We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Monticello III Canal Boat Ride

Lake Park, Coshocton, OH 43812
+1 740-622-7528
Review Highlights
Very nice late summer educational experience!

We had a great little boat ride very informative and the narrator is very funny. Limited schedule... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Michael A
Columbus, Ohio
via mobile
Highlight of our trip!!

We went on the canal boat ride while on a visit to Roscoe Village and it was the highlight of our... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Kendall M
Struthers, Ohio
via mobile
Read all 33 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
Lake Park, Coshocton, OH 43812
+1 740-622-7528
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (33)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great little boat ride very informative and the narrator is very funny. Limited schedule in the late fall so make sure you decide when you want to go was not crowded at all a great experience and interesting history of the Ohio...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We went on the canal boat ride while on a visit to Roscoe Village and it was the highlight of our day! At $4 and lasting about 40 minutes I thought it was a very good deal. The horses were beautiful and the guide was...More

Thank Kendall M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Easy check in and the guide, horse handler and "boat steerer" were absolutely wonderful! The horses were beautiful. It was a nice ride down the canal and back but be warned there are mosquitos--if you are a magnet for bugs like my mother you will...More

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 5 July 2017

this is a relaxing trip down a short canal on the Monticello III canal boat. The boat is pulled thru the canal by two horses. Board the boat,set back and enjoy. There is a "guide" that discusses the starting of the canal, why it was...More

2  Thank tammy d
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We take our 4th graders here every year as part of our Ohio curriculum and talking about transportation. The kids eat their lunch on the boat while learning about the history of the canal. Our tour guide, Ed, is very knowledgeable and good with the...More

1  Thank Hart6
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This canal boat ride was wonderful. Our guide did a wonderful job at explaining the life of the canal boat era. It was educational and enjoyable. Well worth the price of admission!

1  Thank J M
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Monticello III herself was a bit more weather-worn than the photos on line, but she held up for our ride which we thoroughly enjoyed. A quiet ride due to it being horse-drawn by a pair of percherons draft horses. Our guide was informative and seemed...More

2  Thank Deb4TX
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This ride has helped to preserve some of the historical significance of the Erie canals of the 1800's. Guides on the boat answer questions and provide a lot of facts from the time period. Very relaxing 45 minute or so ride where a lot can...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We love taking the canal boat ride each year. It really transports you back to a different era. The person giving the tour is well educated about the canal era.

Thank stockdalegang
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I had found this attraction online and was very interested in visiting. It was a very nice relaxing ride headed by two beautiful horses. The gentleman who gave the tour was very knowledgeable and he was also very good with teaching the children all about...More

Thank Diane C
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
1 July 2015|
Response from 18_20 |
$8 Adults And worth it !