Lock 20 is located at the northeastern corner of Little Lake in Peterborough. Located away from busy roads, this lock station makes for a quiet stop within the city limits. Boaters can walk or bike on the Trans Canada Trail, which cuts through the site. A beautiful location for overnight mooring, especially on Wednesday and Saturday evenings in the summer, where the Little Lake fireworks can be enjoyed from the lower tie up walls.

Lockstation Details

Chart: 2023

KM: 144.5 km (mile 89.5)

Lock Length: 36.6 m (120 ft)

Width: 9.7 m (32 ft)

Average Lift: 3.7 m (12 ft)

Length of stay: 2 night maximum

GPS Coordinates: 44°17'59.0"N 78°18'15.9"W

Hours and Services

Lockstation Hours of Operation

Information symbol Information
Accessible toilets Accessible Washroom
Water Potable water
Picnic Picnic Area
 Red Chairs
Local facilities and services
  • Information symbol
    Tourist Centres:

    Peterborough and the Kawarthas Tourism
    Tel: (705) 742-2201 or 1-800-461-6424

    Kawarthas Northumberland

  • groceries symbol
    Walking distance to groceries
  • Fuel
    Fuel Stops:

    Peterborough Marina
    500 George Street North,
    Peterborough, K9H 3R9
    Gas, Diesel

  • Boat launch
    Boat Launches:

    Wood Duck Drive, Bailiboro, ON, K0L 1B0
    NO FEE
    Access to Rive Lake

    Squirrel Creek Conservation Area
    2445 Wallace Point Road, Fraserville, ON, K0L 1V0
    NO FEE
    Park Closes at 10 pm
    Access to Otonabee River

    Hiawatha First Nation
    123 Paudash Street, Hiawatha, ON, K9J 0E6
    FEE: $10

    Monaghan Boat Ramp
    506 Monaghan Road, Peterborough, ON, K9J 3W7
    NO FEE

    Rogers Cove Boat Launch
    183 Mark Street, Peterborough, ON, K9H 1T9M
    NO FEE
    Dock Available
    Access to Little Lake

Contact us Lock 20 – Ashburnham Telephone: (705) 750 - 4952

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