Erie Canalway Trai
Experience one of the best trails in America

The Erie Canalway Trail route follows both active and historic sections of the Erie Canal, the renowned inland waterway that opened the frontier of the fledgling United States to settlement and commerce, transforming the nation in the process. Click the map to view the interactive map.

Our new interactive Erie Canalway Trail map has better search functions, added attractions and points of interest, a new measuring tool, GPS, and an easier- to-operate user interface. It has even been optimized to work smoothly on your smartphone and web-enabled device. Start planning your adventure today!

Before you begin exploring the Canalway Trail map or checking out all the fun and interesting things to do along the corridor, please sign up for bi-monthly updates from Parks & Trails New York, including the latest information on the Canalway Trail. 





Find out about Parks & Trails New York’s annual eight-day Cycling the Erie Canal bike tour.  It’s a great tour for riders of all ages and abilities.

logoAre you a Canalway Trail End-to-Ender? We want to recognize and reward your achievement! Register now for a certificate, and End-to-End decal, and inclusion on our End-To-Ender Honor Roll and be sure to tell us about your experience. WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! We'd love to hear from you with your stories and photos of your experience. Email, keep up with us on Facebook and Twitter, submit images of your trip to Flickr, and check out our blog.


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