The Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal is a canal and set of locks linking Lake Saint-Louis and Lake of Two Mountains at Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, the very westernmost point of Montreal Island, Quebec, Canada. It is a National Historic Site of Canada.The canal is located in the eastern channel of the Ottawa River around Perrot Island where shallow rapids form a natural obstacle. It forms part of the waterway system that allows boating access from the Saint Lawrence River up the Ottawa River to the City of Ottawa, and even to Kingston via the Rideau Canal.The canal and locks are used today exclusively for recreational boating. The site is a popular tourist location that also offers mooring places, picnic tables, boat launch, and park land. Guided tours and interpretative panels are provided by Parks Canada. Together with the boardwalk and restaurants and cafes that line the canal, the site drew 181,000 visitors and 23,000 boaters in 2003, making it the second busiest canal and locks in Quebec. The dimensions of the lock are 54.86m long, 12.19m wide, and 2.74m deep at the sills. It lifts boats by 1m.Make Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal a part of your Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue vacation plans using our Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue online tour itinerary maker .
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This area is a lovely area to eat a meal by the water and take in a nice view. There are great small shops to browse around. more »
This is one of the best sceneries on the west island.Besides the scenery there is all these little shops that sell all sorts of snacks and refreshments. more »
parfait endroit pour aller relaxer sur une terrasse l'été et regarder les multiple bateau marcher sur le bord de l'eau c'est très agréable more »perfect place to go relax on a terrace in the summer and watching the multiple boat walk on the edge of the water it is very nice
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