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: #19
Lock Lift metres (feet): 2.3 (7.6)
Co-ordinates (Google maps):
Civic Address: 121 Andrewsville Road, Merrickville-Wolford, Ontario
Lock Station Phone: 613-269-4631
Boat launch: No
Kayak/Canoe Launch: Yes
Previous Lock(Distance): Lower Nicholson Lock (0.3)
Next Lock (Distance): Clowes (0.8)
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 do check with the lockmaster.
Public Telephone: No
Hiking Trails: No
Cell Phone Reception