Sault Ste. Marie Canal

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
1 Canal Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
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Visitor Centre: May 13-June 30 Mon-Fri 10-5 | July 1-Sept.2 Daily 10-5 | Sept 3 - Oct 11 Mon-Fri 10-4 Lock Hours: May 15 to June 13 11-7 Daily | June 14 - Sept 2 9-9 Daily | Sept 3 - Oct 15 11-7 Daily


The Sault Ste. Marie Canal, built in 1895, was the world’s longest lock, the first to operate using electricity and the last link in an all-Canadian navigational chain from the Atlantic to Lake Superior. Today the Canal, used by recreational craft, is a great spot for boat-watching and picnics – but you can do more than watch! Let a Parks Canada interpreter/guide introduce you to the Canal’s fascinating history.


  • Family-Friendly
  • Food and Beverages
  • Guided Tour
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Parkland
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access


1 Canal Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
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