Hours of operation for 2018 will be published as soon as the dates are confirmed.

The national historic site is open every day from sunrise to 11 p.m. The site is maintained from mid-May to mid-October.

Saint-Ours Canal Beautiful Sunset
Saint-Ours Canal Beautiful Sunset

oTENTik accommodation

Our ready to camp accommodations are available from June 22 to September 17, 2018.

Go to oTENTik accommodations section for complete details.

Navigation schedule 2017

Please take note that times of first and last lockages are not guaranteed. To maximize chances of being locked through, arrive early enough to allow complete lockages in both directions.

During hours of operation, you may contact the canals personnel by VHF-Canal 68.

Telephone: 450-785-2212

Transit: 15 minutes
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the last lockage. The floating docks are located on starboard (island side).

May 19 to June 22

Every day
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

June 23 to August 13

Every day
9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

August 14 to September 4

Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday and holidays
9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

September 5 to October 9

Every day
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Other canals navigation schedules

Plan your itinerary efficiently by using these hyperlinks to the navigation schedules of the other canals within the Parks Canada network.


Opening hours of the Saint-Ours dam

This schedule is subject to change. Please consult the schedule posted on the entrance of the dam located on the Saint-Roch-de-Richelieu side for the most up-to-date information.

May 20 to June 23

Saturday, Sunday and holidays
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

June 24 to August 13

Thursday to Sunday
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

August 14 to September 4

Thursday to Sunday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

September 5 to October 9

Saturday and Sunday
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

October 11 to May 19

Closed

Emergency services can access the dam at all times.