To access the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal in Montreal, take the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue exit from Highway 20 West, or the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue exit from Highway 40 West.

To fully enjoy the historic site and the attractions in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, allow a half-day of relaxation.

Getting here


170 Sainte-Anne Street
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue QC H9X 1N1

The Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal is located in the western end of the Island of Montreal.

By Car:
From Montreal, take Highway 20 West, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Exit, or take Highway 40 West, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Exit.

By Public Transit

From Lionel-Groulx metro station, take the bus number 211 West. At John-Abbott College, take the number 251 West. Stop at the corner of Sainte-Anne and De l'Église streets. You will be in front of the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal National Historic Site. For more information about the fees and the schedule, please contact STM

The Montreal/ Dorion-Rigaud community train stops at the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue train station, only a few blocks from the canal. For more information about the fees and the schedule, please contact AMT.

Hours of operation

The national historic site is open every day of the year from sunrise to 11 pm. The navigation season runs from Victoria Day to Thanksgiving (mid-May to mid-October).

Complete schedule


Site access is free. Otherwise, there are fees for locking and overnight mooring. Daily access and season permits are offered.

Detailed fees list 

Facilities and services

Information Information
Restrooms Restrooms
Coffee shop Restaurant or café
Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Parking Parking
Dogs on leash Dogs on leash
Picnic area Picnic area