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Carillon Canal
National Historic Site

Carillon Canal National Historic Site

To the delight of merchants, the Carillon Canal - built on the Ottawa River for military purposes - opened in 1833. Located 100 kilometres from Montreal and 130 from Ottawa, the Canal is today a pleasure boating waterway.

You'll be intrigued by the manoeuvres made by boats using the lock which enables them to navigate a 20-metre drop in only 40 minutes!

Then, head off to explore the former barracks that now house a museum.