No matter the weather, cleaning the canal together is better!

Many thanks to the New Yorkers who celebrated the 14th annual Canal Clean Sweep. The 87 cleanup events saw more than 2,500 spirited volunteers do some spring cleaning for the Canal Corridor.  Volunteers worked hard by raking, collecting litter, and planting during this year’s Canal Clean Sweep. The Canalway Trail is looking good just in time for … Continue reading No matter the weather, cleaning the canal together is better!

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TrailsBlog: A stretch of tranquility in downtown Syracuse

Note: TrailsBlog is a new monthly feature from PTNY that will highlight an existing, planned or proposed trail in communities around the state. If you have a trail you'd like to see highlighted, let us know by emailing ptny@ptny.org Onondaga Creekwalk, Syracuse As you come around the circular West Jefferson Street and past the former … Continue reading TrailsBlog: A stretch of tranquility in downtown Syracuse

International Trails Symposium gathers trail experts to Syracuse for three day conference

Some of the best trails minds in the world gathered in Syracuse from April 28 to May 2 the 2019 International Trails Symposium (ITS). Hosted by American Trails, this biennial event featured leaders in the trails industry from across North America and around the world. The more than 500 attendees to ITS gathered in Syracuse's Oncenter Convention … Continue reading International Trails Symposium gathers trail experts to Syracuse for three day conference

Trail Ambassadors: The Canalway Trail Wants You!

Looking for a new way to show your appreciation for the Canalway Trail, or maybe just an excuse to log more trail miles? Well,  the Canalway Trail Ambassador program may be a great fit for you. Canalway Trail Ambassadors are volunteers who ride patrols on the Canalway Trail. Parks & Trails New York, in collaboration with … Continue reading Trail Ambassadors: The Canalway Trail Wants You!

New! NYS Canalway Water Trail Guidebook and Navigational Map Set Available

The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor is thrilled to announce the publication of the New York State Canalway Water Trail Guidebook and Navigational Map Set. The mile-by-mile guide includes launch sites, paddler-friendly facilities and amenities, and places of interest for over 450 miles of the NYS Canal System, including the Erie, Cayuga-Seneca, Oswego and Champlain … Continue reading New! NYS Canalway Water Trail Guidebook and Navigational Map Set Available

Champlain Canalway Trail Has a New Action Plan!

When the Champlain Canalway Trail (CCT) Working Group published its first Action Plan in early 2011, it was a momentous occasion. For the first time, a proposed route was laid out with some detail, with next steps and potential assets and attractions identified. That plan converted the trail from a nice idea into a more … Continue reading Champlain Canalway Trail Has a New Action Plan!