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Chambly Canal National Historic Site

How to Get There

Map of Montreal and Montérégie area access roads and historic canals. Regional Map
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The Chambly Canal runs the whole length of Route 223

By Car

Highway 10, Exit 22

Chambly Access (downstream)
Locks No. 1, No. 2, and No. 3:
1751, Bourgogne Avenue, J3L 1Y8

Follow directions towards Chambly 

Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Access (upstream)
Lock No. 9: 327 Champlain Street, J3B 6W2

Take Highway 35, Exit 7. Continue to Champlain St. The canal will be in front of you then turn right to reach Lock No. 9.

By Bus

From Downtown Terminus (Montreal) or Longueuil Terminus to Chambly

The inter-municipal board of transport of Chambly, Richelieu, and Carignan (CITCRC) offers a bus service between Montreal/Longueuil and Chambly. There is a bus stop near canal Locks No. 1, No. 2, and No. 3 at the corner of De Bourgogne St. and Du Fort St.

For more information about schedules and prices, contact CITCRC customer service at 514-877-6003 or visit their Web site: http://amt.qc.ca/autobus/citcrc

From downtown Montreal to Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

For schedule information and prices, visit the following Web site:
Ville de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (only in French)

By Bike

The Chambly Canal’s multi-purpose path is part of Route verte 1. It is accessible via Route verte 2 in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.

The multi-purpose path along the Chambly Canal links the Montée du Fort-Chambly to the Montérégiade and the Vallée-des-Forts bike paths.

For further information: http://tourisme-monteregie.qc.ca/cyclotourisme (only in French)