Some Parks Canada places have begun a safe, gradual reopening of some outdoor areas and services, including camping. Visitors are encouraged to plan ahead and be well-prepared for their visit. Details here.

Early bird offer!

From 15 January to March 31, 2020, take advantage of our 20% discount on seasonal lockage permits and receive 10% off on a mooring permit when you buy both permits.

The seasonal lockage permit allows you to go through any lock system that is part of Canada's historic canals. The seasonal mooring permit allows day and overnight mooring at seven national historic canals, two national parks, and one national marine conservation area.

Order by March 31st, 2020 to get these incredible deals!

Promotional prices

Price per foot 

  Regular Price Promotion:
Until March 31, 2020
Seasonal Lockage Permit $8.99 $7.19 $1.80
Seasonal Overnight Mooring Permit $10.02 - -
Seasonal lockage and mooring package $19.01 $16.21 $2.80

Buy your lockage and mooring permits

Regular fees 2020

Site access is free. However, fees apply for boating services. Fees vary depending on the site, the number of locks to pass and boat length.

Lockage permits

Permits are valid in all Parks Canada waterways and canals.
You can buy them online, or at the lock stations.

Seasonal lockage $8.99/foot
Six days $5.16/foot

Quebec Canals

Single lockage

Chambly Canal and Lachine Canal $1.43/foot
Saint-Ours Canal, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal, Carillon Canal $0.92/foot

Rideau Canal and Trent-Severn Waterway

Single Lock and Return $ 0.92/foot
One Day $ 1.64/foot
Transit one-way $4.75/foot

Overnight mooring fees

Seasonal mooring $10.02/foot
Mooring one night $0.92/foot
Electricity (30 amps) $10.02/24 hours