Exciting New Bike Safety Improvements Coming to Buffalo and Utica

Earlier this summer, it was announced that the Canalway Trail cities of Buffalo and Utica received federally-funded RAISE (Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity) grants to enhance active transportation and improve connections to the Erie Canalway Trail/Empire State Trail. This is great news for the millions of visitors and residents that will benefit from … Continue reading Exciting New Bike Safety Improvements Coming to Buffalo and Utica

Bike Friendly New York: Tying Trails with Economic Opportunity

Most Erie Canalside communities are familiar with the abundance of cyclists who pedal through on the Erie Canalway Trail. In fact, there are millions of visitors on the trail annually.  Bike-Friendly New York logo As part of the longest multi-use trail in the nation and a premier cycling destination, the historic corridor’s glory days are … Continue reading Bike Friendly New York: Tying Trails with Economic Opportunity

24th Annual Cycle the Erie Canal tour provides 750 riders with the journey of a lifetime across New York

The 24th annual Cycle the Erie Canal tour finished its eight-day journey on Sunday, July 17 in Albany. The approximately 750 riders who left from Buffalo a week earlier experienced some of the best sights that New York State has to offer over the week. 2022 marks the 24th year of the tour, organized every … Continue reading 24th Annual Cycle the Erie Canal tour provides 750 riders with the journey of a lifetime across New York

Spend Your Summer “On the Canals”

With summer fast approaching, it is time to start planning weekend trips and family activities. The New York Power Authority and New York State Canal Corporation are once again making it easy for New Yorkers to experience summer fun right in the heart of Upstate New York. Now back for its third season, “On the … Continue reading Spend Your Summer “On the Canals”

Have Bike, Will Ride for Ice Cream

If you’re like many cyclists, treating yourself to ice cream or a beer during or after your ride is the best way to roll. The Canalway Corridor is full of fantastic local flavor, and you’ll find great options in almost every community. Here is a list of some of our favorites (listed along the Erie … Continue reading Have Bike, Will Ride for Ice Cream

Guide to Camping on the Erie Canalway Trail

If you love sleeping under the open sky and waking up to the sun, or you're just traveling on a budget, camping along the Erie Canalway Trail is a great way to spend your nights on the trail. Luckily, the Erie Canalway corridor has lots of places to pitch a tent, giving you the flexibility … Continue reading Guide to Camping on the Erie Canalway Trail