Construction of the Couchiching lockstation

This is a very busy lock station on weekends as many boaters make the trip from Lake Simcoe to Georgian Bay and return. Some souvenirs and charts may be purchased at the lock. Please note there is a maximum of 1 night mooring period available at this lock station.


Lockstation Details

Chart: 2028

KM: 337.8 km (mile 209.9)

Lock Length: 47.2 m (155 ft)

Width: 9.7 m (32 ft)

Average Lift: 6.2 m (20 ft)

Length of stay: 1 night maximum

GPS Coordinates: 44°46'11.1"N 79°21'01.5"W

Hours and Services

Lockstation Hours of Operation

Information symbol Information
Accessible toilets Accessible Washroom
Water Potable water
Ice symbol Ice
Showers Showers
Picnic Picnic Area
Canoe Canoe dock
Camp fire Fire pits
Local facilities and services
  • Information symbol
    Tourist Centres:

    Southeast Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce
    Tel: (705) 756-4863

    Simcoe County - Huronia Tourism Association
    Tel: (705) 726-9300 ext 220 or 1-800-487-6642

    Muskoka Tourism
    Tel: 1-800-267-9700

  • Fuel
    Fuel Stops:

    Brechin Dry Dock Marine - Lagoon City Marina
    150 Laguna Pkwy, Brechin, L0K 1B0
    Gas, Diesel

    Blue Beacon Marina
    Atherley Narrows, Atherley L3V 1P4

    Beaverton Yacht Club
    69 Victoria Avenue, Beaverton L0K 1A0

    Bridge Port Marina
    434 Couchiching Point Road, Orillia L3V 6P8
    Gas, Diesel

    Ojibway Bay Marina
    4150 Marina Rd. Rama L3V 6H6

    Starport Marina Inc.
    3952 McRae Park Road, Orillia L3V 6H7
    Gas, Diesel

    McGregor On the Water
    3331 McClelland Rd. Washago L0K 2B0
    Gas, Diesel

    Lauderdale Point Marina & Resort
    3500 Lauderdale Point Crescent, Severn Bridge P0E 1N0
    Gas, Diesel

  • Boat launch
    Boat Launches:

    Centennial Park
    50 Centennial Drive & Terry Fox Circle
    NO FEE

Contact us Lock 42 – Couchiching Telephone: (705) 689 - 2182

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