Built on an isthmus, the 800-metre St. Peters Canal joins the Atlantic Ocean to the sparkling Bras d’Or Lake, meandering along Battery Park, popular for boating, fishing, and picnicking.

As the pride of St. Peter’s village, trace the canal’s history back to a fortified 17th century trading post built by French merchants, to its remarkable 15-year construction and evolution as a contemporary waterway, opening up Cape Breton Island development.

Getting here

160 Toulouse Street
St. Peter's, Nova Scotia
B0E 3B0

Hours of operation

September 26, 2017 and after
Limited passage
Weekdays
902-535-2118

Schedule may be subject to change. Complete schedule

Fees

Free admission

Contact us

Telephone: 902-535-2118 or 902-295-2069
Email: information@pc.gc.ca

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