Massena, New York: Eisenhower Lock - Watch Tankers

St. Lawrence Seaway Eisenhower Lock is a narrow channel designed to raise and lower ships to the elevation of bodies of water.

St. Lawrence Seaway Eisenhower Lock

Address:
Barnhart Island Rd, Massena, NY
Directions:
St. Lawrence Seaway Eisenhower Lock. Hwy 37 to Hwy 131 north to Barnhart Island Rd towards Robert Moses State Park. Parking is on the north side of the Lock.
Admission:
Free.
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Eisenhower Lock - Watch Tankers

Fascinating opportunity to see engineering in action! Located along Seaway Scenic Highway. Viewing stands are open alongside the lock. No charge, but I was told access is sometimes limited when an oil tanker is locking up or down. We were lucky enough to arrive just as a tanker was entering the lock.

[Julie, 09/10/2010]

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