Tuesdays on the Towpath gets rolling May 12

Spring means the beginning of peak bicycle riding season along the Erie Canalway Trail. From May through August, one way to enjoy the trail in Central New York is to join other riders after work for Tuesdays on the Towpath. Held the second and fourth Tuesday from May 12 to August 25 at 6:00 p.m., … Continue reading Tuesdays on the Towpath gets rolling May 12

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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

Sun shines on 3rd annual Champlain Canalway Trail bike tour

Under a cloudless sky, more than 50 bicyclists, including NYS Canal Corporation Director Brian Stratton, set out from the Saratoga National Historical Park visitor center on August 10 for the 3rd annual Champlain Canalway Trail bike tour to explore parts of the emerging trail corridor in Stillwater, Mechanicville, and Saratoga. After the first stop at the … Continue reading Sun shines on 3rd annual Champlain Canalway Trail bike tour

Canal corridor murals earn international audience

The eyes of the world will soon be on the historic murals and heritage art of the Erie Canal region with the announcement by the Global Mural Arts & Cultural Tourism Association that Western New York will be the location for its 2016 Global Mural Conference. The announcement represents a major boost to local artists, especially … Continue reading Canal corridor murals earn international audience

Register now for New York State Canal Conference

Sunday, September 21 – Tuesday, September 23, 2014   Don't miss three days of all things canal and Canalway Trail-related - presentations, seminars, field visits , social activities, and networking events. Register now for the 2014 New York Canal Conference to be held in Geneva September 21 - 23 at the head of the Cayuga-Seneca … Continue reading Register now for New York State Canal Conference