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Lachine Canal National Historic Site

Hours of Operation

The national historic site is open every day from sunrise to 11 p.m. The path is maintained from April 15th to November 15th each year.

Navigation Schedule 2015

Learn About How the Locks Operate
Learn About How the
Locks Operate

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Please take note that time of lockages may vary. To maximize chances of being locked through, please arrive early enough to allow complete lockages in both directions.

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

Transit: 3 to 5 hours
At locks 1 and 5, arrive at least 30 minutes before the last lockage. The floating docks are located on starboard.

Telephone: 514-595-6594

May 15 to June 18

Monday to Friday
Lockages at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. only

Saturday, Sunday and holidays
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

June 19 to August 16

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

August 17 to September 7

Monday to Friday
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday and holidays
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

September 8 to October 12

Monday to Friday
Lockages at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. only

Saturday, Sunday and holidays
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.