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List of Canada–United States border crossings

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This article includes lists of border crossings, ordered from west to east (north to south for Alaska crossings), along the Canada–United States border. Each port of entry (POE) in the tables below links to an article about that crossing.

On the U.S. side, each crossing has a three-letter Port of Entry code. This code is also seen on passport entry stamp or parole stamp. The list of codes is administered by the Department of State. Note that one code may correspond to multiple crossings.[1]

Cars approaching Canada Customs at Douglas, British Columbia, from Blaine, Washington

Land ports of entry[edit]

Port of entry hours of service for road crossings, except where noted, are open year-round during the day.

The yellow background indicates a border crossing where travel is permitted in only one direction.
The green background indicates a border crossing that is located at a bridge or a tunnel.

Unstaffed road crossings[edit]

Unstaffed road crossing at Angle Inlet, Minnesota

This is a list of roads that cross the U.S.–Canada border that do not have border inspection services, but where travelers are legally allowed to cross the border in one or both directions.

In prior years, there were dozens of such roads where one could legally cross the border and then proceed to an open Customs office to report for inspection, but most have since been barricaded. Current requirements for reporting to CBSA or CBP for inspection are noted.

Many former uncontrolled roads that served as points of entry along the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Swanton Sector were barricaded/closed in the mid-1970s in securing the 1976 Montreal Summer Olympics.[6] These included Clinton, Franklin and St. Lawrence counties in upstate New York, and in Franklin, Orleans and Essex counties in Vermont.

Road Name
United States
United States
Road Name
State Notes Coordinates
Stewart Road to Salmon Glacier [Premier] British Columbia Hyder NF-88, Tongass National Forest Alaska Unstaffed and open. Canadian road ends at former Granduc Mine; U.S. road connects only to Canada. 56°2′46.32″N 130°2′12.48″W / 56.0462000°N 130.0368000°W / 56.0462000; -130.0368000
Skagit Valley Provincial Park Silver Skagit Road North Cascades National Park Silver Skagit Road Washington Unstaffed and open. Canadian road with access to Hozomeen Campground on Ross Lake ends about 2 miles inside the US. Persons found on the U.S. side by the U.S. Border Patrol should be prepared to provide passport identification. 49°0′0.72″N 121°3′46.80″W / 49.0002000°N 121.0630000°W / 49.0002000; -121.0630000
E.C. Manning Provincial Park Pacific Crest Trail Pacific Crest Trail Travel into Canada only permitted for those holding a Pacific Crest Trail Entry Permit (which must be applied for in advance). Entry into the US is not permitted.[7] 49°0′0″N 120°47′59.42″W / 49.00000°N 120.7998389°W / 49.00000; -120.7998389
Warner County Range Road 153B, Range Road 152, Range Road 150, Range Road 144, Range Road 142, Township Road 10A Alberta Toole County Border Road Montana Series of minor unpaved roads that cross the border with unstaffed crossings. All persons crossing must report to customs at Sweetgrass/Coutts.
Northwest Angle Provincial Forest PR 525 Manitoba Angle Inlet CSAH 49 Minnesota The only east–west crossing between Western Canada and the contiguous US, the border crossing is staffed remotely by both countries. Travelers are directed to video telephones 12.5 km (7.8 mi) from the border in Angle Inlet, Minnesota to contact the Canadian or U.S. border agencies to make their declarations. 49°17′17.59″N 95°9′12.21″W / 49.2882194°N 95.1533917°W / 49.2882194; -95.1533917
Kanatakon (St. Regis), Akwesasne 15 Réserve Andrew Johnson Rd & Saint Regis St Quebec Akwesasne, St. Regis Mohawk Reservation Johnson & St. Regis Roads New York Unstaffed crossings to/from Québec accessible by road only through New York. No requirement to report. 44°59′58.02″N 74°39′0.14″W / 44.9994500°N 74.6500389°W / 44.9994500; -74.6500389
Tsi Snaihne (Snye), Akwesasne 15 Réserve River, Phillips, Snye, McDonald & Chapman Roads Akwesasne, St. Regis Mohawk Reservation River, Phillips, Snye, McDonald & Chapman Roads Unstaffed crossings to/from Québec accessible by road only through New York state. No requirement to report. 44°59′57.70″N 74°36′51.30″W / 44.9993611°N 74.6142500°W / 44.9993611; -74.6142500
Dundee Chemin de la Pointe Hopkins Fort Covington Hopkins Point Road Unstaffed crossing to/from Québec accessible by road only through New York. Signs direct travelers to report to nearby staffed border post. 44°59′53.16″N 74°30′32.94″W / 44.9981000°N 74.5091500°W / 44.9981000; -74.5091500
Sutton East Richford Slide Road Richford East Richford Slide Road Vermont Unstaffed and open. Road in East Richford, Vermont briefly crosses the border into Canada for approx. 1/3 mile before crossing back to US. Area is remote and has no connection to rest of Canada. No requirement to report.
Gilbert Road Route de Bellechasse Seboomook Lake, Maine Gilbert Road Maine International bridge built by logging company to access its private property in Maine, and is gated. No border inspection services have ever existed at this location. 46°21′29.4″N 70°10′30.8″W / 46.358167°N 70.175222°W / 46.358167; -70.175222

Future road crossings[edit]

The green background indicates a crossing that is located at a bridge or a tunnel.
port of entry name
road/highway [community]


port of entry name
Code U.S.
road/highway [community]
State Notes Structure or
notable feature
Windsor-Gordie Howe International Bridge Highway 401 [Windsor] Ontario Detroit-Gordie Howe International Bridge I-75 Michigan Under construction. Planned to open in 2025. Gordie Howe International Bridge 42°17′15″N 83°05′52″W / 42.28750°N 83.09778°W / 42.28750; -83.09778

Rail crossings[edit]

photo of train crossing US–Canada border
Train returning to Skagway, Alaska, from Whitehorse, Yukon, along the White Pass and Yukon Route
The green background indicates a crossing that is located at a bridge or a tunnel.
The blue background indicates a crossing where passenger rail service is available.
The red background indicates a closed railroad crossing.

Ferry crossings[edit]

Ferry departing Wolfe Island, ON for Cape Vincent, NY

This list is of point-to-point international ferry services, including those for road vehicles, passengers and rail. Other marine ports of entry are not included.

Ferry Terminal
Waterway U.S.
Ferry Terminal
Code State Ferry Company / Vessel Notes
Prince Rupert British Columbia Inside Passage / Dixon Entrance Ketchikan / Juneau KET
Alaska Alaska Marine Highway Alaska Marine Highway also operates vehicle ferries between Ketchikan, Alaska and Bellingham, Washington, and Alaska Rail Marine operates train ferries between Whittier, Alaska and Seattle, Washington through the Inside Passage of British Columbia without docking at Canadian ports. For the 2023 season, Alaska Marine Highway is not servicing Bellingham or Prince Rupert.[8]
Victoria Strait of Juan de Fuca Port Angeles PNG Washington Blackball Transport

[M/V Coho]

Seattle SEA Clipper Navigation Passengers only.[9]
Sidney San Juan Islands Anacortes ANA Washington State Ferries The Sidney to Anacortes ferry was suspended in 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns, and is not expected to resume until 2030 due to ship and crew shortages.[10]
Waterton Park Alberta Waterton Lake Goat Haunt Ranger Station Montana Waterton Shoreline Cruise Scheduled passenger trips originating in Canada from the end of May to mid-September stop at the U.S. station, which is accessed in Glacier National Park only by hiking trails.
Walpole Island Ontario St. Clair River Algonac AGN Michigan Walpole–Algonac Ferry
Windsor Detroit River Detroit DCA
Detroit–Windsor Truck Ferry
Pelee Lake Erie Sandusky SDY Ohio Ontario Ferries[11] Seasonal: April to mid-September.
Wolfe Island St. Lawrence River Cape Vincent CAP New York Cape Vincent-Wolfe Island Ferry Seasonal: May 1 to October 15.
Deer Island New Brunswick Passamaquoddy Bay

(Head Harbour Passage)

Eastport EPM Maine Cummings Cove to Eastport Ferry Seasonal: mid-June to mid-September. This ferry is permanently out of service.[12]
Yarmouth Nova Scotia Gulf of Maine Bar Harbor BHM Bay Ferries Seasonal: late-May to mid-October.

Closed land ports of entry[edit]

closed border station photo
Closed border station in Listerville, New Brunswick

This list includes only those crossings known to have had customs or immigration services at the border, but are now inactive. They are listed in order from west to east. Roads that are unattended, but otherwise still functioning are listed under the Unstaffed Road Crossings section.

Port of Entry
Road/ Highway
United States
Port of Entry
United States
Road/ Highway
State Notes Photo Coordinates
Boundary Bay 67 Street British Columbia Point Roberts Meadow Lane Washington A former border crossing, permanently closed in 1975 when the Tyee Road border crossing was expanded.[13] The former Canada border station remains and has been refurbished, located on the eastern side of the peninsula.
49°0′7.20″N 123°4′14.0″W / 49.0020000°N 123.070556°W / 49.0020000; -123.070556
Maple Falls Road South Pass Road A former border crossing between Columbia Valley and Silver Lake. Access to the Canadian side was formerly only possible through Washington State. 49°0′7.20″N 122°2′16.80″W / 49.0020000°N 122.0380000°W / 49.0020000; -122.0380000
Chopaka West Chopaka Road Nighthawk West Chopaka Road Canada periodically provided border services at this crossing on Chopaka Road on the foothills west of the Similkameen River until the US barricaded the road in 1964. The Government of Canada still owns the property at the border. A branch of the Great Northern Railway once crossed the border at this location, but was abandoned in the late 1930s, around the time when the US stopped providing border inspections at the location.[14] 49°0′0″N 119°43′33.4″W / 49.00000°N 119.725944°W / 49.00000; -119.725944
Sidley County Route 4777 Richard G. Sidley was Territorial Police and Customs Collector 1889–1907. Office replaced by Bridesville.[15][16] 48°59′59″N 119°15′28″W / 48.99972°N 119.25778°W / 48.99972; -119.25778
Bridesville Old Molson Road Molson Old Railroad Road Both were stations on the VV&E, a Great Northern Railway subsidiary. The rail track between Molson and Midway was lifted in 1936. The Bridesville customs office was established in 1907 and closed in 1939.[17] Molson ceased as a port of entry in 1941.[18] The former Customs and Immigration building is included in a museum display at Molson.
49°0′0.72″N 119°10′45.84″W / 49.0002000°N 119.1794000°W / 49.0002000; -119.1794000
Myncaster Myncaster Road Chesaw Bolster Road The Myncaster customs office, which handled both road and rail traffic, existed 1907–1937. Myncaster was a station on the VV&E, a Great Northern Railway subsidiary. The rail track, which did not cross the border at this location, was lifted between Molson and Midway in 1936.[19] The US ended customs services around 1955. In 1990, the crossing temporarily re-opened to permit the passage of draft horses for competitions in the area, with crossing into Canada permitted on May 14 and crossing into the US permitted on June 9.[20][21]
49°0′0.00″N 119°1′18.12″W / 49.0000000°N 119.0217000°W / 49.0000000; -119.0217000
Newgate Dorr Road Gateway Montana This crossing was on the eastern bank of the Kootenay River at the boundary. Customs operations, which began in 1902, inspected both traffic on the river and the adjacent Great Northern Railway branch. The US closed its Customs office when rail service ended in 1935, with officers relocating to the busier Roosville crossing about 5.4 miles (8.7 km) eastward. The railroad tracks were removed in 1938, and Canada closed its customs office in 1939.[22] The U.S. Post Office closed in 1950 and, what was left of the town was inundated by water in 1975 with the completion of the Libby Dam, which created Lake Koocanusa.[23] 49°0′3.96″N 114°28′42.24″W / 49.0011000°N 114.4784000°W / 49.0011000; -114.4784000
Flathead Flathead Rd Trailcreek North Fork Rd This crossing was adjacent to the Flathead River. Canada operated a station about a mile north of the border 1904–1905 and closer to the border 1914–1923, 1926, 1931–1941 and from the mid-1940s.[24] In the 1970s, both the US and Canada constructed new border facilities to better accommodate regular recreational traffic. The crossing closed in 1996 due to flooding of the road just north of the border,[25] and the road is now gated. Both the US and Canada station buildings remain.
49°0′3.96″N 114°28′42.24″W / 49.0011000°N 114.4784000°W / 49.0011000; -114.4784000
Whiskey Gap Emigrant Gap Road Alberta Emigrant Gap Emigrant Gap Road The Canadian port was originally called Fareham. It opened in 1932, but closed in 1939 when the highway through Del Bonita opened. It was once a favorite place to smuggle alcohol from the US into Alberta during its period of prohibition from 1916 to 1923, then from Canada during the US prohibition, which ended in 1933.[26] 48°59′54.60″N 113°5′46.68″W / 48.9985000°N 113.0963000°W / 48.9985000; -113.0963000
Pinhorn Township Road 12 Laird Laird Road Canadian port of entry opened in 1913, and closed in 1929. Customs staff moved the office to Aden, Alberta without authorization, but Canada Customs decided that was a better location anyway.[27] 48°59′52.44″N 110°59′25.08″W / 48.9979000°N 110.9903000°W / 48.9979000; -110.9903000
Big Beaver Hwy 34 Saskatchewan Whitetail S-511 The Big Beaver-Whitetail crossing was established in 1951, where traffic was never extensive. In 2009, the US would plan to use Recovery Act funds to upgrade its Whitetail border station. However, at the same time, Canada would to be planning to close its Big Beaver station. CNN ran a story on how wasteful it would be to spend millions at this crossing. The reporter sat in the middle of the empty roadway during the report.[28] Canada permanently closed their crossing on April 1, 2011, making it a southbound-only crossing. The U.S. POE closed on January 26, 2013.[29] Canada demolished the Big Beaver border station soon after closure. The U.S. border station remains, though the roadway has been barricaded.
48°59′57.4″N 105°09′44.4″W / 48.999278°N 105.162333°W / 48.999278; -105.162333
Beaubier Saskatchewan Highway 707 Saskatchewan Westby North Westby Road The port of Westby, Montana was established in 1919, and was revoked by Executive Order 9382 on September 23, 1943. Shortly before being designated a POE, the town of Westby moved a short distance from North Dakota into Montana to be closer to a new rail spur, and to be in a state that permitted the sale of alcohol.[30] 48°59′59.9″N 104°04′41.4″W / 48.999972°N 104.078167°W / 48.999972; -104.078167
Northgate Hwy 9 Saskatchewan Northgate ND 8 North Dakota This border crossing was established in 1913 to serve both highway and rail traffic. The US and Canadian Ports of Entry were abandoned in 1962 when a new highway built about a half mile to the west, bypassing the town. The former US border station was demolished in 2015, and the border community is a virtual ghost town.[31] The building that once served as the Canadian border station remains.
48°59′55.68″N 102°15′58.32″W / 48.9988000°N 102.2662000°W / 48.9988000; -102.2662000
West Lynne (Emerson West) 5th Street Manitoba Pembina US 81 This crossing on the Meridian Highway, whose other end was at the Mexico–United States border in Laredo, Texas, was moderately trafficked through the 1950s, but it was closed in 1964 when Interstate 29 and Manitoba Highway 29 were built immediately to the west. The Canadian and US border stations were demolished, but the concrete slabs on which they stood remain.[32] All road traffic must now use the modern Pembina–Emerson Border Crossing.
49°0′1.44″N 97°14′6.36″W / 49.0004000°N 97.2351000°W / 49.0004000; -97.2351000
Emerson East PTH 75 Manitoba Noyes US 75 Minnesota Throughout the early 20th century, this was among the busiest U.S.–Canada border crossings. It was the point at which the Jefferson Highway intersected the international boundary and for a few years was adorned with an elaborate archway. Traffic waned with the 1964 opening of Interstate 29 two miles to the west. The crossing was closed by Canada in 2003 (where traffic was permitted southbound only) and then by the U.S. in 2006. All road traffic must now use the Pembina–Emerson Border Crossing.
49°0′0.00″N 97°12′26.28″W / 49.0000000°N 97.2073000°W / 49.0000000; -97.2073000
Pigeon River Old Border Rd (formerly Ontario Highway 61) Ontario Pigeon River CR 89 (formerly MN 1 (1920) and US 61) Formerly called Sextus City. The Outlaw Bridge as it was known, was built in 1917. It was closed in 1961 when a new bridge and border station were built in Grand Portage, Minnesota about 6 miles to the east. The old bridge, store, hotel and both border stations have all been demolished.
48°0′37.44″N 89°42′29.88″W / 48.0104000°N 89.7083000°W / 48.0104000; -89.7083000
Niagara Falls River Road Niagara Falls Niagara Street New York The Honeymoon Bridge collapsed on January 27, 1938, after an ice jam undermined the structure. A new bridge named the Rainbow Bridge was built a short distance to the north, and new border inspection facilities were built on both sides.
43°5′20.4″N 79°4′8.4″W / 43.089000°N 79.069000°W / 43.089000; -79.069000
Queenston Niagara Regional Road 81 Lewiston Robert Moses State Parkway The Queenston-Lewiston suspension bridge was replaced by the transverse-named Lewiston–Queenston Bridge in 1962, which was built about 0.7 miles (1.1 km) to the south. The bridge had a single line trolley track of the Niagara Gorge Railroad in the center of 3 lanes. The US inspection plaza has been transformed into the Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park.
43°09′43″N 79°2′47.6″W / 43.16194°N 79.046556°W / 43.16194; -79.046556
Cornwall  Highway 138 Massena NY 37 The Canadian port of entry on Cornwall Island was closed June 1, 2009, due to a disagreement between the Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne and the Canada Border Services Agency regarding the arming of border services officers. A temporary port of entry was opened July 13, 2009, at the north end of the Seaway International Bridge north (high) span; it was used until the current "interim" port of entry was opened January 24, 2014. The old border station on Cornwall Island was demolished in July 2015.
44°59′26.37″N 74°44′22.26″W / 44.9906583°N 74.7395167°W / 44.9906583; -74.7395167
Jamieson's Line Chemin Jamieson Québec Jamieson Line County Road 29 The Canadian port of entry was permanently closed on April 1, 2011. For three years, this was a one-way crossing, with travelers able to enter the U.S. but not Canada at this location. Finally, the U.S. port of entry closed August 21, 2014. Both the US and Canada border stations have since been demolished.
44°59′30.26″N 74°10′28.78″W / 44.9917389°N 74.1746611°W / 44.9917389; -74.1746611
Roxham Road Rang Roxham Roxham Road Roxham Road Canada operated a port of entry at this location until the late 1950s and the building is now a private residence. The US never had a border station at this location. This crossing has been barricaded since the 1970s. Starting in 2017, thousands of migrants made unauthorized entry into Canada on foot at this location so they could request asylum.[33] RCMP established temporary facilities at this crossing to aid in processing the surge in asylum seekers.[34] Canadian regulations regarding asylum procedures were changed in 2023, ending the surge, and the temporary facilities were subsequently demolished after more than 100,000 immigrants requested asylum there.[35]
45°0′25.56″N 73°31′1.92″W / 45.0071000°N 73.5172000°W / 45.0071000; -73.5172000
Blackpool Chemin Ridge Champlain US 9 The border crossing on US 9 closed in 1967 when I-87 was completed immediately to the west. The last border station at this crossing was built in 1950 and was demolished soon after it closed in 1967.
45°0′32.76″N 73°26′30.84″W / 45.0091000°N 73.4419000°W / 45.0091000; -73.4419000
Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle - 217 R-217 Meridian Road Meridian Road The port of entry on Meridian Road closed around 1950. The Canada border station was demolished in the mid 1950s. The USDA has since used the old US border station as an office,[36] and the US Government at one time offered it for sale.[37]
45°0′32.76″N 73°26′30.48″W / 45.0091000°N 73.4418000°W / 45.0091000; -73.4418000
Highwater Chemin Lafond North Troy Space Research Corporation Road Vermont In the 1960s and 1970s, Space Research Corporation founder Gerald Bull built his company on property his family owned on both sides of the border. As the company began building military weapons, the US established a border inspection station outside the company's south gate to inspect southbound traffic. This station also enabled US workers to legally return home after work without having to go through the North Troy border crossing, and it was not for use by the general public. Canada did not have a border station on the company's north gate. The SRC facility (and the Customs station) closed in 1980 when Bull was convicted of violating an arms embargo against South Africa.[38] Bull was assassinated in 1990. 45°0′30.60″N 72°26′58.20″W / 45.0085000°N 72.4495000°W / 45.0085000; -72.4495000
Mansonville Chemin du Pont-Couvert North Troy Douglas Road Also known as "Province Hill", Canada Customs closed this office around 1972. The building is now purple and privately owned, but in the 1980s it was rented as a vacation home.[39] Prior to its construction in the 1960s, Canada Customs operated out of a line house across the street. This building was separated, moved about a half mile North and used as cottages.[40] The US did not have a border station at this crossing; persons entering were expected to travel to the North Troy border station for inspection.
45°0′22.68″N 72°22′28.92″W / 45.0063000°N 72.3747000°W / 45.0063000; -72.3747000
Leadville Chemin des Parulines Newport Leadville Road Canada Customs had a station from the mid-1930s to 1939, then reopened in 1948. It was replaced with a new border station in the mid-1950s, which permanently closed on March 31, 1969.[41] The Canada border station was converted into a private home that has been updated substantially. There was no US border station at this location; persons entering the US here were expected to travel to the US Customs office at 70 Main Street, Newport, VT to report for inspection. That office closed in 1972, and the road was barricaded. Today the former US Customs office is home to Northeast Kingdom Community Action.
45°0′15.12″N 72°16′28.56″W / 45.0042000°N 72.2746000°W / 45.0042000; -72.2746000
Leadville Chemin de Leadville Newport Lake Road Although this was a busy road with many lakeside homes, neither the US nor Canada had a border station here. Persons entering the US here were expected to travel to the US Customs office at 70 Main Street, Newport, VT to report for inspection. That office closed in 1972, and the road was barricaded at the border at that time.
45°0′15.84″N 72°15′30.60″W / 45.0044000°N 72.2585000°W / 45.0044000; -72.2585000
Lineboro Chemin de Nord Derby North Derby North Derby Road Canada provided Customs service at this road and rail crossing 1932-1937 and 1949–1953. The U.S. never had Customs services here. Persons entering the US at this location were expected to travel to the US Customs office at 70 Main Street, Newport, VT to report for inspection. That office closed in 1972, and the road was barricaded at the border at that time. Today the Canada border station is a private home.[42]
45°0′21.10″N 72°10′19.20″W / 45.0058611°N 72.1720000°W / 45.0058611; -72.1720000
Stanhope Rue Principale Norton Nelson Road Historically, signs directed travelers to report directly to the staffed Stanhope-Norton border station. It has been barricaded since 2015. This crossing is the site of an international general store and post office, which closed around 2002.
45°0′38.16″N 71°47′55.32″W / 45.0106000°N 71.7987000°W / 45.0106000; -71.7987000
Daaquam Rang Sainte-Marie Daaquam American Realty Road Maine Crossing which mostly served the logging industry closed in 2004 when regular customs service was moved to St. Juste. The road is now barricaded.
46°35′53.16″N 70°1′4.80″W / 46.5981000°N 70.0180000°W / 46.5981000; -70.0180000
Grand Falls Caswell Road New Brunswick Caswell (unnamed road) The US operated a border inspection station between 1936 and 1953. The General Services Administration purchased approximately a half acre of land in 1931, and constructed a red brick border station. The property was sold by the US government on October 13, 1954,[43] and although the included the brick building, it has since been demolished. The parcel, and the road leading to the border from Route 1A are now private property. It is not known whether Canada had a border station on Caswell Road. 47°02′29.7″N 67°47′24.2″W / 47.041583°N 67.790056°W / 47.041583; -67.790056
Four Falls Brown Road East Road Russell Road Canada still provides Customs services seasonally, but US-bound traffic is prohibited, and has been since the US border station closed in the 1960s. However until 2008, US-bound traffic was permitted to use the road to the Aroostook Valley Country Club, which is in both countries. Several Canadian properties can only be accessed via the US part of the road, which pre-dates the establishment of the border; several residents have experienced harassment from U.S. Border Patrol officers since 9/11.[44][45]
46°49′24.21″N 67°47′22.65″W / 46.8233917°N 67.7896250°W / 46.8233917; -67.7896250
Tinker Tinker Road Fort Fairfield Aroostook Falls Road The US operated a border station at this crossing from 1941 to 1953. It was located about 500 feet west of the Canada–US border, with a private home standing between it and the border. The General Services Administration purchased the property for the border station on May 20, 1940, and placed a portable building on the property. GSA removed the building and sold the property on October 21, 1955.[46] In 1970, the Canadian Magazine declared this crossing "The best place to sneak across the border,"[47] The road was barricaded around 1976. The Aroostook River flood of 1994 killed 2 Canadian Customs officers whose vehicle was swept into a ditch by rising flood waters at this crossing.[48] 46°47′36.24″N 67°47′22.56″W / 46.7934000°N 67.7896000°W / 46.7934000; -67.7896000
Hillandale Reid Road Monson Hill Dorsey Road This crossing closed in the 1940s. Aside from some light fixtures, no signs of the border crossing remains. 46°42′7.20″N 67°47′20.04″W / 46.7020000°N 67.7889000°W / 46.7020000; -67.7889000
Beaconsfield Nicholson Road Easton Curtis Road Canada stopped providing Customs services in the late 1950s and erected a sign directing travelers to the nearest open crossing. The US moved its border services to the Rivière de Chute crossing from a more central location on Ladner Road. The crossing was barricaded in the 1980s.
46°39′9.36″N 67°47′18.96″W / 46.6526000°N 67.7886000°W / 46.6526000; -67.7886000
Listerville Mars Hill Road Mars Hill Knoxford Line Road Border inspection services were established in 1939, and closed in 1976. The US crossing was also known as Knoxford Line and was housed in a temporary trailer. The General Services Administration deemed the US border station property to be excess on November 3, 1977, and it was subsequently sold.[49] The Canada border station has been renovated and today it serves as a private home.
46°34′9.12″N 67°47′15.00″W / 46.5692000°N 67.7875000°W / 46.5692000; -67.7875000
Upper Royalton Brown Road Blaine Brown Road This crossing was generally known as "Brown Road" on both sides of the border. The US border station was housed in a temporary trailer. It existed for only a few years, from 1941 to 1952. The US sold the 1 acre border station site on May 22, 1953.[50]
46°30′13.6″N 67°47′09.6″W / 46.503778°N 67.786000°W / 46.503778; -67.786000
Jackson Falls Foxcroft Road Littleton Foxcroft Road This crossing, known as "Starkey Corners" opened in 1936, and was permanently closed on May 19, 1962. The General Services Administration purchased the US border station property on May 20, 1932, and sold it (building included) on January 26, 1966.[51] The US border station is now a private home. The Canadian station was demolished in the late 1960s.
46°13′3.00″N 67°46′54.12″W / 46.2175000°N 67.7817000°W / 46.2175000; -67.7817000
Woodstock Old Houlton Road Houlton US 2 Prior to the 1950s, the Canadian road to this crossing traversed a steep hill at the border, which caused problems for winter travelers. Around 1952, Canada excavated much of the hill and built a new inspection plaza on relatively level ground. This border crossing was closed in 1985 when I-95 was completed immediately to the north.[52] The Canada border station, which was sometimes called Richmond Road, was demolished. The US border station and adjacent staff residences remain in disrepair.
46°8′0.00″N 67°46′52.32″W / 46.1333333°N 67.7812000°W / 46.1333333; -67.7812000
Union Corner Green Road East Hodgdon Boundary Line Road This border crossing, known as "Union Corner", was permanently closed on May 19, 1962. The General Services Administration sold the US border station on August 16, 1965,[53] and it has since been used as a private home. The Canadian station was torn down in the late 1960s.
46°3′14.40″N 67°46′51.60″W / 46.0540000°N 67.7810000°W / 46.0540000; -67.7810000
Monument Amity Road North Amity Monument Road The US purchased 12,580 square feet of land on the south side of Monument Road on May 25, 1932, and spent $5,625 to erect a red brick border station, which saw little traffic. This crossing was about 2000 feet north of Monument #1, which marks the beginning of the land border between the US and Canada. On February 19, 1949, the US sold the property and the border station. The building has since been demolished. 45°56′56.1″N 67°46′52.5″W / 45.948917°N 67.781250°W / 45.948917; -67.781250
Upper Mills Hall Road Baring Front Street This crossing closed in 1948 when the bridge was deemed unsafe. It was dismantled soon thereafter. The US did not have a Customs station at this crossing. 45°8′12.48″N 67°19′5.88″W / 45.1368000°N 67.3183000°W / 45.1368000; -67.3183000
St. Stephen Route 170 Calais Todd Street This crossing, also known as "Union Bridge", closed in 1961 when the bridge was deemed unsafe. It was dismantled in April 1963, and two men drowned in the process.[54] The US border station property was sold on May 14, 1962, and still stands as a private residence. The former Canadian border station on Milltown Boulevard in St. Stephen likewise is serving as a private home.
45°11′00.2″N 67°17′29.6″W / 45.183389°N 67.291556°W / 45.183389; -67.291556

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