Fort Lennox National Historic Site

How to Get There?

Fort Lennox is located at Saint-Paul-de-l'Île-aux-Noix, 60 km from Montreal and 12 km from the United States border.

Here's how to get there:

Click on your starting point to get the itinerary.

Coming from Montreal (Champlain Bridge)

You are on Champlain Bridge heading for the South Shore.
Take Exit 60 to Highways 10, 15 and 20.
Take the left exit toward Highways 15 South and 20 East.
Take Exit 53 indicating Highway I-87, Highway 15, La Prairie and New York.
Take the Highway 132 exit on the left toward Highway 15 and La Prairie.
Take Highway 132 West /Highway 15 South.
Take Exit 21 to Highway 219 leading to Highway 221, Napierville and Sherrington.
Turn left on Highways 219 and 221, also called Rang Sainte-Marguerite.
Continue along Highway 221.
Turn left onto Chemin de la 4e Ligne.
Turn right onto Rue Principale.
Turn left onto 61e Avenue.
The destination is on your left.

Coming from Montreal (Mercier Bridge)

You are on the Mercier Bridge heading for the South Shore.
Exit on the left to get onto Highway 132 East leading to Highway 15, Highway 30 and La Prairie.
Continue along Highway 132 East.
Take Exit 98-S leading to Highways 15 and I-87 toward New York.
Take Highway 15 South.
Take Exit 21 to Highway 219 leading to Highway 221, Napierville and Sherrington.
Turn left on Highways 219 and 221, also called Rang Sainte-Marguerite.
Continue along Highway 221.
Turn left onto Chemin de la 4e Ligne.
Turn right onto Rue Principale.
Turn left onto 61e Avenue.
The destination is on your left.

Coming from Montreal (Jacques-Cartier Bridge)

You are on the Jacques-Cartier Bridge heading to the South Shore.
Take Highways 132 West and 20 West.
Continue along Highway 132 West (watch signs for Highway 15, Highway 137 and La Prairie).
Continue along Highway 15 South.
Turn left on Highways 219 and 221, also called Rang Sainte-Marguerite.
Continue along Highway 221.
Turn left onto Chemin de la 4e Ligne.
Turn right onto Rue Principale.
Turn left onto 61e Avenue.
The destination is on your left.

Coming from Montreal (Louis-Hippolyte-Lafontaine Bridge and Tunnel)

You are on the Louis-Hippolyte-Lafontaine Bridge and Tunnel heading for the South Shore.
Take Exit 90 to get onto Highways 132 West and 20 West.
Continue along Highway 132 West (watch signs for Highway 15, Highway 137 and La Prairie).
Continue along Highway 15 South.
Turn left on Highways 219 and 221, also called Rang Sainte-Marguerite.
Continue along Highway 221.
Turn left onto Chemin de la 4e Ligne.
Turn right onto Rue Principale.
Turn left onto 61e Avenue.
The destination is on your left.

Coming from Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (Boulevard du Séminaire)

You are on Boulevard du Séminaire heading south.
Boulevard du Séminaire South becomes Rue Jacques-Cartier South.
Rue Jacques-Cartier South becomes Highway 223.
Turn left onto 61e Avenue.
The destination is on your left.

Coming from Sherbrooke (Highway 10)

You are on Highway 10 heading west.
Take Exit 29 to Highway 133.
Turn left onto Chemin des Patriotes and Highway 133 (signage for Highway 133 and Iberville).
Continue along Chemin des Patriotes East.
Turn left to get to Highway 35 North.
Take Exit 7-S to Highway 223 South and Boulevard du Seminaire South.
Turn right onto Boulevard du Séminaire andHighway 223 South.
Boulevard du Séminaire South becomes Rue Jacques-Cartier South.
Rue Jacques-Cartier South becomes Highway 223.
Turn left onto 61e Avenue.
The destination is on your left.

Coming from New York State (Highway I-87)

You are on Highway I-87 heading north.
When you enter Canada, Highway I-87 North becomes Highway 15 North.
Take Exit 6 to Highway 202 East for Hemmingford and St. Bernard de Lacolle.
Turn left on Highway 202 East.
Turn left on Highway 221 North.
Highway 221 North becomes Rue de l'Église
Turn right on Rue Richelieu.
Rue Richelieu becomes Highway 202 East.
Turn left on Highway 223 North.
Turn right on 61e Avenue.
The destination is on your left.

If you have a GPS device

Here is the address to enter on your device:

1 – 61st Avenue
Saint-Paul-de-l’Île-aux-Noix
J0J 1G0

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Directions to Fort Lennox National Historic Site
© Parks Canada

The parking area and information centre are located in the village, on the west shore of the Richelieu River, but the fort itself is located is located on a magnificent island in the middle of the river. The entry fee includes the crossing by ferry.

Pleasure craft have direct access to the island. To visit the fort, users must pay entry fees that do not include the crossing by ferry.