Seasonal lockage permit for canoe and kayak - special
Launch your own adventure along Canada's original highways. The lockage permit is valid for the entire navigation season and provides passage through Parks Canada’s historic canals.
Salute human ingenuity navigating the heritage canals and locks along the 386 km Trent-Severn Waterway, connecting the playgrounds of Lake Ontario and Lake Huron. Cruise Canada’s renowned inland passageway through historic lockstations. Travel into cottage country by water or by car and watch the Big Chute Marine Railway in action. Stare up at the towering Peterborough Lift Lock and learn about its history at the Visitor Centre. Explore lumber towns, farm villages and the spectacular pre-Cambrian landscape of the Canadian Shield.
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Hours of operation
The navigation season runs from Victoria Day to Thanksgiving (mid-May to mid-October).
Site access is free.
Fees apply for lockage and overnight mooring.
Detailed fees list
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