Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site
Salute human ingenuity as you travel this 386km waterway, first opened in 1922 to connect Lake Ontario and Georgian Bay. Today Parks Canada maintains and operates this historic lock system as a perennial destination for recreational boaters and paddlers, and a home to the many people who live, work, and play along its length.
Receive a 20% discount on a seasonal lockage permit and a 10% discount on a seasonal mooring permit when you order the package by March 31, 2023!
Travel a fully navigable historic lock system connecting two Great Lakes.
Visit by land or water, and enjoy various activities and facilities.
Visiting the Trent–Severn Waterway
Boating, paddling, overnight mooring, visiting lockstations, Trent-Severn Trail Towns.
Hours of operation, how to get here, lockstations, lockage and navigation, passes and permits, fees, travel tips and ideas.
Ôasis, oTENTik, Rustic cabin, camping at lockstations.
Management and operations
Real property, occupation and development, film and video permits. visitor guidelines, historic canals regulation, wild rice, management planning, jobs
Water levels, drawdown, outlook and updates, local conservation authorities, frequently asked questions
Status updates, info bulletins and frequently asked questions about critical projects that may affect your visit.
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