St. Peters Canal National Historic Site - Historic Places Days

St. Peters Canal National Historic Site

Saint Peter's, Nova Scotia
160 Toulouse St, Saint Peter's, NS B0E 3B0, Canada
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902-535-2118 or 902-295-2069

This traditional Mi’kmaq portage route between the Atlantic Ocean and Bras d’Or Lakes saw the rise and fall of a French trading post, settlement, and British hill-top fort. Today you can visit the canal and locks, which permanently linked the two waterways in a feat of 19th-century engineering.


  • Family-Friendly
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Parkland
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access


160 Toulouse St, Saint Peter's, NS B0E 3B0, Canada
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