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

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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

Adopt-a-Trail Spotlight: Long-time trail user Hannah Wilson gives back

Growing up along Erie Canalway Trail inspired a SUNY Brockport student to become a trail adopter. New trail adopter, Hannah Wilson, a first-year student at SUNY Brockport and a native of the western New York village, grew up with the Erie Canalway Trail. She took many bike rides with her sister from Brockport to Holley. … Continue reading Adopt-a-Trail Spotlight: Long-time trail user Hannah Wilson gives back

Reconstruction of trail underpass provides significant improvement in Arcadia

The New York State Canal Corporation and the Town of Arcadia announced recently the completion of their collaborative project to improve the Erie Canalway Trail underpass at Whitbeck Road.  A celebratory event, including a ribbon cutting for the underpass and a dedication ceremony for the newly named Harder Canal Park was held on November 6. … Continue reading Reconstruction of trail underpass provides significant improvement in Arcadia

Dave Valvo of Rochester receives Canalway Trail Tender Award

The winner of the 2014 Canalway Trail Tender Award is Dave Valvo of Rochester. The award was presented by Canal Corporation Director, Brian U. Stratton during the New York State Canal Conference in September in Geneva. When presenting the award, Director Stratton said, “Dave embodies all that the Canalway Trail Tender Award represents. As a Canalway … Continue reading Dave Valvo of Rochester receives Canalway Trail Tender Award

Canal Corporation completes two projects in Rochester area

The New York State Canal Corporation in September announced the completion of two multi-million dollar infrastructure projects in greater Rochester – a rehabilitated eight mile segment of the Erie Canalway Trail from Monroe Avenue in the Town of Pittsford to Main Street in the Village of Fairport and a newly constructed section of canal wall, … Continue reading Canal Corporation completes two projects in Rochester area