Canal Boat Operations
2023 St. Helena III Public Rides & Charters:
**St. Helena III is back on the water and ready for group charters! Please follow the link below to download the group charter form:
*For more information on public rides or reserving a canal boat charter please reach out to us:
Stand By Rides:
The St. Helena III Canal Boat is pulled by two draft horses (when available) or by a small tractor. All rides depart from the Port of Canal Fulton in St. Helena Heritage Park for a one-hour ride down the Ohio & Erie Canal. A historian on board provides information on the history of the canal, the boat and the area.
Tickets can be purchased online on a first come first serve basis. Following the link below for online ticket sales:
Weather-Permitting: Canal boat rides can be cancelled due to low water levels or during heavy storms.
Canal Fulton Canalway Center:
Located at 125 Tuscarawas St. in Canal Fulton, Ohio, the Canalway Center is a seasonal visitor center and home to the St. Helena III Canal Boat. At the center, you’ll find background and orientation to the city, along with plenty of parking. There is also a playground at St. Helena Park as well as a pavilion that is available for rental (see Parks & Rec Page for available dates and reservation form). Canalway Center is Open Saturday and Sundays through October from 9am-3pm. Closed Monday- Friday.