Lock 39, isolated from road traffic, is a very popular spot with well-maintained grounds and a reasonably large boater camping area. It is an easy walk down a gravel road or a short bike ride to the Talbot Dam, a popular tourist spot for the two-week pickerel run in mid-April and whitefish run in the fall.

Lockstation Details

Chart: 2025

KM: 289.1km (mile 179.6)

Lock Length: 36.6 m (120 ft)

Width: 9.7 m (32 ft)

Average Lift: 4.0 m (13 ft)

Length of stay: 2 night maximum

GPS Coordinates: 44°29'56.4"N 79°07'57.2"W

Hours and Services

Lockstation Hours of Operation

Information symbol Information
Accessible toilets Accessible Washroom
Water Potable water
Picnic Picnic Area
Local facilities and services
Contact us Lock 39 – Portage Telephone: (705) 426 – 7911

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