Lock 27 - Young's Point
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.
- Address: 12th Concession, Lot 37, Young's Point, Ontario
- Nautical chart: #2023 (more on Nautical charts)
- Kilometer marker: 168.1 km (mile 104.5)
- GPS: 44°29'17.5"N 78°13'58.1"W
Facilities and services
Constructed: 1870; 1922-1926
Originally built by the Ontario Government in the 1870s, the original lock was a simple wooden crib construction. Transferred to the Federal Government in 1906 a new concrete lock and dam were built in the 1920s. The lockstation commemorates the Young family, Irish emigrants who settled here and Patrick P. Young was Lockmaster for a time.