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Lock 36 - Kirkfield Lift Lock

Trent-Severn Waterway

The Kirkfield Lift Lock is located a short distance north of the village Kirkfield, Ontario. With a lift of  14.9 m (49 ft) it is the second highest hydraulic lift lock in the world, the higest being the hydraulic lift lock at Peterborough, Ontario. The lock has a width of 10.1 m (33 ft) and a length of 42.4 m (139 ft).

The Kirkfield Lift Lock is situated at 256.2 m (840.5 ft) above sea level and is the highest point along the Trent-Severn Waterway.

Places to Explore

Trent-Severn Waterway
• Lock 21, Peterborough Lift Lock
• Lock 31, Buckhorn
• Lock 32, Bobcaygeon
• Lock 34, Fenelon Falls
• Lock 35, Rosedale
• Lock 36, Kirkfield Lift Lock

Ontario Cities and Towns

Buckhorn, Ontario
Bobcaygeon, Ontario
Coboconk, Ontario
Fenelon Falls, Ontario
Peterborough, Ontario

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