Quick Facts: Trent-Severn Waterway
The Trent-Severn Waterway (TSW) is a National Historic Site which offers a navigable route for recreation and commerce.
- It is 386 km long, 18,600 square kilometers of interconnected lakes, rivers and channels connecting Lake Ontario at Trenton to Georgian Bay at Port Severn.
- Nearly 50 communities are located on its shores.
- Hundreds of thousands of people rely on this waterway for drinking water, flood control, tourism and recreation.
- It provides water for power generation, municipal water supplies and agriculture, and supports a tremendous variety of fish and wildlife.
- The Trent-Severn Waterway is an important economic, environmental and recreational resource used by thousands of boaters, shoreline residents, businesses and vacationers every year.