Your Canal Connection

News & Updates

    Summer Schedule
    July 1 through August 31 (Note: Closed July 4)
    Discovery Center and Gift Shop- Tues. -Sat. 9:30 - 5 pm
    Boat Tours 10, 11:30 a.m, 1:30 pm.  (no 3 pm tour)

    RCSD Mindrest sign-up form

    (FYI: Annual and lifetime National Park passes are not sold at the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area. Nearest locations for in-person purchase are Visitor Center for J. Strom Thurmond/ Clarks Hill Lake 864-333-1100, or the ranger station at Sumter & Francis Marion National Forest in Edgefield, SC. 803-637-5396. Online info https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit

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New and improved Online Ticket Desk and Gift Shop coming soon! In the meantime, give us a call 706-823-0440 x 4 or drop by the Discovery Center at 1450 Greene Street and talk to a real-live person and we will fix you right up.





Augusta Canal - Georgia's first National Heritage Area.

A partner of the National Park Service and a member of the Alliance of National Heritage Areas. An official “Passport to Your National Parks” stamp cancellation site.