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

Address:
600 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton, OH
Directions:
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.
Hours:
Rides summer only Tu-Su at 1,2, and 3 pm (Call to verify)
Phone:
740-622-7644 x20
Admission:
Adults $8.
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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]

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