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: #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
Boat launch: No
Kayak/Canoe Launch: Yes
Previous Lock(Distance): Long Island Locks (40.7)
Next Lock (Distance): Lower Nicholson Lock (5.4)
Parking: Yes, limited (free)
Camping: Yes ($), if arriving by water and also for cyclists and hikers.
BBQ/Picnic Tables: Picnic tables & 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: Tip to Tip Trail
Cell Phone Reception
Camping at this location is flat.