Plan your visit

Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site

Travel this historic route by water or land, and explore the vast and vibrant regions along its length. Many lockstations are located just 2 hours from Toronto, and connect to a lengthy tourism corridor that joins several communities and historic sites between Lake Ontario and Georgian Bay. Plan ahead, learn about lockage and navigation, and save time by purchasing permits and reserving accommodations in advance

Hours of operation

Check the seasonal hours of operation for lockstations and the Murray Canal.


Fees for the Trent-Severn Waterway, including lockage, mooring, bridge swings, and camping.

Passes and permits

Seasonal and annual permits for lockage and mooring. Purchase online in advance.


Locations, facilities and services, navigation data, contact information, lock history, local tourism

Lockage and navigation

Locking through safely, nautical charts, technical data, navigational aids, real-time boater information

Improvements and infrastructure

Status updates, info bulletins and frequently asked questions about critical projects that may affect your visit.


Current weather forecast for the Trent-Severn Waterway

Brochures and publications

Visitor Map, Boating Safely booklet, and other Parks Canada brochures and publications.

Murray Canal

Information on the Murray Canal

How to get here


Parks Canada Headquarters

2155 Ashburnham Drive
Peterborough ON K9J 6Z6



Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Information Information
Gift Shop Gift shop
Parking Parking
Restrooms Restrooms
Electric car charging station Electric car charging station
Picnic area Picnic area
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