Sault Ste-Marie Canal National Historic Site

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Sault Ste-Marie Canal National Historic Site information

Location
Sault Ste Marie , Canada
Address
1 Canal Dr
Telephone
+1 705 941 6262
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Stroll through the quiet islands on the Canadian side of the waterway; the majority of freighter traffic occurs further afield in the American locks – the older Canadian locks, built in 1895, are used for recreational vessels only. The Attikamek walking trail is a short, self-guided hike around South St Mary's Island. The meandering path winds through wooded knolls, encircles the trenchlike locks and dips under the International Bridge, allowing visitors to grasp the interesting juxtaposition of nature and industry.