Champlain Canalway Trail Working Group holds trail update for Supervisors and Mayors

The leaders of communities from all along the length of the Champlain Canalway Trail came together on October 24 to share and hear updates on the status of the Champlain Canalway Trail (CCT). The CCT Working Group's annual Supervisors and Mayors meeting, was held this year in a newly acquired parcel of land in Greenwich, … Continue reading Champlain Canalway Trail Working Group holds trail update for Supervisors and Mayors

Canalway Challenge Racks Up Miles and Accolades

This was an incredible and unforgettable experience. I grew up in the vicinity of the Erie Canal and knew some history of it. I had no idea how much more there was to it! The towns along the way were so welcoming to cyclists and I will never forget this experience! –Angelica P., 360-End-to-Ender  More … Continue reading Canalway Challenge Racks Up Miles and Accolades

Empire State Trail Breweries Passport

What happens when you’ve spent the day on the Empire State Trail and you suddenly crave some high-quality beer? There’s an app for that. Governor Cuomo has launched the Empire State Trail Breweries Passport, which is being run by the New York State Brewers Association, through a partnership with the state Canal Corporation. The app’s … Continue reading Empire State Trail Breweries Passport

New Eagle Trail now open near Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site

Historic, scenic, and healthy— three characteristics that define the 3-mile long Eagle Trail at the Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site. Thanks to the Friends of Schoharie Crossing for bringing this trail segment to life! The Friends of Schoharie Crossing decided to undertake a non-traditional approach through PTNY’s Adopt-A-Trail program. Instead of adopting an existing trail … Continue reading New Eagle Trail now open near Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site

Nine Pin Cider is our pick

Nine Pin Cider is an appeeling stop on the Erie Canalway Trail for many bicycle riders. The cidery and tasting room is a Bike Friendly New York business worth visiting.  Nine Pin Cider is New York state’s first farm cidery. It was founded in 2013 by Alejandro del Peral and has grown bigger and better … Continue reading Nine Pin Cider is our pick

‘Tuesdays on the Towpath’ helps everyone enjoy a trip on the Canalway Trail

Seven years ago the Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum created the concept of “Tuesdays on the Towpath,” an annual recreational bike ride series. The rides cover primarily the “Long Level” section within the Old Erie Canal State Historic Park.  The easy-paced rides are guided and typically include a speaker who illuminates the history, ecology, future … Continue reading ‘Tuesdays on the Towpath’ helps everyone enjoy a trip on the Canalway Trail

Riders soak in fall colors along the Empire State Trail with “Pedal to Peebles” event

As a part of the annual Bike Your Park Day and Hudson River Valley Ramble, Parks & Trails New York hosted “Pedal to Peebles on the Empire State Trail” on Saturday, September 28. This year was the fourth annual Bike Your Park Day and consisted of over 1,000 rides and more than 14,000 participants. The event provides cyclists … Continue reading Riders soak in fall colors along the Empire State Trail with “Pedal to Peebles” event