Appleton Locks: Lock 2

Appleton Locks

Lock 2

Locks are open and will operate until 11:00PM on July 3rd and 4th

From this lock, boaters can travel from water to eciting Downtown Appleton. A boat tie up dock is available between lock 1 & 2 behind the Edison Building. From here, it’s a short walk to Trolley Square and Pullman’s restaurant: walk the other direction and a range of micro brews and mouth-watering cuisine is available at the Stone Cellar Brew Pub. Pedestrians have access to Olde Oneida Street where you can ride the downtown trolley from June 4-Sept. 26 and go anywhere in Downtown Appleon. One of the most vibrant downtowns in Wisconsin, this mile-long stretch of College Avenue starts at Lawrence University and ends up at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. In between: restaurants, taverns, museums, festivals, hotels and so much more! For full downtown information and activity guides, please visit .

Lock Dimensions

144 feet x 35 feet

Sill Depth – 6 feet

Lift – XX feet

GPS Coordinates


N 44.254386


W 88.400985

Appleton #2 Operating Hour

Open May 21 through September 5
Saturday & Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day 10am-8pm


Locks are operated on the hour.

  • Appleton Lock 1 -Hours of Operations –  (Even Hours) -10:00, 12:00, 2:00, 4:00, 6:00.
  • Appleton Lock 4 -Hours of Operations –  (Odd Hours) – 11:00, 1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:00.

Fox River Navigational Charts:

Stroebe Island to Appleton Yacht Club

Appleton Yacht Club

Appleton Yacht Club to Lock #4

Appleton Lock #4 to 441 Bridge