Guide to Burrits Rapids Lock – Rideau Canal

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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General Information

Lock Number(s)/Flights: #17

Lock Lift metres (feet): 3.2 (10.5)

Co-ordinates (Google maps): 44.98240, -75.78655

Civic Address: 673 River Road, North Grenville, Ontario

Lock Station Phone:  613-258-4510

Portage: Yes

Boat launch: No

Kayak/Canoe Launch: Yes

Previous Lock(Distance): Long Island Locks (40.7)

Next Lock (Distance): Lower Nicholson Lock (5.4)

Facilities

Parking: Yes, limited (free)

Camping: Yes ($), if arriving by water and also for cyclists and hikers.

BBQ/Picnic Tables: Picnic tables & BBQs

Washrooms: Yes

Power Supply: Nothing dedicated but you can charge electronics in the washrooms (not secure)

Garbage/Recycling: Yes

Potable (Drinking) Water: Yes, but do check with the lockmaster.

Public Telephone: No

Other

Local Supplies

Hiking Trails: Tip to Tip Trail

Cell Phone Reception

Camping at this location is flat.

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