Lock 37 - Bolsover

Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site

Lock 37 is one of the deepest fully manual stations on the Waterway. There are two walls designated on the upper side for mooring and a popular wing wall by the dam. Lock 37 has a quiet rural setting with ample grounds for boater camping.

Getting here
  • Address: 92 Talbot Drive, Beaverton, Ontario
  • Nautical chart: #2025 (more on Nautical charts)
  • Kilometer marker: 284.9 km (mile 177)
  • GPS: 44°30'59.5"N 79°05'24.8"W

Hours of Operation


Navigational data
  • Lock length: 36.6 m (120 ft)
  • Lock width: 9.7 m (32 ft)
  • Average lift: 6.6 m (22 ft)
  • Max. mooring period: 2 nights

Facilities and services
Bolsover lockstation
Constructed: 1900-1907

Visitors to Lock 37 - Bolsover are within what the engineers at the time of its construction called the Balsam - Simcoe Division. A combination of man-made canal, natural waterway, locks and dams, this section is a quiet space dotted with shoreline cottages and farmland. Lock 37 is the deepest manual lock on the Trent-Severn Waterway and is the perfect place to enjoy a great breeze.

Tourism information

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