Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada

2014 Hours of Operation

May 16 to June 19
Monday to Thursday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Friday to Sunday; and Victoria Day 9:00am – 5:00pm

June 20 to Sept 1
Monday to Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday to Sunday; and Canada Day, August Civic Holiday and Labour Day 9:00am – 6:00pm

Sept 2 to Oct 13
Monday to Thursday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Friday to Sunday; and Thanksgiving 9:00am–5:00pm


Follow these guidelines to maximize chances of being locked through at the end of the day:
  1. All vessels must arrive at the designated blue zone at least 30 minutes before closing time.
  2. At swing bridges, the last bridge swing will be 20 minutes prior to closing time.
NOTE: station opening and closing times, as well as first and last lockage, are not guaranteed and may be affected by water management duties, maintenance activities or other types of navigation interruptions.

Mobile Crews

Are you visiting an area that has a mobile crew?

Boaters you can call the lock staff by telephone when you arrive on-site at all lock stations operated with mobile crews. If you would like to check-in and receive an accurate time for the next lockage, locate the green information sign on the lock house building.

LOCKS 1,2 AND 3 (1hr 45 mins)
LOCKS 4,5 AND 6 (1 hour 50 mins)
LOCKS 8 AND 9 (1 hour)
LOCKS 10 AND 11/12 (1 hr 25 mins)
LOCKS 13 AND 14 (1 hr 10 mins)
LOCKS 15 AND 16/17 (1 hour 10 Mins)
LOCKS 22 AND 23 (1 hour)
LOCKS 24 AND 25 (1 hour)
Bridge 44 and LOCKS 37, 38 AND 39 (1 hour 45 mins)
LOCKS 40 AND 41 (1 hour 10 mins)
  • Travel times are calculated with a boat speed of 10 km/hr.
  • Estimated travel times do not reflect possible wait times at the starting of a grouping.
  • Accurate wait times can be provided by lock staff by using the phone number service.