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.
Follow the Trail blaze
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 >
More than 600 cyclists, from 36 states and as far away as Australia, leave their cars behind as they pedal from Buffalo to Albany on the 17th annual cross-state Cycle the Erie Canal tour organized by Parks & Trails new York. Cyclists travel 40-60 miles per day along the historic Erie Canalway Trail.