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Address: Front Street West, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada
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Great place in Bobcaygeon to view all the boat traffic coming back and forth from Pigeon to Sturgeon Lakes. There are restaurants, groceries, beer store and LCBO within walking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Bobcaygeon, Canada
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Bobcaygeon, Canada
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63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place in Bobcaygeon to view all the boat traffic coming back and forth from Pigeon to Sturgeon Lakes. There are restaurants, groceries, beer store and LCBO within walking distance of the lock as well as some tables for picnics. Swing bridge allows for taller boats to pass through the lock. Fine place to people and boat watch on a... More 

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Fenelon Falls, Canada
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

May through Oct there is lots to do by the locks and in the town. Boats coming through the locks brings a lot of onlookers. Then walk around the corner a little and get a Kawartha ice cream and you'll think you're in Heaven.

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Thank Glass-House-Guy
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Live music and entertain @5:50-6:30 for the children and adults from 6:30-7:30/8:00and it is FREE every Thursday check out Bobcaygeon web site you can drive or tie up your boat at the lock

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Ontario
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I took two companions out for dinner, a special occasion and my first time at this establishment. One of my companions ordered an appetizer. After waiting for way too long, the appetizer arrived with our dinner orders. My dinner, a Reuben sandwich, was less than hot. I cannot imagine how my companion's Reuben tasted after she had to eat her... More 

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Orillia, Canada
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55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Our granda was celebrating her 90th. She always looks forward to going out. Due to a good previous experience we booked here for her birthday. I was warmly greeted when I arrived. We had told them we needed room for a wheelchair. Ramp was out on way in and chair was removed at table to accommodate even though she was... More 

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Thank Debra C
Rockwood, Canada
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243 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

You will see everything that floats pass through this lock. Personal watercraft to huge yachts. The funniest is when several newbie houseboat drivers try to pass through. Have you ever seen one stuck sideways? Pretty funny but not for the expensive yacht owners. There is a swing bridge at one end that really messes up car traffic, so Bobcaygeon can... More 

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Thank Dwight6790
Cambridge
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83 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Watch as boats of all shapes and sizes enter the lock system to go either up or down stream. A historic lock system to be seen by all.

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Thank Littlemisskid
Wasaga Beach, Canada
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Really enjoyed the lock, lots of shade to sit and watch boats go through for a while. Got to see a big ship go through that nearly took up the whole space in the lock. Kids really enjoyed it and staff was really great about answering our questions.

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Woodstock, Canada
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53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We spent an entire week in Bobcaygeon. During this time, we were at the lock several times; on foot, by car, and on our boat as we toured through. The lock is very easy to negotiate by water. Its neat, and goes up and down quickly. Every Thursday night in the summer, there is a concert, we sat and enjoyed... More 

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Thank N J
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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319 reviews
191 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Located in the heart of Bobcaygeon, Lock #32 is one of 37 conventional locks on the Trent-Severn Waterway used to raise and lower boats. This particular lock dates back to 1833 as the first lock constructed for the Waterway. It is 47.2 meters long by 9.7 meters wide and has an average lift of 1.5 meters. The operation of a... More 

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