Lieu historique national du Canal-de-Chambly
Open for commercial navigation in 1843, the canal now welcomes pleasure boats. Eight of the nine canal locks have conserved their manual function. The 1-2-3 staircase locks are unique in Québec. The old towpath that borders the canal has been transformed into a 20 kilometre bicycle path that links Chambly to Saint-Jean-sur- Richelieu.
|City / Town||Chambly|
|Address||1751, avenue de Bourgogne|
|Postal/Zip Code||J3L 1Y8|
|Telephone||450 658-6525 / 1 888 773-8888|
Outdoor ActivitiesSchedule : daily, mid-May to mid-October.
Activities : Fishing, biking, hiking, bird watching, picnic area, washrooms, canoe, kayak
Description : Enjoy the charm of the Chambly Canal, which combines history and natural wonders! The 20 km-long Canal which links Chambly and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, is bordered by a bicycle path accessible to all. Along the way, you can admire the pleasure boats and the skilful work of the lock masters. Pay close attention to staircase locks 1, 2 & 3, they are unique in Québec!
Equipment rental : Biking
Admission Fee : free access to site. Additional charges for navigation services and parking.