Canal Boat Tour

Lowell National Historical Park Tours

Join a Park Ranger for a guided tour of the Pawtucket Canal – the oldest canal in Lowell's historic 5.6-mile canal system. Travel from the heart of downtown Lowell to the site of Guard Locks Gatehouse while you learn about the historic canal system, the workers who built and maintained it, and its role in the Industrial City. 

*Water Levels Permitting - Visitors may have the option to climb a small historic granite staircase and explore the site of Guard Locks Gatehouse on foot. 

Tours begin at the Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market Street.

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