Openings and services differ across the country. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for regular updates.

Important information about your visit to the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal National Historic Site

The Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal National Historic Site is now open. We ask the public to follow the advice of public health experts and to practice physical distancing and hygiene measures, limit public gatherings, as well as respect travel restrictions and closures.

What’s open (updated August 17, 2020)
  • The Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal National Historic Site. 
  • Parkings (limited access)
  • Lockage and mooring, please consult the hours of operation
  • The canal boardwalk;
  • Public toilets;
  • Drinking fountain.
Your safety when visiting

Parks Canada is preparing to receive visitors and boaters safely and will respect the standards provided by Transport Canada for Canadian boaters. 

  • Nautical distancing: 2 meters between each boat;
  • No rafting;
  • Touchless locking: boaters will have to tie their boats themselves and stay on boat while locking;
  • Card payment preferred.

It is possible that boat capacity may be considerably reduced and that the waiting time may be increased at lock station. We appreciate your patience and collaboration.  

During your visit, the Public Health Agency of Canada recommends wearing non-medical masks.

For more information

Infrastructure projects

Parks Canada’s infrastructure program is considered part of the Agency’s critical services to the public. Please consult the Info-Work page for more information on the work in progress at the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal. We will continue to communicate if there are any changes in project status or schedule that impact the public.

During your visit, the Public Health Agency of Canada recommends the use of non-medical masks.

Stay informed 

Parks Canada is working with the municipalities and its partners to keep visitors informed and safe. For the most up to date information, visit: