This lock is a popular overnight location for boaters, so plan on arriving early. An appealing park area and good fishing are found at this lock. Newly renovated public washrooms add to the visitor experience.

Lockstation Details

Chart: 2023

KM: 168.1 km (mile 104.5)

Lock Length: 36.6 m (120 ft)

Width: 9.7 m (32 ft)

Average Lift: 2.1 m (7 ft)

Length of stay: 2 night maximum

GPS Coordinates: 44°29'17.5"N 78°13'58.1"W

Hours and Services

Lockstation Hours of Operation

Information symbol Information
Toilet symbol  Washrooms
Picnic Picnic Area
Canoe Canoe dock
Local facilities and services
  • Information symbol
    Tourist Centres:

    Peterborough and the Kawarthas Tourism
    Tel: (705) 742-2201 or 1-800-461-6424

    Kawarthas Northumberland

    Kawartha Chamber of Commerce and Tourism
    Tel: (705) 652-6963 or 1-888-565-8888

  • Boat launch
    Boat Launches:

    McCrackens Landing
    2281 McCrackens Landing Road, Stoney Lake
    FEE: $20
    Parking available

    Percy Little's Cottage and Store
    918 Gilchrest Bay Road, Gilchrist Bay, Lakefield
    Tel: (705) 877-2168
    FEE: $3 in and $3 out
    Parking: $6 per day

Contact us Lock 27 – Youngs Point Telephone: (705) 652 - 3925

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