The Rideau Canal is due to open to navigation on May 20, 2022. Seasonal permits, including canoes and kayaks, are now available with significant discounts if purchased before March 31, 2022.
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Lock Number(s)/Flights: #13
Lock Lift metres (feet): 2.9 (9.5)
Co-ordinates (Google maps): 45.32136, -75.69842
Civic Address: 2453 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
Lock Station Phone: 613-226-5434
Boat launch: No
Kayak/Canoe Launch: Yes
Previous Lock(Distance): Hogs Back Locks (6.6)
Next Lock (Distance): Long Island Locks (8.3)
Parking: Yes (free)
Camping: Yes ($), if arriving by water and also for cyclists and hikers.
BBQ/Picnic Tables: Picnic tables & but no BBQs
Power Supply: Nothing dedicated but you can charge electronics in the washrooms (not secure)
Potable (Drinking) Water: Yes, but do check with the lockmaster.
Public Telephone: No
Hiking Trails: No
Cell Phone Reception