Canada. Parks Canada

Site: Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site

Record #: PET0405
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 07 Jun 2023


Description (Service) 386 km route of interconnected rivers, lakes, locks and canals.
  • 44 locks, 104 operable dams and six heritage lockstations
  • issues permits to use the Waterway, including lockage, mooring and camping permits
  • provides information about the Trent-Severn Waterway System and Parks Canada
  • responsible for maintenance of the Waterway

Service Details

Hours Lockstations: visit website for hours
Dates: Navigation season: Victoria Day to Thanksgiving (mid-May to mid-Oct)
Areas Served Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Visit website or call for details
Languages English; French - Reception, Website, Publications
Fees Service - fees for permits, lockage and overnight mooring. ; None - site access

Address and Location

Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
2155 Ashburnham Dr
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9J 6Z6
View MapQuest Map
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Contact for assistance with accessibility at any of the Trent-Severn Waterway sites

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-750-4900
Toll Free Phone 1-888-773-8888, Parks Canada
TTY Phone 1-866-787-6221
Fax 705-742-9644
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Mailing Address PO Box 567 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9J 6Z6

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