Lock 7 Viewing Centre, Thorold

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  • It's amazing to watch a large ship climb the escarpment via the Welland Canal system. While travelling thru the Niagara Region this is a must see.  more »
  • I have been here a few times, and it is one of my favourite spots in the area. It has a great walking trail that goes on for miles and has a great view of the locks. The museum area is really nice (al...  more »
  • The Welland Canal is crossed daily by 3-9 ships. Boat lift 7 located in Thorold. In the viewing Centre, you can learn when this is the case. Otherwise, the Centre is rather uninteresting and has no public toilet. Is a ship in the lift, then you can see very well the locks. It is built on extra public gallery. Otherwise, you can see only the lock itself.
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  • A lot of fun to watch the big shops come through
  • What a great spot to see the ships coming through the locks. Great for tourists and locals alike.
  • Awesome view. Parking is hard to find. It gets very crowded sometimes.
  • Beauuuutiful
  • Lovely views, a nice stop off point during a walk along the canal.

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