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Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal
National Historic Site

Activities

Stroll the broadwalk along the way

At the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal, visitors can stroll along the boardwalk, watch boats pass, admire the remains of the first canal, stop at a restaurant terrace or picnic in the greenspace. Then, you can prowl the shops along Sainte-Anne Street and, in mid-June, have fun checking out the vintage cars lining the shores of the canal. What a day!


Featured Activities

Come and enjoy the historic atmosphere of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

A Special Atmosphere
Stroll along the boardwalk, watch boats pass, admire the remains of the first canal, stop at a restaurant terrace or picnic in the greenspace.

Sail Between Lake des Deux-Montagnes and Lake Saint-Louis

Sail Between Lake des Deux-Montagnes and Lake Saint-Louis
Sail along one of the largest waterways in the country by travelling the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal and lock, one of the busiest in Canada and gateway to the Montréal-Kingston waterway.

A picnic in the greenspace

Charms and Treats of Sainte-Anne Street
Enjoy the picturesque beauty of the historic site and relax for a while at one of the many restaurant terraces to watch boats travelling along the canal. Stroll bustling Sainte-Anne Street’s lovely and varied shops and businesses.

One of the busiest locks in Canada

Cruisin’ in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
In mid-June, the shores of the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal are invaded by an annual classic car show. Admire more than 500 muscle cars, hot rods and classic cars from plain to extravagant. Sainte-Anne Street takes on a festive atmosphere with a wide range of spectacular vehicles as its backdrop.

Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau

Circuit bleu Charles-Bruneau
Following the success of the first two editions of Circuit bleu, the Fondation Charles-Bruneau invites brave kayakers to circumnavigate the Island of Montreal once again to raise funds in support of children with cancer.
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Making selfies on a red chair

We've saved you a seat!
Since the summer of 2015, Parks Canada has installed a series of red Adirondack chairs at the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal so that visitors can enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Saint-Louis and the rich historical heritage of this exceptional site. What are you waiting for to discover them?