The Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site is a great place for picnicking and strolling. Whether you come by pleasure boat or car, Darvard Island offers exceptional views of the Richelieu River.

To enjoy the region to the utmost, plan a few days' vacation by staying in one of our oTENTik accommodation units! It's an alternative to camping that is original, comfortable and hassle-free!


  • Pleasure boating

    With family or friends, explore the Richelieu River aboard your pleasure boat.

  • oTENTik accommodation

    With friends or family, the Parks Canada oTENTik accommodation offers a unique experience in ease and comfort in an enchanting site by the Richelieu River.

  • A man and a woman riding their bikes on the Saint-Ours Canal's bike path


    Discover the cycling circuits that run throught the Saint-Ours Canal. Plan your itinerary along the Richelieu River.

  • Picnicking

    Although the Saint-Ours Canal was created with the aim of improving navigation on the Richelieu River, visitors on foot will also enjoy it with picnicking, relaxing and a nice stroll on the menu.

All activities

Bird watching
Dog walking
Picnic Area Picnicking