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Waterways in Port Severn ON

Updated: Sep 13, 2023

Rawley Resort is here to help you make the most of your time in Port Severn ON. Start by exploring some of the local highlights, from lazy days out on the water to playing 18 holes golf on nearby award-winning golf courses. You’ll be minutes away from a wide variety of activities when you choose Rawley Resort, such as floatplanes, sea kayaking, jet-skiing, island hiking, ATVing, wine tastings, or unique experiences right outside our front door. If it’s your first time in Port Severn ON, make sure to spend some time cruising through nearby locks and waterways.

Lock 45 near Rawley Resort

Locks are a device used to raise and lower boats and watercrafts between different stretches of unleveled waters on river and canal waterways. They make rivers more easily navigable and allow a canal to cross land that is not level. Port Severn is the smallest lock on the Trent Severn Waterway. However, boaters aren’t the only ones enjoying this fine resource. Every year, vacationers also explore the area through bus tours and scenic drives. Spend some time discovering all that The Waterway has to offer, as you relax at Rawley Resort, one of the best resorts in Ontario for families. Your little ones will love learning about the waterways in Port Severn ON as they discover the abundant marine life in the Georgian Bay.

Trent Severn Waterway in Port Severn ON

During your stay at Rawley Resort, we recommend you explore the natural waterways that surround us, such as the Trent Severn Waterway. As boaters journey through 386 kilometers of iconic Canadian Shield waters, they will pass through multiple locks on this waterway. Lock #1 begins the Severn River, but the closest lock to our charming resort is Lock 45, which is the smallest lock on the system.

As you explore, make sure to check out some of the art galleries, museums, and theatres, as well as other fun activities to visit at the Trent Severn Waterway. This historic canal is operated by Parks Canada and is part of a large group of historic sites and national parks located across Canada. These popular waterways cater to recreational boaters, canoeists, and kayakers. You’ll have a great time exploring Trent Severn Waterway while staying in one of the best resorts in Ontario for families. Join us at Rawley Resort today, for an unforgettable trip in Port Severn ON.

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