Lock C-11

Lock C-11 on the Champlain Canal is located in the town of Comstock, nine miles north of Lock C-9. This scenic lock lowers boats 12 feet, from an elevation of 124 feet to 112 feet above sea level. The Lockmaster can be reached by VHF Radio channel 13 or by phone at (518) 639-8964. Lock C12 (and Lake Champlain) is only 7 miles away.

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Latitude: 43.467941 Longitude: -73.4352887 Elevation: 121 ft
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Services Offered

Picnic area.  North of C-11 is the Whitehall Harbor offering free tie-ups, electric and showers.  Walk into the Village of Whitehall for shopping, restaurants, and supplies.  There is also a boat launch just south of the Harbor.

Season And Hours Open

May 1 - May 25 - 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

May 26 - Sept. 7 - 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

Sept. 8 - Nov. 15 - 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Note:  Hours of operation may change from season to season.  For current hours of operation, contact the New York State Canal Corporation at 1-800-4CANAL4 or http://www.nyscanals.gov

Additional Notes

For current News, Notices, and Alerts, please visit the website at http://www.canals.ny.gov/news/notices/index.shtml


All motorized recreational vessels passing through any lock or lift bridge on the Canal System must purchase either a Seasonal Pass, a Ten-Day Pass or a Two-Day Pass. Information on fees and how to obtain a pass can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/exvac/boating/bctolls.html or by calling Canal Corporation Headquarters (between 8:00 am – 4:00 pm) at (518) 436-2799.



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