Ride the Boat

Go back in time to life on the American frontier and the Illinois prairie
LaSalle Illinois Canal Boat Rides

Canal Boat Rides

Your journey on the mule-pulled, full-size replica canal boat will take you on the same hand-dug waterway that 19th Century pioneers traveled.


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LaSalle Illinois Canal Boat Rides

Group Rides & Day Tours

Length varies: 4 hours – 8 hours

Tour the canal and other Illinois destinations with a variety of tours. Lunch & shopping included with every tour!

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LaSalle Illinois Canal Boat Rides

School Groups

Length varies

Fun and engaging tours cover a variety of social science and history topics that meet the Illinois State Board of Education’s Learning Standards.

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Check-in at the Lock 16 Visitor Center. Please plan to arrive at least 20 minutes before scheduled departure.



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