Boat locking through lock 1 - Trenton

Lock 1 is the first lock station on a fascinating journey from Lake Ontario through the 386 km long Trent-Severn Waterway leading to Georgian Bay. Easily accessible from Highway 401, the Loyalist Parkway and the scenic Apple Route, Lock 1 is a favourite stopping point for car travelers. Staff are available to brief new canal users on how to lock through and they will provide tips on how best to enjoy canal boating. There is good public transportation from here, making it a popular location for boaters to change over crews.

Lockstation Details

Chart: 2021

KM: 2.9 km (mile 1.8)

Lock Length: 49.9 m (154 ft)

Width: 9.7 m (32 ft)

Average Lift: 5.4 m (18 ft)

Length of stay: 5 night maximum

GPS Coordinates: 44°07'14.55"N 77°35'29.77"W

Hours and services
Information symbol Information
Accessible toilets Accessible Washroom
Picnic Picnic Area
Nautical charts symbol Nautical charts
Canoe Canoe dock
Local facilities and services
  • Information symbol
    Tourist Centres:

    Quinte West Chamber of Commerce
    Tel: (613) 392-7635 or 1-800-930-3255

    Northumberland Tourism
    Tel: (905) 372-3329 ext 2257 or 2237 or 1-866-401-3278

    City of Quinte West
    Tel: (613) 392-2841 or 1-866-485-2841

  • Fuel
    Fuel Stops:

    Trent Port Marina
    15 Creswell Drive, Trenton, K8V 5R6
    Gas and Diesel

  • Boat launch
    Boat Launches:

    Centennial Park
    12 Couch Crescent, Trenton, ON K8V 1G8
    Description: Cement Ramp, Seasonal Docks and Parking
    NO FEE

    Glen Miller Conservation Area
    443 Glen Miller Road, Trenton
    NO FEE

    Trenton Greenbelt Conservation Area
    Front Street, Trenton, ON
    NO FEE

Contact us Lock 1 - Trenton Telephone: (613) 392 - 3334

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