Affiliate of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor

Ride the Josiah White II canal boat

Take a ride back in time aboard the Josiah White II! Pennsylvania’s only mule-drawn canal boat cruises Section 8 of the Lehigh Canal in Hugh Moore Park during the summer. The authentically-dressed crew will guide you through the story of the anthracite canals and the people who worked and lived on them, while our mules — George and Hank — tow you on a 40-minute trip through serene scenery to the Locktender’s House and Guard Lock #8.

Canal boat tours are 45 minutes long and leave the dock at noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.

June 7 through Aug. 31, 2014: Wednesday through Sunday
September 2014: Saturdays and Sundays


(includes Canal Boat Ride and National Canal Museum admission)

Adults: $12
Seniors and members of the military: $11
Children (3-15): $9
Children under 3: Free

Group Rates (15 or more)

Adults: $10
Seniors and members of the military: $9
Children (3-15): $7

canal-cruiseCharter Cruises

Charter the entire boat for your party, birthday party, club activity, business meeting, family reunion, anniversary, wedding reception, or other special event.  For further information call (610) 923-3548, ext 221.

Canal Boat Cruises

Experience a delicious get-away on the Lehigh Canal

Please join us for one of our unique 2½ hour dinner cruises. Enjoy a catered meal and colorful stories as you cruise on the restored Lehigh Canal aboard the canal boat Josiah White II. The schedule will be announced soon.