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Local Waterways


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 kilometres (120 mi) east of Toronto and 400 kilometres (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



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 website 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


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


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City of Quinte West Public GIS

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