The entrance to Lock 28 is hidden when boating up Stony Lake from Young's Point, therefore reduce speed and watch for discharge from the dam. Lock 28 offers a great boat launch.

Getting here
  • Address: 4834 Highway 28, Concession 1, Lot 5, Burleigh Falls, Ontario
  • Nautical chart: #2023 (more on Nautical charts)
  • Kilometer marker: 181.8 km (mile 113)
  • GPS: 44°33'36.3"N 78°12'28.6"W

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Navigational data
  • Lock length: 37.8 m (124 ft)
  • Lock width: 9.7 m (32 ft)
  • Average lift: 7.3 m (24 ft)
  • Max. mooring period: 2 nights

Facilities and services
History
Burleigh Falls lockstation
Constructed: 1882-1887

Burleigh Falls was used in the 1800s for log drives during the spring melt. In 1882 the contract for a flight lock was awarded to George Goodwin. Wooden dams, later rebuilt in concrete, raised water levels but flooded out islands upstream. The flight lock was replaced with a single concrete lock in 1967 eliminating the number 29 from the system.

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