Canaan – Hereford Border Crossing

Canaan - Hereford border crossing

Canaan – Hereford border crossing

The Canaan – Hereford border crossing is a fairly quiet port that connects the town of Canaan, Vermont and Saint-Herménégilde, Quebec. It is one of two crossings in the Canaan, located on the west side of the town while the Beecher Falls port is on the east side.

Similar to other nearby US border facilities, the station at this port was built in 1933 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Hours of Operations & Wait Times

The US port of entry is open 24/7 to all vehicles. The Canadian port of entry is also open 24/7 to passenger vehicles. Its commercial services, however, is only available on weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm, except on holidays. Wait times at this port can be monitored using the CanBorder app or the CBP Border Wait Times app (Google Play or iTunes).

Weather, Traffic & Road Conditions

Find more about Weather in Canaan, VT Traffic is light at the Canaan – Hereford border crossing. The New England 511 website provides updates on traffic and road conditions in Vermont that travelers can check while on the go. They can also follow the Twitter account @511VT for updates.

Visitors to Quebec can call 511 or 1-888-355-0511 to use the Quebec 511 program which releases road conditions reports to the public. Travelers can also download the program’s mobile app or follow the Twitter account @Qc511_Mtl to get the same information.

Contact & Directions for Your Trip

To learn more about crossing the border at the Canaan – Hereford port, travelers can contact customs officials at this location using the phone numbers below. To reach this crossing, travelers can use the map and directions provided below.

Find Directions to the Border Crossing on the Map

How to Get to the Border?
From the US, take US 3 to Canaan and continue northwest on Vermont Route 114 to reach Route 141. Follow VT 141 until you get to the US-Canada border. From Quebec, head south on Quebec Route 141 where it terminates in Saint-Herménégilde at the US-Canada border.

Address & Phone Numbers


  • U.S.: Vermont 141 Canaan, Vermont 05903
  • US Customs: (802) 266-3375


  • Canada: Highway 141, Stanhope, Quebec J0B 2W0
  • Canadian Customs: (819) 844-2242

Useful information for travelers

On your way to crossing the border hotels are available, compare best hotels prices available on the US side and Canadian side. Bed and breakfast can be found here and here. If you are looking to find cheap cars for rent check this website for comparision of car rent prices. Check best car rental deals from Hertz, Avis, National Car Hire and Alamo.

Are you heading for camping, check for this fantastic campgrounds, or search for the best RV parking places. Need an RV hired, check this website. Boats and canoes are available for rent if you are crossing the border for some fun and hiking check these accommodation options. Are you going for golf – see the top golf courses and tee times here. Hiking options.

Did you car break down middle of the road, call for car help get emergency services. Do you need travel insurance – visit our partners here. You pets can be insured as well here. Visiting Canada for medical reasons, check this website.

Documentation needs to be all ready, for find the necessary legal forms here.

Things to Know About the Canaan – Hereford Border Crossing:

  • An old line house still stands on the boundary line at the Canaan – Hereford border crossing. The building used to be a popular watering hole during the years of Prohibition. People could legally buy and consume liquor on the Canadian side of the building. Today, the building stands empty.
  • The Neil-Tillotson Trail is easily accessible from this port. Hiking enthusiasts can enjoy its beautiful scenery including the Donat Falls.
  • Canaan, Vermont is a great town for hiking, camping, boating, skiing, and snowmobiling activities.

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