Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Enjoy the Augusta Canal on foot, by bicycle, canoe or kayak. Fish from the banks, watch for wildlife or relax on a guided tour aboard a replica canal cargo boat.

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Sunday: 1 PM - 5 PM

General
Hours of Operation
  • Monday Opening Time: 9:30 AM
  • Monday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Tuesday Opening Time: 9:30 AM
  • Tuesday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Wednesday Opening Time: 9:30 AM
  • Wednesday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Thursday Opening Time: 9:30 AM
  • Thursday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Friday Opening Time: 9:30 AM
  • Friday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Saturday Opening Time: 9:30 AM
  • Saturday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Sunday Opening Time: 1 PM
  • Sunday Closing Time: 5 PM

Canal Trail Talks- "Opening the Gates to a New Augusta"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Topic: Tour the inside of the Canal Gatehouse

Speaker: Engineer and ACA Board Member, Pete Hughes

Meeting Point: Old Dance Pavilion restrooms on the trail to the Headgates. 3300 Evans to Locks Rd. Evans, GA 

Canal Trail Talks- "Inside Sutherland Mill: Past & Present"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Topic: The history and re-purpose of Sutherland Mill.

Speaker: ACNHA Staff Member

Meet: Sutherland Mill Entrance, 720 St. Sebastian Way 3PM

Music Cruise-"The Henry's"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Folk/Bluegrass, Americana music. Pack a picnic & beverages to enjoy a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal! 

Music Cruise- "Stink Bamboo"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Fun covers of all genres. Pack a picnic & beverages to enjoy a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal! 

Canal Trail Talks- "The Moving Story of Christ Church, 1882"

  • Christ Episcopal Church

Topic: Christ Church, Post-Civil War Harrisburg Episcopal Church.

Speaker: Buddy Peacock, local historian and longtime church member

Meet: 3PM Front door of the church at 1904 Greene St. at Eve St.

Music Cruise-"Fred Williams"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Smooth Jazz Sax music. Pack a picnic & beverages to enjoy a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal! 

Music Cruise-"Tara Scheyer"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Southern acoustic storytelling. Pack a picnic & beverages to enjoy a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal! 

Canal Trail Talk- "Decomposing to Build Community"

  • Mill Village Trailhead

Topic: New composting facility on the Augusta Canal.

Speaker: Member of Augusta Locally Grown.

Meet: Mill Village Trailgead, 101 Eve St. 

Music Cruise-"Mike Frost & Lauren Meccia"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Jazz Eceltic Collection of Americana, blues, folk, pop, & Jazz. Pack a picnic & beverages to enjoy a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal! 

Music Cruise-"The Clydes"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

NEW. Bluegrass, Honky Tonk Music. Pack a picnic & beverages to enjoy a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal! 

Canal Trail Talk- "Canal Living at Enterprise Mill"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Topic: Tour mill apartments and learn the history of Enterprise Mill, 1877.

Speaker: Dean Gustafson, Engineer and mill resident.

Meet: Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.- South Entrance facing St. Sebastian Way.

Music Cruise- "Wayne Capps"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Eclectic/Americana Carolina music. Pack a picnic & beverages to enjoy a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal! 

Music Cruise- "Gwen Hughes"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Jazzy torch songs, blues and pop vocalist. Pack a picnic & beverage of choice for a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal!

Music Cruise- "Carey Murdock"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Americana/Country. Pack a picnic & beverage of choice for a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal!

Music Cruise- "Angela Easterling"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Americana Folk Singer-Songwriter Eclectic mix of folk/indie/country/alt/classics. Pack a picnic & beverage of choice for a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal!

Music Cruise- "Daniel Johnson"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Country/ Southern Rock/ Alternative/ Pop. Pack a picnic & beverage of choice for a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal!