs are made from 100% recycled plastic saved from Canadian landfills.

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