Some Parks Canada places have begun a safe, gradual reopening of some outdoor areas and services, including camping. Visitors are encouraged to plan ahead and be well-prepared for their visit. Details here.

Starting June 1st, 2020

Starting June 1, 2020 the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site will offer limited visitor access and basic services along the entire system.

Visitors will be able to access the following services and facilities:

  • lockage, boat launches, access points and mooring areas;
  • day-use areas, including green spaces, picnic areas, and parking lots;
  • day-use trails, including some cycling access on designated trails and pathways;
  • lockstation grounds; and
  • public toilets where enhanced cleaning protocols will be implemented
  • camping (For boaters, paddlers and vessels under power only)

Visiting the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site will be different than it has been in the past. Visitors are asked to plan ahead by checking the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site website before they travel.

Put a glow in your cheeks on the Trent-Severn Waterway. Hold hands skating on the frozen Trent Canal. Play outdoor hockey shadowed by the world’s highest hydraulic lift lock. Lead a summer motorcycle cavalcade to the Big Chute Marine Railway. Rent a boat and meet a friendly lockmaster in Kawartha Lakes. Drive to a former timber town at Lock 34 in Fenelon Falls, a cottage country hot spot.


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