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Lachine Canal National Historic Site

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About this place
Ce lieu historique présente la vie et l'œuvre de sir George-Étienne Cartier (1814-1873), l'un des pères de la Confédération. La maison familiale des Cartier a été soigneusement restaurée selon les goûts et les usages de la bourgeoisie montréalaise vers 1860.
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Wayne
Wayne
June 28, 2016
Launching point of the Fur Trade, which mapped North America.
Calindy
Calindy
August 01, 2016
There is the Atwater Market, BIXI bikes to rent to take up the Canal on the bike paths, benchs and grass to have a picnic, restaurants and close to the popular Griffintown and St-Henri (Which is a new hot spot in Montreal, being hailed the "New Le Plateau"). The is also a new boat lounge on the…
H&M
H&M
April 07, 2019
The Lachine Canal is a designated national historical site in the southwest of Montreal. It consists of a 14.5-kilometre urban route that runs between the Old Port and Lac Saint-Louis, which is a waterway characterised by five locks. Along the banks of Lachine, there is a linear urban park that…
Mary
Mary
October 12, 2019
As it name is, Lachine Canal is a recognized historical site located in the southwest of Montreal. The urban route consists of 14.5km which runs from old port of montreal to st. Louis lake. It is also characterized by 5 locks. The most interesting part of this canal is that the linear urban park…
Stephanie
Stephanie
October 20, 2016
The Lachine Canal is a canal passing through the southwestern part of the Island of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, running 14.5 kilometres from the Old Port of Montreal to Lake Saint-Louis, through the boroughs of Lachine, Lasalle and Sud-Ouest.
Pascale
Pascale
June 26, 2015
Idéal pour se promener à vélo, en roller, etc. Accès direct au vieux-port et au marché atwater
Steve
Steve
December 01, 2018
During the summer by bike
Mathieu
Mathieu
June 01, 2016
Early morning run or romantic walk :)
Ion
Ion
December 06, 2018
Lachine, on the southeast bank of Montréal Island (in Lac St.-Louis), got its name from the first pioneers who, in the 17th century, made their way up the St. Lawrence looking for a route to China (in French, "la Chine"). The 14.4-kilometer Lachine Canal, a way of getting around the Lachine Rapids,…
Carolina
Carolina
February 13, 2012
Beautiful bike paths and views!
Toni
Toni
November 28, 2018
Take a walk or rent a bike or kayak and enjoy a day along the scenic Lachine Canal. Watch the birds, see the sunset, have a BBQ or ice cream, do some beer tasting at Terrasse St-Ambroise /McAuslan, etc...the list is endless!

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Location
Montreal, QC H2Y 2E7
Phone(514) 283-6054
Websitepc.gc.ca