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: #1-8 in flight
Lock Lift metres (feet): 24.1 (79.1)
Co-ordinates (Google maps): 45.42653, -75.69876
Civic Address: 3 Canal Lane, Ottawa, Ontario
Lock Station Phone: 613-237-2309
Boat launch: No
Kayak/Canoe Launch: Yes, but not easy to get your boat here.
Previous Lock(Distance): Ottawa River (0)
Next Lock (Distance): Hartwells Locks (6.7)
Parking: Yes ($) nearby
BBQ/Picnic Tables: No
Power Supply: No
Potable (Drinking) Water: Yes, but do check with the lockmaster.
Public Telephone: Nearby
Local Supplies: Centre of the City of Ottawa. Many shopping options.
Hiking Trails: Lots of trail/walking tour options.
Cell Phone Reception: