Sam Patch Erie Canal Tours

Experience the beauty of this nearly two hundred year old waterway on a guided boat tour while learning about the development of the Erie canal and the surrounding environment.

Sam Patch Erie Canal Tours

Run by Corn Hill Navigation for 30 years, The Sam Patch Erie Canal Tours works to connect the community and visitors from Rochester to these historic waterways. Climb aboard the Sam Patch, a replica canal packet boat from the 1800s, and enjoy everything the cruise has to offer. Offered both during the day and the evening, the cruises provide an opportunity for everyone to enjoy themselves. Whether you are looking for a romantic night out, an educational experience, or some relaxing summer fun out on the water, each cruise has experienced and accommodating staff on-board to ensure you have the best experience possible.

Climb Aboard!

Cruises are daily and depart from Schoen Place in the historic Village of Pittsford, NY at 12 p.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. Each cruise is 90 minutes long with food and beverages available onboard. Special themed cruises are also offered throughout the season, so be sure to keep an eye out!

Replica Vessel Makes for Unique Venue for Events Including:

  • Board Meetings
  • Client Meetings or Dinners
  • Team Building
  • Weddings
  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • Bridal Showers & Bachelor Parties
  • Reunions
  • Birthday & Anniversaries

“Our cruise on the Sam Patch was great! The captain Tom and crew Lindsay were so professional and knowledgeable! I highly recommend this tour!”

—Barb C, TripAdvisor

Take Amtrak to Erie Canal Cruises

Experience Sam Patch Erie Canal Tours via Amtrak to Rochester Station in Rochester. The station is only 9.5 mi from the Canal Tours, making it an easy and convenient drive to get to the tour. Don’t forget to use Amtrak’s See New York and Save 15% discount!

Get picked up from Rochester Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car! Click here to reserve your car or call the Rochester office today at: (585) 423-2220