One Trail...Endless Adventures.
The Erie Canalway Trail is a cycling destination for riders of all abilities. Following one of the world's most famous manmade waterways, it spans New York State between Albany and Buffalo. Whether enjoying a leisurely ride from one village to another or spending a week completing the entire 360 miles, the Erie Canalway Trail offers endless adventures exploring the charming towns, living history, scenic beauty and cultural attractions of New York State.
Explore the Erie Canalway Trail, Region-by-Region.
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Enjoy the Erie Canalway Trail your way. Plan a trip at your own pace or join the annual Cycle the Erie Canal supported tour organized by Parks & Trails New York. However you decide to ride, you are sure to enjoy endless adventures along the way. Learn More >
The Erie Canalway Trail is a world class trail that provides a significant economic impact on local economies. Two events aimed at helping Canalway Trail communities take advantage of the growing bicycle tourist market will be held in Schenectady on September 15 and 16.