The oTENTiks at the Douro lockstation will be closed for maintenance until further notice.

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Situated between Lakefield and Peterborough at 4052 County Road 32 in the Township of Douro-Dummer is a gem of the Trent-Severn Waterway, Lock 24 – Douro.  
Operated by friendly and knowledgeable Lock Staff, you can choose from 3 oTENTiks located on a small island between the canal and the Otonabee River, or 1 fully-accessible oTENTik located lockside.  

Lock 24 – Douro features a well-equipped Lock Station were you can purchase ice, firewood and small gifts and supplies as well as a washroom and shower facilities with potable water. The site also features a “salad garden” where campers can pick fresh tomatoes and cucumbers (including a variety of hot peppers – for the more adventurous). Full size BBQ’s and propane are provided with each oTENTik rental as well. Relax and enjoy the peace and quiet or take advantage of the great nearby walking/bike trail, parkland, picnic areas with great opportunities for paddling. 

The site is only 5 minutes by car to the quaint Village of Lakefield and 10 minutes by car to the diverse City of Peterborough and with free and plentiful parking on-site, you can come and go as you please.

Known for its beautiful and peaceful location, the oTENTik accommodations on this site are a nature-lover’s dream, but with modern amenities close at hand.

Choose your oTENTik

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    oTENTik 1

    oTENTik # 1 is located on the most secluded site at Lock 24 - Douro. Facing the Otonabee River and the sunset, you can beat the heat in this shady location. Fall asleep to the sound of the river as it runs by your front door and enjoy your privacy.

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    oTENTik 2

    oTENTik #2 has the perfect mix of sun and shade. With a view of the Otonabee River down the wooded path, you might never want to leave. For larger groups of friends and family, oTENTiks 2 and 3 are placed in such a way to make visiting easy – without sacrificing privacy.

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    oTENTik 3

    oTENTik #3 is for those that love the sun. With a close to 180° view at the end of the island – you can see both the canal and the river from your campfire. From this site you feel like you’re in the middle of the wilderness.

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    oTENik 4

    oTENTik #4 is located lockside and just steps from parking and the Lock Station. A roomy and pleasantly sunny site, this oTENTik is fully accessible with a ramp and a terrific view of the canal and lock.

oTENTik at Lock 24 - Douro on the Trent-Severn Waterway


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Lock 24 - Douro

[A boat enters Lock 24 - Douro from the lower reach. A father with a young family waves at Parks Canada team members.]

[Two paddlers and their dog make their way towards the island side of Lock 24 - Douro in a canoe. Swimmers can be seen on shore enjoying the water.]

4 unique campsites

[Aerial view of Lock 24 - Douro, with multiple oTENTik sites seen through the forestry.]

On the banks of the Otonabee River

[The two paddlers continue to paddle past the swimmers on shore.]

[Through the trees, the two paddlers and their dog make their way to shore.]

[A father cooks dinner on the BBQ.]

[A mother takes a drink from a can while the father continues to cook dinner for the kids.]

[A campfire burns with the Otonabee River in the background.]

[A woman guides her dog towards the oTENTik. A man follows with the canoe overhead.]

[A young family enjoys dinner at an oTENTik picnic shelter.]

[From over the river, the camera zooms towards the oTENTik site through the trees.]

[Aerial view of Lock 24 - Douro.]

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Near Lock 24 – Douro:

Washroom amenities with showers
Firewood and ice for sale
Parking area with space for all campers
Bike lock area
Easily accessible water locations for canoes and kayaks
Lakefield Trail across the road from Lock 24 Douro
10 minute drive North of Peterborough
5 minute drive South of Lakefield


Upon arrival at Lock #24 Douro, locate your reserved parking space near the Lock Station Tractor Shed. 

For example, if you are staying in oTENTik 2, you should park at the designated “P2” location. 

Your oTENTik permit at Lock #24 Douro includes a parking space for one vehicle. If you require more than one parking space, please park in the daily vehicle parking lot located in the Northern area of the park.  Please vacate your reserved parking space by 11AM on the date of Check-Out.

Please leave your valuables locked in your vehicle while your oTENTik site is unattended.

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