Launch your own adventure along Canada's original highways. Going through the locks, you'll appreciate the "cutting-edge" engineering technology – from over 150 years ago! Immerse yourself in the beautiful landscapes, fascinating stories and lively local culture. Here's your chance to create unforgettable memories, surrounded by the sights and sounds of Canada's waterways.

Your getaway to new horizons this summer

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[Aerial view of the Trent-Severn Canal.]

Image of a boat in the Lachine Canal
Image of a lock operator who is smiling
Image of a child holding a watermelon in his hand and watching ducks in the water
Image of a lock operator near the canal
Image of kayakers on the canal

Image of boats near the lock
Image of a lock operator
Image of a turning bridge
Lockmaster who is operating the controls
Image of boats in the canal

Canal landscape image
Imageof a family near the canal
Image of a closing lock gate and a boat in the canal
Young people playing and throwing the ball

Image of a lock operator
Image de bateaux dans le canal, de jeunes filles qui regardent un panneau d'interprétation.

Image of people looking at the canal
Images of boats in the canal

Aerial view of the Rideau Canal
Images of boats in the canal
Aerial view of boats near the lock
People enjoying a fire and who a seated opn a red chair.
Aerial view of boats near the lock

Aerial view of a lock
Images of boats in the canal
Image of a lock keeper taking a cable in his hands
Image of watercraft in the canal

Her Majesty the Queen in Right for Canada, Represented by Parks Canada, 2018


Canals by province

Québec

Ontario

Nova Scotia


Canals 2018 navigation schedules

Plan your itinerary efficiently by consulting the navigation schedules of the Parks Canada historic canals network.


Maps


Additional information