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: #11-12 1 lift, 1 guard
Lock Lift metres (feet): 4.4 (14.5)
Co-ordinates (Google maps): 45.37018, -75.69925
Civic Address: 795 Hogs Back Road, Ottawa, Ontario
Lock Station Phone: 613-224-5033
Boat launch: Yes
Kayak/Canoe Launch: Yes
Previous Lock(Distance): Hartwells Locks
Next Lock (Distance): Black Rapids Lock
Parking: Yes (free)
Camping: Yes BUT not recommended because of nighttime activity ($). Available 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: Yes
Cell Phone Reception: