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.
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 >
Lunchtime Lecture Designing and Constructing a Replica Packet Boat
Join John Montague of the Buffalo Maritime Center to discuss their rebuilding of DeWitt Clinton’s packet boat, the Seneca Chief, at Canalside in Buffalo as New York prepares for the commemoration of the Erie Canal’s bicentennial.