Another Gap Closed in Erie Canalway Trail

Parks & Trails New York joined officials from New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the Empire State Trail, local officials and other trail advocates on Wednesday, October 3 to celebrate the opening of the newest stretch of the Erie Canalway Trail, running from Pattersonville in Schenectady County to near Amsterdam in … Continue reading Another Gap Closed in Erie Canalway Trail

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Elmwood Village Inn: Bike Friendly Lodging in Buffalo

Buffalo's Elmwood Village Inn is the first accommodation listed in Parks & Trails New York's best-selling Cycling the Erie Canal guidebook. While its prominent placement is due mostly to the Inn's location in Buffalo, there may be other factors at work because the Inn is becoming a go-to lodging destination for Erie Canalway Trail cyclists. … Continue reading Elmwood Village Inn: Bike Friendly Lodging in Buffalo

New section of Oneida Rail Trail Under Construction

July 2018 saw the beginning of construction on a new 3.9 mile segment of the Oneida Rail Trail, a proposed 11.3 mile multi-use trail in the City of Oneida that promises to connect all of the City’s business districts with the Erie Canalway Trail. The Oneida Rail Trail (ORT) will use existing rail beds to … Continue reading New section of Oneida Rail Trail Under Construction

CUSE Cycle Hits the Trail

Have you noticed the new bike share docks and bikes at Onondaga Lake Park? You may have seen several bright white bikes with orange tires docked next to each other in the Willow Bay parking lot. If you have, you've been introduced to CUSE Cycle, a new bike sharing system on East and West Shore … Continue reading CUSE Cycle Hits the Trail

Progress Continues on the Champlain Canalway Trail

Late summer and fall brought two important steps forward for the Champlain Canalway Trail in its southern portion. In early summer, the Town of Halfmoon officially unveiled a new segment of the trail that extends the previously existing trail southward to the Waterford town line. This half-mile addition follows the towpath of the historic Champlain … Continue reading Progress Continues on the Champlain Canalway Trail

New Adopt-a-Trail Group Windsor Village Shops Plans to Keep New Lockport Trail Beautiful

As soon as 5.5 miles of Erie Canalway Trail opened in Lockport last fall, Kathy O’Keefe and her business Windsor Village Shops jumped on the opportunity to adopt a one mile segment just outside the village of Lockport. She made her decision to join the Canalway Trail Adopt-a-Trail program long before the pavement dried, however. … Continue reading New Adopt-a-Trail Group Windsor Village Shops Plans to Keep New Lockport Trail Beautiful

Find Your Park in the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor

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