Update:

To align with reopening plans made by the Province of Nova Scotia, St. Peters Canal National Historic Site will launch canal and lock services.

If local visitors choose to travel, Parks Canada is asking them to be cautious and conservative in their choice of activities and to stay within the bounds of personal knowledge and skill level. Visitors should respect the guidance of public health experts and authorities and make every effort to limit the spread of COVID-19.

April 11 to May 20, 2022
8 am to 4 pm (limited passage)
Monday to Friday

May 21 to June 25, 2022
8 am to 4 pm

June 26 to September 4, 2022
8 am to 6 pm

September 5 to October 31, 2022
8 am to 4 pm

November 1 to December 23, 2022
8 am to 4 pm (limited passage)
Monday to Friday


Schedule may be subject to change. For more information, phone 902-535-2118 or 902-295-2069.

Limited passage available by request. Call 902-535-2118 to schedule a crossing.

Check back frequently for the most up-to-date information related to the hours of operations for this season once visitor service restrictions have been lifted.


Marine VHF Radio Channel 10.

To contact the Lockmaster call 902-535-2118.

Grounds open year-round.