Spend the night on Chambly Canal National Historic Site

The enchanting hot air balloons from a viewpoint on the water

Since you need more than a day to enjoy all that the Richelieu Valley has to offer, take advantage of the overnight mooring service offered at several locations along the Chambly Canal. During your navigation into the heart of the region, the lock operators welcome you to make your experience memorable and safe.

Locks Nos. 1-2-3 wharves – Chambly area
Day and night, moor at Locks Nos. 1-2-3 wharves to enjoy the attractions of Old Chambly. Bourgogne Avenue offers lots of restaurants and bistros, in addition to grocery stores, boutiques and other services available in the area. Walk or bike on the canal’s path (rental service of the Friends of the Chambly Canal) and attend the concerts at the Parc des Ateliers.

Lock No. 9 wharves – Old Saint-Jean area
At the southern tip of the Chambly Canal, moor overnight at Lock No. 9 wharves, to discover Old Saint-Jean. A few steps away, the streets of the historic quarter feature several boutiques, friendly restaurants and stages. Don’t miss the outdoor events at the Place publique and the magic of the International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, which you can take in the water.

For more information, consult the map of the Chambly Canal path.

Advantages of overnight mooring

  • Save time by being the first ones to lock through
  • Enjoy a unique low-cost experience
  • Access to bathrooms (Check with the lock operators)
  • Captivating stop in your journey
  • Unlimited access to surrounding attractions and services

Mooring is offered on a first-come, first-served basis

*On Quebec canals, contact the lock operators through VHF-canal 68 during operating hours.

Mooring rate per night: $0.90 / foot
Consult the seasonal lockage and mooring permits section for a complete listing of standard rates and package deals.

For more information about the location and specifics of mooring docks on each of Parks Canada’s waterways, visit the overnight mooring section of the Historic Canals of Canada website.

Locks Nos. 1, 2 and 3

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Lock No. 9
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