90-minute Public Cruises are provided daily on historic on Sam Patch packet boat replica, departing from in Pittsford, NY.Traveling the routes of America’s early settlers, Corn Hill Navigation provides uniquely authentic canal cruising experiences for visitors from across the nation and globe as well as local residents and students. We travel the Erie Canal showcasing its historical significance, environment, and beauty. Each cruise features a live onboard historical narrative. A cruise aboard Sam Patch and enjoy a leisurely adventure navigating one of America’s most famous historic routes.
Sam Patch cruises feature the signature canal experience of traveling through a century-old canal lock and passing through a beautifully restored and redeveloped historic canal town.
Whether you’re looking for an exceptional encounter with American history, a romantic evening for two, an educational experience for the family, or a one-of-a-kind adventure for an out-of-town guest, Sam Patch will deliver!
Cruise Times Daily
12, 2 and 4pm (4pm Summer only)
Choose a Cruise:
Have Lunch on the Boat – Available on any noon cruise!
From the iconic Coal Tower Restaurant
Sandwiches – fresh, quality ingredients, served with chips and a pickle.
Tuna – on white or wheat
Oven Roasted Breast of Turkey – on white or wheat
Baked Ham and Cheese
All white meat Turkey Club
Coal Tower Salad – Charbroiled Chicken breast, mixed greens, tomato, home style croutons, Bermuda onion, pepper rings and honey mustard dressing.
Country Salad – crisp lettuce, spinach, walnuts, crumbled bleu cheese, tomato, home style croutons and bermuda onion with viniagrette dresssing.
All lunches come with choice bottled water.
In order to enjoy lunch aboard the Sam Patch all lunches must be ordered by 9:15 the day you plan to cruise.
Please note that no outside food is permitted on the Sam Patch.