Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts
  • Camping for boaters (paddlers and vessels under power) at most lockstations on the Trent-Severn Waterway

  • Camping space is allocated by the Lockmaster on a first-come, first-served basis and capacity at the station are at the discretion of the Lockmaster. Please note that when determining capacity, the Lockmaster must consider the requirement for appropriate social distancing.

  • Drive-up camping and camping for cyclists and hikers at lockstations will not be available until further notice

  • Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 mitigations, the Trent-Severn Waterway will be unable to offer oTENTiks or reservable camping for the remainder of the 2020 Navigation Season.

Visit the Trent-Severn Waterway COVID-19 page for updates on park facilities and services.

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.

Sleep beneath the stars and awaken to bird calls when you spend the night at one of the historic Trent-Severn Waterway locks. Enjoy a classic Canadian backcountry setting with the facilities of a well-serviced camp site. Each lock is unique and staff are happy to share the history.

Camping at lockstations

Scenic campsites accessible by land and water.


Experience camping like never before.

Rustic cabin

Comfort, coziness, and a taste of outdoor adventure.

Overnight mooring

Dock overnight at a lock station.