Lachine Canal National Historic Site

Hours of Operation

The multipurpose path is maintained from April 15 to November 15 and the park is open year round from dawn to 11 p.m.

Navigation Schedule 2014

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

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Please take notes 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 1-5, arrive at least 30 minutes before the last lockage. The floating docks are located on starboard.

Telephone: 514-595-6594

May 16 to June 20

Monday to Thursday

Lockages at 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. only

Friday to Sunday and holidays

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Last lockage: 3:30 p.m.

June 21 to September 1st

Every day

9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Last lockage: 5:30 p.m.

September 2 to October 13

Monday to Thursday

Lockages at 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. only

Friday to Sunday and holidays

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Last lockage: 3:30 p.m.