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St. Helena III Canal Boat Rides

125 Tuscarawas St W, Canal Fulton, OH 44614-1044
+1 330-854-6835
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Life. On. A canal. Boat

What. An. Interesting. Piece. Of. Our. History. The. Guide. Was. Very. Knowledgeable He. Gave... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
rileypickles
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Strongsville, Ohio
History Afloat

Terrific history lesson on how important canals were to 1800s transportation and the growing of... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Stephen B
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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
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125 Tuscarawas St W, Canal Fulton, OH 44614-1044
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+1 330-854-6835
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Reviewed October 11, 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

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Reviewed September 3, 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

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Reviewed August 16, 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

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Reviewed August 15, 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.

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Reviewed July 26, 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

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Reviewed July 26, 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

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

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

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Reviewed November 21, 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.

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Reviewed October 16, 2016

My sisters and i were going to Canton and was looking for something to do so we went on the internet and found this boat ride, a horse drawn boat pulled along the canal. You could not make reservations online unless it was a special...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2016

This little excursion exceeded our expectations. The boat ride was a full hour, with our guide providing narration and history of the Ohio Canal systems. The guide was very knowledgeable, and even played some period-themed music on his banjo and harmonica. He gave us the...More

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Pat P
January 1, 2018|
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Response from Darrell L | Reviewed this property |
$8.00 for adults. Consult the website for other prices. cityofcanalfulton-oh.gov/departments/canal-boat-operations/
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Jesse R
August 16, 2017|
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Response from Darrell L | Reviewed this property |
You purchase tickets at the visitor center. They do not offer them online. They also generally don't take reservations.
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