Hours of operation

Lachine Canal National Historic Site

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

Lockstation hours 2023

Date: May 19 to June 21

Monday to Friday

9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. only


Saturday, Sunday and holidays

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Date: June 22 to August 16

Everyday

9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Date: August 17 to September 4

Monday to Friday

9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. only


Saturday, Sunday and holidays

9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Date: September 5 to October 9

Monday to Friday

9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. only


Saturday, Sunday and holidays

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Additional informations

  • 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 network.

Historic canals in Quebec

Historic canals in Ontario

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