Lorena Sternwheeler

The Lorena Sternwheeler is moored at Zane’s Landing Park at the west end of Market Street in downtown Zanesville and offers excursions on the Muskingum River.  She can carry 75 passengers and is 104 feet long, 17 feet wide.  The hull is 68.5 feet and draws 2.5 feet of water.  The Lorena weighs over 59 tons and is available for public rides, birthday parties, anniversaries, twilight cruises, and charters.

This Muskingum County treasure travels up the Historic Muskingum River Water Trail and offers a relaxed and pleasant ride through wide waters, passing scenic woodlands just the way our ancestors did. She has carried governors, Miss Americas, Pat Boone, and the Imperials.  Newspapers throughout the world write about the Lorena and radio and TV coverage is extensive.  Worldwide coverage came when the Lorena survived the “Blizzard of ’78.”  The riverboat was within a quarter-inch of capsizing.


Public Fall Foliage Rides - SOLD OUT
$10 adult, $9 senior, $6 for children ages 2-12
Arrive 20-30 minutes before cruise time. 
Reservations & Advance Payment Required. Call 800.743.2303 or 740.455.8282 to schedule.

Charter Cruise/$225 per hour
Dockside Charter/$100 per hour
Reservations & Advance Payment Required. Call 800.743.2303 or 740.455.8282 to schedule.

Please note that all scheduled and chartered trips are subject to change or cancel due to weather and river conditions.

Please visit the Lorena Sternwheeler Facebook page for cancellations. 
The Lorena leaves the dock promptly at the scheduled departure time. Please arrive at least 20 minutes early to board. No refunds for late arrivals. Cruise is rain or shine unless otherwise stated. If cruise runs there are no refunds. All advanced sale tickets are non-refundable.

The Lorena Sternwheeler will practice all Ohio Health Department guidelines. The following is a list of precautions we are taking in order to make your visit enjoyable and safe. In order to cruise for the 2020 season the following guidelines must be strictly followed.
•	All tables are spaced six feet apart.
•	We will be lowering our capacity until restrictions are modified.
•	Family groups may remain seated together but remain six feet from other parties.
•	Parties of 10 or less are permitted to be seated together.
•	Guests will board one group at a time and start sitting at the rear of the vessel first.
•	Guests will disembark the vessel one group at a time and will depart from the front of the boat.
•	This boarding and disembarking will allow for guests to maintain social distancing. 
•	You are not permitted to stand or walk around with food or drink in hand. 
•	All employees go through temperature and health check at the beginning of every shift.
•	All employees are required to wear masks.
•	We encourage all guests to wear masks.
•	Frequent hand washing policies are in place for all employees.
•	All tables, chairs, rails, door handles and frequently touched surfaces are sanitized on a schedule throughout the day.
•	Safety signs are posted on the Lorena.
•	No restrooms are available onboard the Lorena.  
•	Guests will not be permitted to board if symptomatic.
•	Hand sanitizer will be placed in high contact areas.
•	Guests are to call ahead to purchase a ticket thus offering contactless payment options.
•	All outdoor tables and chairs are sprayed with sanitizer at the end of each day and wiped again in the morning before patrons are seated.
•	The pilot house will be open only for crew members. No passengers will be permitted in the Pilot House at this time.


For all cruises, please call 740.455.8282 Mon-Thurs 9:00am-3pm or Fri 9:00am-12pm for reservations & prepayment.


All cruises require reservations & prepayment for 2020 season. Public Fall Foliage $10 adult, $9 senior, $6 for children ages 2-12. Private Charters $225/hour cruising charter or $100/hour dockside rental.

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