Celebrations Begin for Erie Canal Bicentennial

You’re invited! This year marks the 200th anniversary of canal construction and exciting bicentennial events are on tap. You’ll find boat tours, bike rides, festivals, music, and family-friendly activities all year long. Here are a few of the special events taking place; find more at https://eriecanalway.org/explore/events Glass Barge: The Corning Museum of Glass is sponsoring … Continue reading Celebrations Begin for Erie Canal Bicentennial

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200 Years on the Erie Canal

Erie Canal Bicentennial to be Celebrated in 2017 2017 marks the 200th anniversary of the beginning of Erie Canal construction. A number of statewide and local celebrations to honor the legacy of the Erie Canal will take place throughout the year. Statewide planning efforts are underway, guided by an Erie Bicentennial Committee directed by the … Continue reading 200 Years on the Erie Canal

Open for Business: Wayne County Looks at Impact of Trail Tourism

PTNY and the NYS Canal Corporation hit the road in October, bringing Bicyclists Bring Business events to the Wayne County communities of Savannah and Newark. The Evening Program For the first time in 2016, the evening portion of Bicyclists Bring Business was offered as part of a larger program, a Nature-based Tourism Summit at the … Continue reading Open for Business: Wayne County Looks at Impact of Trail Tourism

Bicyclists and Birds Mean Business in Wayne County

2016 Bicyclists Bring Business Events Scheduled for Wayne County Parks & Trails New York and the NYS Canal Corporation will be bringing Bicyclists Bring Business events to Wayne County in October 2016, with an evening presentation in Savannah on October 25, and everyone's favorite bike-a-round the next day, October 26, in Newark. For the first time, … Continue reading Bicyclists and Birds Mean Business in Wayne County

Weekly Rides Help Cyclists Get in the Habit

Tuesday is the day to be out on the Erie Canalway Trail in the Albany and Syracuse areas, with organized group rides in both areas providing fun introductions to social cycling. Across the Canalway Trail System, local cyclists and cycling groups use the trail for outings of varied length and intensity. Some cyclists are just out to enjoy … Continue reading Weekly Rides Help Cyclists Get in the Habit

9th annual Canal Splash! a success

Hundreds of people participated in nearly 50 different events and activities across the New York State Canal System during the 9th annual Canal Splash! which was held August 8-11.  The weekend celebration of attractions, events and activities included historic and nature walks, bike tours along the Canalway Trail, museum and gallery exhibits, boating events, lectures, … Continue reading 9th annual Canal Splash! a success