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: #45
Lock Lift metres (feet): 4.0 (13.1)
Co-ordinates (Google maps): 44.38946, -76.32489
Civic Address: 1419 Washburn Road, Kingston, Ontario
Lock Station Phone: 613-539-6574
Boat launch: No
Kayak/Canoe Launch: Yes
Previous Lock(Distance): Upper Brewers Lock: (2.8)
Next Lock (Distance): Kingston Mills Locks (15.9)
Parking: Yes (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 check with lock staff first
Public Telephone: No
Local Supplies: No
Hiking Trails: No
Cell Phone Reception