The Chambly Canal is located 30 kilometers from Montreal via Highway 10, exit 22.

Boaters can access it from the Richelieu River, Lake Champlain or the St. Lawrence River.

The canal's path is maintained from April 15 to November 15, but remains accessible at all times.

Getting here

Chambly Access

1751, Bourgogne Avenue J3L 1Y8

Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Access

327 Champlain Street J3B 6W2 

Site acces

The Chambly Canal runs the whole length of Route 223 Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu to Chambly. You can acces the canal by car, by bus, by bike or by walking.

Getting here

Hours of operation

The national historic site is open every day of the year from sunrise to 11 p.m. 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

Gift Shop Gift shop
Picnic area Picnic area
Information Information
Restrooms Restrooms
Parking Parking
WiFi Wi-Fi