Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site is in Sault Ste Marie Ontario’s Algoma Country Region. This National Historic Site was originally established as of 1895 and is known for being the world’s longest lock, the fist operated with electricity and the last link in an all-Canadian waterway. Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site is on the southeast shore of Lake Superior, where it meets Lake Huron. The Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historical Site features a new Visitor Centre and exhibit, Attikamek Trail, guided tours and more. Some of the main things to do in include explore the exhibits, hike the trails, rent a Fat Bike, sit and have a picnic, or watch a boat lock through. While visiting the historic site you can also birdwatch, participate in tours/programs, and geocache. The lock and visitor center are open mid-May to mid-October and times vary depending on the month.
Cost of admission can be found on their official website along with packages for wedding rentals. The Sault Ste. Marie Canal Historic Site is a wonderful part of the region’s history while also being a great place to learn and gain experiences while traveling.