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 $8.80/foot
Six days $5.05/foot

Quebec Canals

Single lockage

Chambly Canal and Lachine Canal $1.40/foot
Saint-Ours Canal, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal, Carillon Canal $0.90/foot

Rideau Canal et Trent-Severn Waterway

Single Lock and Return $ 0.90/foot
One Day $ 1.60/foot
Transit one-way $4.65/foot

Overnight mooring fees

Seasonal mooring $9.80/foot
Mooring one night $0.90/foot
Electricity (30 amps) $9.80/24 hours


A mother and sons paddling

Canoes and Kayak: 50% discount on seasonal lockage permits

Attention all paddlers! The Seasonal Lockage Permit for canoe and kayak is back – enjoy 50% off.

Buy your permit now!