Locks

The Rideau Canal features 47 locks in 24 lockstations, which can be visited by car, boat, bicycle, or on foot. Manicured lawns with picnic tables surround each lock, and camping (with washroom facilities) is available at many of the lockstations (excluding the Ottawa and Smiths Falls Combined lockstations). Parking costs range from $1.00 to $4.00, although there is no cost associated with the day use of the lockstations themselves.

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    The Kawartha Voyageur Cruise Boat. Rideau Heritage Route

    The Kawartha Voyageur moored at Poonamalie Lock. Rideau Canal World Heritage Site, Ontario, Canada

Lock Information
Lock NumberLock NamesCommunity LocationLocation Category
1 - 8Ottawa LocksOttawaNorth
9 - 10Hartwells LocksOttawaNorth
11 - 12Hogs Back LocksOttawaNorth
13Black RapidsOttawaNorth
14 - 16Long Island LocksManotickNorth
17Burrits Rapids LocksBurritts RapidsNorth
18Lower Nicholsons LockAndrewsvilleNorth
19Upper Nicholsons LockAndrewsvilleNorth
20Clowes LockAndrewsvilleNorth
21 - 23Merrickville LocksMerrickvilleNorth
24Kilmarnock LockKilmarnockCentral
25Edmunds LockSmiths FallsCentral
26 - 27Old Slys LocksSmiths FallsCentral
28 - 30Smiths Falls CombinedSmiths FallsCentral
31Smiths Falls DetachedSmiths FallsCentral
32Poonamalie LockSmiths FallsCentral
33Lower Beveridges LockPerth/Rideau FerryCentral
34Upper Beveridges LockPerth/Rideau FerryCentral
35Narrows LockWestport/NewboroSouth
36Newboro LockNewboroSouth
37Chaffeys LockRideau LakesSouth
38Davis LockRideau LakesSouth
39 - 42Jones Falls LocksRideau LakesSouth
43 - 44Upper Brewers LocksKingstonSouth
45Lower Brewers LockKingstonSouth
46 - 49Kingston Mills LocksKingstonSouth

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