Coshocton, Ohio: Ride a Horse-Pulled Canal Boat

The Monticello III horse-drawn canal boat takes visitors up the canal and into town while a guide recounts tales of sleepy-paced canal boat life.

Historic Roscoe Village

600 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton, OH
Historic Roscoe Village. The entrance to the canal boat parking lot is on the east side of Hwy 83, just north of Coshocton and US Hwy 36.
Rides summer only Tu-Su at 1,2, and 3 pm (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
740-622-7644 x20
Adults $8.
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Monticello III.

Ride a Horse-Pulled Canal Boat

Pretty cool boat ride and historical lesson....

[T Wilson, 08/01/2020]

The Canal.

Ride a Horse-Pulled Canal Boat

I grew up in Indiana not too far from this restored town and didn't even know there was a canal that was hand-dug for transportation. The town is very old and beautiful. There is a towpath that you can walk to and a canal boat to take a ride on the original canal. It's pulled by draft horses and the guide explains life on the canal boats. The canal continued through a lake over a bridge (filled with water, high above the current that was running the opposite way), into another lake then through the town. Lots of history, shopping, eating, and music.

[Lainie Brillhart, 06/29/2012]

Aug. 2020: Photo added.

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