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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 2016

Learn About How the Locks Operate
Learn about how the
l ocks 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 20 to June 23

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 24 to August 14

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

August 15 to September 5

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 6 to October 10

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.


Other Canals Navigation Schedules

Plan your itinerary efficiently by using these hyperlinks to the navigation schedules of the other canals within the Parks Canada network.