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Fort Chambly National Historical Site

Nature and Outdoors

Picnic Area
Picnic Area
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Picnic Area

The new picnic area offers many tables at your disposal inside the fort’s marvellous park. Some tables are adapted for individuals with disabilities. Please note there are no shelters in case of rain.


Fort Chambly Park

Fort Chambly is located along the rapids of the Richelieu River. The fort is surrounded by a large wooded area ideal for walking and relaxing. Come take a break and enjoy a nap to the sound of the rapids...

Park of Fort Chambly
Park of Fort Chambly
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Regulations

  • Dogs on a leash are allowed in the park. Only guide dogs are allowed inside the museum.
  • Fishing is forbidden on the bank of the Richelieu River close to Fort Chambly.
  • Wood fires and barbecues are forbidden in the fort area.
  • The park closes at 11 p.m.
  • Feeding the animals is forbidden.
  • Swimming is forbidden.

Consult the National Historic Parks General Regulations (SOR/78-213).

Consult the National Historic Parks Wildlife and Domestic Animals Regulations (SOR/81-613).

Nearby Bicycle Trail

Just a few steps away from the Chambly Canal National Historic Site is a bicycle trail that offers a 20-kilometre course that follows the Chambly Canal all the way to St-Jean-sur-Richelieu.

Interpretive Panels

There are several interpretive panels found around the site for you to learn more about the fort’s history while you take a stroll.

Nearby shops and services

Fort Chambly National Historic Site is just a few minutes away from many restaurants, cafés and shops in Chambly.