Overnight mooring on Saint-Ours Canal

During your journey on the Richelieu River, treat yourself to a stop by mooring overnight at the wharves available upstream and downstream from the Saint-Ours Canal lock, some twenty kilometres south of Sorel. Among other things, you will be able to take advantage of the grassy beauty of Darvard Island to stroll around and enjoy nature.

Mooring rate per nigh
$0.90 / foot 

Services 
oTENTik accommodations and programming of the Friends of the Saint-Ours Canal. 

Nearby 
Vianney-Legendre Fishway, Golf Les Patriotes, The Jardin des curiosités, grocery stores, camping sites, restaurants, Maison de la culture de Saint-Roch-de-Richelieu and others.

Take a look on the Saint-Ours Canal activities section for more information.

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.

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's website.

Lock of Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site