Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site of Canada

How to get here

Aerial Photo Aerial photograph of Canal Drive.
© Parks Canada / George Vandervlugt, summer 2001

From Michigan, via the international bridge:

  • Turn right onto Huron Street after customs
  • Continue through the intersection, staying in the right-hand lane
  • Turn left onto Canal Drive
  • Follow Canal Drive to the Visitor Centre parking lot in front of the Administration Building

OR:


Follow the beaver symbol to the Sault Ste. Marie Canal

From Highway 17 North:

  • Continue from Hwy 17 North into the city
  • Hwy 17 North becomes Great Northern Road; Great Northern Road becomes Pim Street
  • Follow Great Northern Road / Pim Street to Wellington Street East
  • Turn right onto Wellington Street East, staying in the left-hand lane and follow to Elgin Street
  • Turn left onto Elgin Street and follow to Queen Street East
  • Turn right onto Queen Street East and follow to Huron Street
  • Turn left onto Huron Street, staying in the right-hand lane, and follow to Canal Drive
  • Turn left onto Canal Drive and follow to the Visitor Centre parking lot in front of the Administration Building

OR:


Follow the beaver symbol to the Sault Ste. Marie Canal

From Highway 17 East:

  • Continue from Hwy 17 East into the city
  • Hwy 17 East will become Trunk Road
  • Follow Trunk Road to the end where it will become Wellington Street East
  • Follow Wellington Street East, staying in the left-hand lane, to Elgin Street
  • Turn left onto Elgin Street and follow to Queen Street East
  • Turn right onto Queen Street East and follow to Huron Street
  • Turn left onto Huron Street, staying in the right-hand lane, and follow to Canal Drive
  • Turn left onto Canal Drive and follow to the Visitor Centre parking lot in front of the Administration Building

OR:


Follow the beaver symbol to the Sault Ste. Marie Canal

To view a map of the area and for more information visit the Tourism Sault Ste. Marie website.