Augusta Canal helped usher the Industrial Revolution into the South by harnessing Savannah River to power mills and factories, including the Confederate Powder Works. One of the only intact, functioning American 19th century industrial power canal systems and home to diverse plants and animals of the southeastern Fall Line, Augusta Canal National Heritage Area is an oasis for outdoor recreation.
Canal Interpretive Center 1450 Greene Street, Augusta, from Interstate 20, Exit 200 Riverwatch Parkway: Left on Riverwatch approx. 5 miles to 13th Street. Right on 13th Street (0.1 mi.) to Greene Street. Right on Greene (0.3 mi.) to Enterprise Mill. Canal Interpretive Center Entrance on West (far) side of Mill. Headgates At Savannah Rapids Park Terminus of Evan-to-Lock Road Evans, Georgia From I-20 Exit 200-Riverwatch Parkway. Right on Riverwatch approx. 1 mile to light at Stevens Creek Road. Right on Stevens Creek. 2 miles to 4-way stop on Evans-to-Lock Road. Turn Right. Road ends at park entrance (0.8 mi.). Paved parking is available.
1450 Greene Street, Suite 400
Augusta, GA 30901
NPS - National Park Service