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Take a Guided Hennepin Canal Tour

The Geneseo Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 2020 Cruise the Canal Tours – guided golf cart tours of the historic Hennepin Canal State Parkway. Historic tours of the Hennepin Canal will be offered as the popularity of the parkway has never been higher! The 2019 event sold out so be sure to get your RVSP in today!Take a Guided Hennepin Canal Tour

Enjoy tours of the canal that focus on the history, construction and ecosystem of the canal – hosted by tour guide Bob Thompson of the Geneseo Campground. Cost is $20 per person and includes a golf cart driven by you, a guided tour, and the natural beauty of the Canal. Two people per cart. NO PETS!

Tours depart at 9 a.m. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. from Lock 24 (north of Geneseo on N. Chicago St./Grange Road). Ample parking is available on-site.  Carts will be sanitized between tours. Social distancing and public health guidelines are strongly encouraged. It is also asked that face masks be used when social distancing is difficult to achieve.

The tour will travel west to Lock 26 and last approximately 90 minutes.

Reserve your cart today by calling the Geneseo Chamber of Commerce at (309) 944-2686.

For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/281654273088462/.


For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.

Take a Guided Hennepin Canal Tour

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