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Opening hours

Traveling on the Dalsland canal is first and foremost a peaceful experience - with idyllic lock stations and mighty natural scenes, a labyrinth of lakes and canals. At each lock there is a lock keeper who guides you and give you information about the area.

Peak season 2021
June 7th -  August 22nd

May 31st - June 6th
August 23rd - August 29th

June (7–30 June)
Monday–Saturday 09.00 a.m.–7.00 p.m.
Sunday 11.00 a.m.–4.00 p.m.
Midsummer Eve 25/6 11.00 a.m.–4.00 p.m.
Midsummer Day 26/6 11.00 a.m.–4.00 p.m.

July (1–31 July)
Monday–Sunday 9.00 a.m.–7.00 p.m.
Håverud - Monday–Sunday 8.00 a.m.–8.00 p.m.
Upperud - Monday–Sunday 9.00 a.m.–8.00 p.m.

August (1–15 August)
Monday–Saturday 9.00 a.m.–7.00 p.m.
Sunday 10.00 a.m.–5.00 p.m.

16-22 August
Monday–Sunday 10.00 p.m.–5.00 p.m.

23-29 August (limited opening)
Monday–Sunday 12.00 p.m.–4.00 p.m. at the following lock stations: Lennartsfors, Gustavsfors, Krokfors. All other stations are closed.

Subject to possible changes.


Pre- and post-season  - on request

May 31st to June 6th
August 23rd to August 29th

During pre- and post-season and you have to book your passages in advance. The fee for lock opening is 385 SEK per lock station in addition to the regular fee.

Pre-book by emailing: foe@dalslandskanal.se. We need your request no later than three days before you want to pass through the locks.

Opening hours during pre- and post-season:
Monday – Friday at 09:00–16:00


Keep in mind!

At all lock stations, you may not begin to lock through if it is anticipated that lockage will be completed after closing time.


Opening hours - The bridge at road E45 in Köpmannebro

June (7th-30th)
August (1st-15th)
Monday - Saturday
At. 10:00
At. 13:30
At. 17:30
At. 11:30
At. 14:00

Monday - Sunday
At. 10:00
At. 13:30
At. 17:30

Late August (16th-22nd)
Monday - Sunday
At. 11:30
At. 14:00

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