The Coshocton County Beacon June 28, 2017 - Page 28

28 THE BEACON June 28, 2017 Want to go camping this summer? File | Beacon Take a trip into yesteryear with a ride on the canal boat COSHOCTON – Take a journey back into the 1800s when Roscoe Village was a bustling canal town with a ride on the horse-drawn Monticello III canal boat. This peaceful 45-minute float down a restored section of the Ohio Erie Canal is powered only by two draft horses and a knowledgeable boat captain who will entertain you with stories of long-ago and interesting canal facts. Ride times are now through Sept. 3 Tuesdays through Fridays at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday will feature an additional ride at 4 p.m. Sept. 4 through Oct. 22 hours are Satur- day and Sunday at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., and 4 p.m. The canal boat will be closed Thursday, Sept. 28 through Friday, Oct. 6 for the Coshocton County Fair. Special dates for additional rides include July 1 – 5 with rides at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., and 4 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 20 through Sun- day, Oct. 22 with rides at noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., and 4 p.m. A trolley from the Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival will be available at Roscoe Visitor’s Center. The boat will not run during thunder- storms or high winds. Call ahead during questionable weather to see if the canal boat is running or not. Leashed pets are welcome. Veterans can ride for free with valid ID. Wearing insect repellent on the boat is rec- ommended. Charters for groups are available by calling Roscoe Village at 800-877-1830. The canal boat is located across the street from Lake Park, 23253 SR 83N, Coshocton. Contributed | Beacon Family fun, music, art making set for July COSHOCTON - Families are invited to bring their own picnics and enjoy free fun in the artPARK at 325 Main St. Events will be held at 6 p.m. on Thurs- days, July 6, 13, 20, and 27. Enjoy music with Sarah Goslee Reed on July 6. Sogbety Diomande, West Af- rican drummer/dancer, is scheduled to entertain on July 13. Entertainment for July 20 is still being determined, but the fun on July 27 will be provided by The Wayfarers. Contributed | Beacon COSHOCTON COUNTY – Camping is a fun summer activity for many families. If you’re considering going camping this summer, here’s what Coshocton County has to offer: Coshocton County Fairgrounds 707 Kenilworth Avenue Coshocton, Ohio 43812 740-622-2385 Camp sites on the fairground are avail- able with 30 amp service, sewer, water, and electric. Coshocton KOA 24688 CR 10 Coshocton, Ohio 43812 740-502-9245 ton/ Located minutes outside of Coshocton in a beautiful rural setting, Coshocton KOA offers modern camping amenities, a brand new swimming pool, and quiet woodland. Themed weekends and activ- ities from Memorial Day through Labor Day make for great summer fun. Coshocton Lake Park Recreational Complex 23253 SR 83 North Coshocton, Ohio 43812 740-622-7528 Full-service campground, Aquatic Center, hiking trails, playgrounds, Monti- cello III canal boat, walking paths, pedal boats, bike rentals. Located 1/2 mile from Historic Roscoe Village. Forest Hill Lake and Campground 52176 Coshocton CR 425 West Lafayette, Ohio 740-545-9642 Great family campground with 85 camp- sites with water and electric. Tent camp- ing nestled in the woods. Six acre lake, complete swimming set-up, playground, four picnic shelters with tables and grills, concession stand, hot showers and public restrooms at the beach. River Glenn Estates 23601 State Route 93 Fresno, Ohio 43824 (740)545-9141 Located on State Route 93 at the junction of US 36, just 10 miles west of I-77 on the Tuscarawas River. Mobile homes for rent, three bedrooms, furnished; RV lots for rent. City water and sewer, WIFI and cable available. Nice level lots with black- top streets. Walhonding Hills Campground 32236 Township Road 364 Walhonding, Ohio 43843 740-824-4575 Walhonding Hills Campground is nes- tled in valley of Walhonding along the Mohican River. They offer both primitive and water and electric campsites. They have a swimming pool, playground, shower house, and camp store. Whispering Falls Campground State Route 36 Warsaw, Ohio 43844 740-824-3507 Whispering Falls Campground is one of many places to camp in Coshocton County. Located along the river and they offer peaceful views and great fishing. Contributed | Beacon