Ride a Real Canal Boat and see a Lock.

Canal Fulton features two parks along the Ohio and Erie canal..   There is a working canal boat that gives rides between the two sites. The parks are about 1 mile apart.

The Visitors Center is home to the Canal Boat and they also play a video covering the history of the canal.

Lock 4 Park has a lock and locktenders house. The park is nicely landscaped and includes a spillway.



Canal Fulton ,Oh  South of Akron along Rt 93 Just north of the Intersection of Rt 21  

The Park entrance is just south of  the bridge that crosses the canal on RT 93

GPS Coord

Park and Visitors Center  N40.88840 W81.59821  

Roughly 153  Cherry street (Rt 93)


Lock 4 Park -

N40.87815  W81.58297


Roughly 6595 Erie Avenue 


Clean in the visitors center  Porta Potties at the Lock 4 Park.

Food and drink

Vending  machines at both sites. Restaraunts and Ice Creams within walking distance of  the visitors center. 


Both sites have plenty of paved parking spots.



There is a playground and Baseball field by the vistor centers. The visitors center has a canal boat on static display to explore 


The canal is not fenced off It is very easy to fall in at spots. 

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