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

Veggie Park Farmers Market

  • Mill Village Trailhead

Come experience the most "feel-good" farmers market in Augusta!
The Veggie Park Farmers Market is located in the neighborhood of Harrisburg, adjacent to downtown Augusta, GA. Situated in the Mill Village Trailhead along the Augusta Canal, this modest market features some of the most highly regarded farmers in the CSRA.

Open on Tuesdays from 4:30pm-7pm, this market runs April-October.

And yes! We double SNAP/EBT!  

For more info, please visit: 
http://augustalocallygrown.org/veggie-park-farmers-market/

Waterside Yoga

  • Lake Olmstead Trailhead

The Augusta Canal National Heritage Area and The Yoga Center offer free yoga classes overlooking the waters of the canal. 
The Yoga Center’s certified instructors will lead the class through simple stretches and postures, appropriate for anyone – new to yoga or experienced.  The mission of The Yoga Center is to make yoga available to every  body, regardless of age, weight, shape, challenges, or experience. 
The Augusta Canal National Heritage Area is a public resource open for all to enjoy. Donations to help protect, preserve and maintain the Heritage Area will be accepted.

Waterside Yoga

  • Lake Olmstead Trailhead

The Augusta Canal National Heritage Area and The Yoga Center offer free yoga classes overlooking the waters of the canal. 
The Yoga Center’s certified instructors will lead the class through simple stretches and postures, appropriate for anyone – new to yoga or experienced.  The mission of The Yoga Center is to make yoga available to every  body, regardless of age, weight, shape, challenges, or experience. 
The Augusta Canal National Heritage Area is a public resource open for all to enjoy. Donations to help protect, preserve and maintain the Heritage Area will be accepted.

Canal Trail Talk- "Sibley Soilworks...Building Soil to GROW Harrisburg"

  • Mill Village Trailhead

Topic: New composting facility on the Augusta Canal.

Speaker: Kim Hines, Executive Director of Augusta Locally Grown.

Meet: Mill Village Trailgead, 101 Eve St. 

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! 

Book Signing- "Meet Local Authors" Featuring new book "Central Georgia Textile Mills"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Featuring the new book, “Central Georgia Textiles Mills.” Touches on the mills along the Fall line in Georgia. Featuring Augusta mills; Sibley, King, and Enterprise Mills. Author Billie Coleman will be speaking. Also, local authors- Tom Robertson, Sid Mullis, and Janis Ann Parks will be here to sign copies of their books about Augusta!

Drinks and light appetizers provided. Enjoy an afternoon touring the Augusta Canal Discovery Center and visiting with our local authors.

Canal Keeper Membership Summer kick-off! Any visitor that becomes a member or gives a donation of $100 or more will get a FREE copy of the featured book. 

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- "Eryn Eubanks & the Family Fold"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Americana Bluegrass, Gospel, Celtic, & Classic Country. Pack a picnic and beverages of choice to enjoy 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!

Music Cruise- "Bethany Davis & the Southside Boys"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Original tunes and hits from yesterday to today. Pack a picnic & beverages of choice for a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal!

Music Cruise- "Chris Hardy"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Songwriter/ Indie/ Acoustic Rock. Pack a picnic & beverages of choice for a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal!

Music Cruise- "Keith Gregory"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Classic Rock, Pop, R & B, originals Alternative Fusion & Jazz. Pack a picnic & your beverages of choice for a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal!

Music Cruise- "Roger Enevoldson"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Fun Oldies- 50s & 60s acoustic guitar and harmonica. Pack a picnic & beverages of choice to enjoy a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal!

Music Cruise- "Gaffney Jarrell"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Classic from classic female vocalists. Pack a picnic & beverages of choice for a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal!

Music Cruise- "Double D"

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Classic Rock covers. Pack a picnic & beverages of choice to enjoy a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal!