The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site

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The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site is located along the entrance to the Lachine Canal, not far from Lake Saint-Louis, in the west of the Island of Montréal. It belongs to the Pôle des Rapides tourism area which includes the Museum of the city of Lachine (in French only), the Fleming Mill , Maison Saint-Gabriel , etc. For tourism information contact the Pôle des Rapides organization, (514) 364-4490.

Furthermore, The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site is located within the boundaries of the Lachine Canal, another historic site recently renovated. A 14-km bicycle path lines the Lachine Canal between the Old Port of Montréal and Lachine. At Lachine Lock, the Visitors Services Centre offers a photographic exhibition on the canal, an outsideinterpretive display, a snack bar and a gift shop. Nearby, René-Lévesque Park features an open-air sculptural garden.

You can also visit the village of Kanawake, on the other side of the river. Not to mention the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Côte-Sainte-Catherine Lock.