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: #29a
Lock Lift metres (feet): 7.6 (25.6)
Co-ordinates (Google maps): 44.89720, -76.02058
Civic Address: 70 Confederation Drive, Smiths Falls, Ontario
Lock Station Phone: 613-283-2103
Portage: Portage is not recommended through any of the Smiths Falls Locks due to having to cross main roads. There is no charge for canoes and kayaks using these locks.
Boat launch: No
Kayak/Canoe Launch: No
Previous Lock(Distance): Old Slys Lock (1.4)
Next Lock (Distance): Detached Lock, Smiths Falls (0.6)
Parking: Yes (free)
Camping: Not at the lock.
BBQ/Picnic Tables: Picnic tables & BBQs
Power Supply: No
Potable (Drinking) Water: Yes, but do check with the lockmaster.
Public Telephone: Nearby
Local Supplies: short walk to the centre of Smiths Falls.
Hiking Trails: Smiths Falls Heritage Trail passes this lock.
Cell Phone Reception