News from the Champlain Canalway Trail A long-planned visitor center immediately adjacent to the Champlain Canalway Trail (CCT) in Schuylerville may soon come into being. Located close to the mid-point of the CCT, the Champlain Canal Region Gateway Visitor Center, will be built on Route 29/Ferry Street close to Fort Hardy Park and the Field … Continue reading Champlain Canalway Trail: New Visitor Center Will Boost Tourism
Boris and Marianna Maltsev of Hillsdale, New Jersey decided that the best way to celebrate Marianna’s 16th birthday wouldn’t be behind the wheel of a car, it would be on two wheels. Last August, the Maltsev’s made a celebratory bike ride from Buffalo to Albany, becoming Erie Canalway Trail End-to-Enders in the process. We … Continue reading Meet Erie Canalway Trail End-to-Enders Boris and Marianna Maltsev
Parks & Trails New York has rolled out two new ways to help plan a visit to the Erie Canalway Trail. The new website CycletheErieCanal.com and the just-released, fourth edition of the Cycling the Erie Canal guidebook are designed to promote the Erie Canalway Trail as a cycling destination and bring more tourism dollars to upstate New … Continue reading New CycletheErieCanal Website and Guidebook Launched
News from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Take a day or weekend and find great places to explore and enjoy in the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Erie Canalway has paired national parks and canal sites to create five free itineraries that introduce people to some of the best historic, cultural, and natural sites … Continue reading Find Your Park in the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
The 2015 edition of PTNY's Cycle the Erie Canal was a huge success, with approximately 600 riders making their way across the state on the historic Erie Canalway Trail. In addition to the record-breaking number of persons participating, this year's ride also featured a new return shuttle to Buffalo and enhanced menu options at the … Continue reading Cycle the Erie Canal – Better Than Ever!
The Canalway Trail Ambassador program recently expanded to the trail in Central New York. Already, one of the new Ambassadors based at Chittenango Landing has logged more than 15 hours on the trail. Trail Ambassadors like Chittenango's Dave Kellogg are volunteers who provide a warm welcome to Erie Canalway Trail users and offer assistance with … Continue reading Trail Ambassadors Establish New Post in Chittenango
For many in the Capital Region, the arrival of spring is marked by the opening of legendary Scotia car-hop, Jumpin’ Jacks, within sight of the Erie Canalway Trail. Jumpin’ Jacks’ annual opening for the season coincides with the peak of spring fever and a renewed appetite for grilled burgers, hot dogs, and ice cream. Crowds … Continue reading Jumpin’ Jacks – A Trailside Favorite in Scotia