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 man-made 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 400 miles, the Erie Canalway Trail offers endless adventures exploring the charming towns, living history, scenic beauty and cultural attractions of New York State.
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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 >
"Four Unique Mid-Atlantic Canals" This roundtable, featuring Rod Mackler of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Association, Bill Merchant of the Delaware & Hudson Canal Historical Society, Derrick Pratt of the Erie Canal Museum, and Tim Roth of the Canal Society of New Jersey, will examine four of these unique canals, looking at their similarities and differences while having an engaging exchange on 19th century American canals.