Hours of operation

Lachine Canal National Historic Site

The national historic site is open every day from sunrise to 11 p.m. Please note that facilities and services such as the restrooms are accessible only during operating hours.

Lockstation hours 2024

Date: May 17 to June 19


9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. only

Date: June 20 to September 2

Monday to Thursday

10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. only

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Date: September 3 to October 14


9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. only

 Download and print the schedules and fees document - PDF Format (357 Ko)

Additional information

  • Transit time: ≈ 3 h
  • At Locks Nos. 1 and 5, arrive at least 30 minutes before the last lockage. The floating docks are located on starboard. 
  • Please take note that times of first and last lockages are not guaranteed. To maximize chances of being locked through, arrive early enough to allow complete lockages in both directions.

To contact lock keepers

By phone :

By VHF-Canal 68 during hours of operation

Other canals navigation schedules

Plan your itinerary efficiently by using these hyperlinks to the navigation schedules of the other canals within the Parks Canada waterways.

Historic canals in Quebec

Historic canals in Ontario

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