Lock Use and Boat Traffic

Final lock usage statistics for the entire 2016 season. The data displayed is recorded by lock tenders as boats travel through the locks.

2016 2015
LOCK Lockages Craft Passengers Canoe/kayak Lockages Craft Passengers Canoe/kayak
DePere 1,540 2,519 11,238 129 1,344 2,098 8,564 12
Little Kaukauna 1,087 1,453 6,186 0 755 1,144 4,865 8
Menasha* 0 0 0 0 1,268 1,897 6,999 90
Appleton 1-4 332 124 449 38 387 188 724 171
Cedars 110 122 464 0 89 122 485 0
Totals 3,069 4,218 18,337 167 3,843 5,449 21,457 281
*Menasha lock remains closed at the request of the DNR due to finding round gobies in the Fox River. In 2015, the Menasha lock was closed 9.3 at the request of the DNR.

Lock usage statistics for 2016. The data displayed is recorded by lock tenders as boats travel through the locks.

JUNE 2016 JUNE 2015
LOCK Lockages Craft Passengers Canoe/kayak Lockages Craft Passengers Canoe/kayak
DePere 452 726 2,824 0 309 492 2,047 0
Little Kaukauna 345 439 1,718 0 193 257 1,073 0
Menasha* 0 0 0 0 474 636 2,147 0
Appleton 1-4 38 16 43 0 85 74 161 0
Cedars 28 28 80 0 30 50 205 0
Totals 863 1,209 4,665 0 1,091 1,509 5,633 0
*Menasha lock remains closed at the request of the DNR due to finding round gobies in the Fox River.

 

MAY 2016 May 2015
LOCK Lockages Craft Passengers Canoe/kayak Lockages Craft Passengers Canoe/kayak
DePere 149 260 1,091 0 73 106 393 0
Little Kaukauna 116 124 470 0 45 45 161 0
Menasha* 0 0 0 0 175 217 784 0
Appleton 1-4 18 6 12 0 15 25 10 0
Cedars/Little Chute 16 16 44 0 8 13 36 0
Totals 299 406 1,617 0 316 406 1364 0
*Menasha lock remains closed at the request of the DNR due to finding round gobies in the Fox River.

Lock usage statistics for 2015

2015 Totals
Lock Lockages Craft Passengers Canoe/Kayak
Menasha 1,268 1,897 6,999 90
De Pere 1,344 2,098 8,564 12
Little Rapids 755 1,144 4,685 8
Appleton #1-4  183 371 959 171
Cedars 89 122 485 0
Totals 3,693 5,632 21,692 281

Menasha Lock was closed for WDNR round goby study September 3- October 4 and
closed for repairs June 28 – July 2 & July 5 – August 23

2014 Totals
Lock Lockages Craft Passengers Canoe
Kayak
*Menasha 746 1,063 3,726 4
De Pere 1,210 1,850 7,944 6
Little Rapids 688 1,044 4,169 6
Appleton #1-4  70 88 377 134
Cedars 40 52 183 0
Totals 2,754 4,097 16,399 150
2013 Totals
Lock Lockages Craft Passengers Canoe-Kayak
Menasha  1,412 1,950 8,314 218
De Pere  1,183 1,775 7,364 117
Little Rapids  686 975 3,938 6
Appleton #1-4  128 181 794 111
Cedars  58 73 313 0
Totals 3,467 4,954 20,723 452