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Photo by Peggy Holcroft-Cameron

Bay of Quinte

The Bay of Quinte (ˈkwɪnti') is a long, narrow bay shaped like the letter "Z" on the northern shore of Lake Ontario in the province of Ontario, Canada. It is just west of the head of the Saint Lawrence River that drains the Great Lakes into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. It is located about 200 kilometers (120 mi) east of Toronto and 400 kilometers (250 mi) west of Montreal. The Bay provides some of the best trophy Walleye angling in North America as well as most sport fish common to the great lakes.


Bay of Quinte Tourism Map

Bay of Quinte Tourism Map 2016 - Front

Bay of Quinte Tourism Map 2016 - Back

Trent-Severn Waterway

 

The City of Quinte West serves as the southern entrance to the Trent-Severn Waterway and is host to seven locks within the municipality. This excellent waterway consists of 386 km of lakes and rivers and connects Lake Ontario through inland waterways to Lake Huron. The waterway system has 44 locks, including one of the largest hydraulic locks in the world located in Peterborough. Visit the Parks Canada site for more information on hours of service, pricing and available passes, maps and more.

Trent Severn Waterway - Peggy Holcroft-Cameron

Photo by Peggy Holcroft-Cameron

Discover The Trent Severn Waterway - View Publication Volume 15, 2015

Check out Quinte West on pages 27 - 29 of publication volume 15, 2015

       

Murray Canal

The Murray Canal connects the Bay of Quinte to Presqu'ile Bay, off Lake Ontario. The canal was man-made in the 1880's to accommodate burgeoning shipping routes and to avoid open lake navigation. The Murray Canal is bridged at County Road #64 and Carrying Place.

Murray Canal - Norbert Schieweck

 Photo by Norbert Schieweck

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. It is bounded on the north and southwest by the Canadian Province of Ontario, and on the south and east by the American state of New York. It is the easternmost in the Great Lakes chain and serves as the outlet to the Atlantic Ocean via the St. Lawrence River. It is the 14th largest lake in the world. Ontario, Canada's most populous province, was named for the lake.

Barcovan Beach on Lake Ontario

 

America's Great Loop Cruisers' Association

Consider navigating the Great Loop, sponsored by the Trent Port Marina.  Visit America's Great Loop Cruisers' Association to learn more!

Waterway Guide

Visit Trent Port Marina's Profile on the Waterway Guide

ConnectMap

City of Quinte West Public Flex GIS

Welcome to the City of Quinte West Public Flex GIS map site. The mapping system runs on ESRI's ArcGIS for Flex.



Features Include:

  • Arial Photos for 2013, 2008 and 2002
  • Locate addresses, roads, parks, schools, and much more.
  • Embed Google Street View.

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