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This is a really fun history lesson. It is such a peaceful and beautiful ride and the guides are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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My wife and I took this tour while visiting in Canton, OH and we are glad we did. We learned about... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manchester, Maryland
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Operated by the City of Canal Fulton and the Canal Fulton Heritage Society, the St. Helena III Canal Boat rides offer the public the chance to ride a replica cargo canal boat pulled by two work horses one mile south and back on the original Ohio...more
125 Tuscarawas St W, Canal Fulton, OH 44614-1044
+1 330-854-6835
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really fun history lesson. It is such a peaceful and beautiful ride and the guides are always interesting and talented. I have done it a few times and I highly recommend.

Thank E1447ILkellyp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took this tour while visiting in Canton, OH and we are glad we did. We learned about the canal transportation in history class and the use of Locks on the Canal but you just don’t really understand it until you actually...More

Thank Funtime916
Reviewed 12 October 2017

What. An. Interesting. Piece. Of. Our. History. The. Guide. Was. Very. Knowledgeable He. Gave. The facts. Of. How. The. Family on. The. Boat. Lived. Not. Much. Living. Space. You. Get. A. Easy. Fun. Ride. On. The. Canal. We. Went. On. A. Sunday. And. The. Town....More

1  Thank rileypickles
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Terrific history lesson on how important canals were to 1800s transportation and the growing of America. Short film on the canal history before boarding a horse drawn canal boat for a 4 MPH 50 minute trip on the water. The guide was knowledgeable and interesting...More

1  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful history lesson and enjoyable boat ride. Tour guide very knowledgeable and mixed detailed history with feelings of what it would have been like to work on the canal

Thank chkyle
Reviewed 16 August 2017

An afternoon in Canal Fulton gave an impression of how important the canals has been in the 19th century. Relaxing and giving in the same time.

1  Thank AFK60
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This was a wonderful way to experience travel in the early years of our country's history. At one point, our guide told us the river, just west of the canal, was the westernmost boundary of the United States. It was hard to imagine our country...More

Thank Darrell L
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We enjoyed our ride and learning all of the history behind the canal. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and even gave us some songs on the banjo and harmonica. There was an opportunity to go up to see them steer the boat but it...More

1  Thank spike9090
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great family activity to understand how canals were important in the history of Ohio. Short trip but very informative.

Thank RAmazinAdventures
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Slowly travel the canal in an authentic canal boat pulled by huge horses while person in charge passes around pictures and items from years past.

Thank BethP135
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2 January 2018|
Response from Darrell L | Reviewed this property |
$8.00 for adults. Consult the website for other prices. cityofcanalfulton-oh.gov/departments/canal-boat-operations/