COVID-19 and your visit to Fort Chambly National Historic Site
Openings and services differ across the country. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for regular updates.
Important information about your visit to Fort Chambly National Historic Site
Parks Canada is asking Canadians to stay cautious and conservative in their use of Parks Canada administered places and to respect the guidance of public health experts and all current public health restrictions, and to make every effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and keep one another safe.
Parks Canada staff will be on site to direct visitors and answer their questions. Distancing measures must be observed to protect visitors and employees.
The vaccination passport is not required to visit Fort Chambly National Historic Site.
Although a limited number of visitors are allowed at one time, no reservations are required and visit is self-guided.
At this time, no group activities are offered.
The park on the banks of the Richelieu River is an enchanting setting for strolling, picnicking and relaxing. Visitors should leave no trace when they are visiting outdoor spaces. Garbage containers are present throughout national historic sites and visitors are asked to use them. If a garbage can is full, visitors should use the next one or bring their garbage with them.
What’s open (updated May 20, 2021)
- Exhibitions rooms
- Open courtyard
- The indoor washrooms are reserved for the use of Fort Chambly visitors. Public washrooms are available for park users at the entrance to parking lot P1 and at the Guardhouse, near parking lot P2.
- The parking lots and Fort Chambly Park are open from dawn to 11 pm
What’s closed (updated May 20, 2021)
- No closure until further notice
Your safety when visiting
- Parks Canada is asking Canadians to be cautious and conservative in their use of Parks Canada administered places, to respect the guidance of public health experts and all restrictions in place, and to make every effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and keep one another safe.
- Security is a shared responsibility. Bring your own hygiene supplies (hand sanitizer, wipes, table cloth, etc.) and enough water and food.
- Practice good hand hygiene by washing your hands frequently and avoiding touching your face. Use hand sanitizer when in public spaces where you must touch surfaces.
- Leave no trace when you visit outdoor spaces. Dispose of waste by using appropriate garbage containers or taking your waste home. For more information, consult the Leave No Trace Canada program.