Soo Locks

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  • Address: Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, USA, Canada
  • Phone: +1-9066323366
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Lake

If you want to sit and watch freighters go through locks, visit Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, where barges, tugboats and more traverse the 21-foot drop between Lake Superior and Lake Huron every day and night. They are legendary in the maritime world, that has provided safe passage and a vital shipping connection within the Great Lakes for nearly 160 years. The first State Lock was built in 1855. They are a wonder of engineering and the destination for nearly 1 million visitors annually. You can also see vessels haul vital cargo and share a wave and a smile with the merchant mariners aboard these massive ships. There is an observation platform, which is situated at the Lock’s edge, where you can enjoy an up-close-and-personal glimpse of life aboard fresh water and ocean-going freighters. If you want to take something different and fresh from the experience, visit the Soo Locks and see for yourself.

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  • Soo Locks Address: Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, USA, Canada
  • Soo Locks Contact Number: +1-9066323366
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  • 7.66% of people who visit Sault Ste. Marie include Soo Locks in their plan

  • 35.29% of people start their Soo Locks visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Soo Locks

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Soo Locks

People normally club together Lake Superior State University and Tanglewood Marsh Golf Course while planning their visit to Soo Locks.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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