Just this year, over 120 people cycled all 360 miles of the Erie Canalway Trail on self-guided trips, becoming End-To-Enders.
This Summer, the New York Power Authority and New York State Canal Corporation partnered again for a third season of “On the Canals” – a full slate of free and family friendly outdoor activities and excursions along the Canal system, from Buffalo to Albany.
Cyclists, paddlers, walkers, and runners from across the country and all walks of life have racked up 332,000 miles along New York’s Canalway Trails as part of the Canalway Challenge in 2022.
Bike Friendly camping, a great Canal-side location, and a schedule of fun activities for the whole family make Red's a standout in Macedon. Red's Twilight on the Erie RV Park and Campground is a family-owned business located right on the Erie Canal and Canalway Trail, in Macedon. Red's was opened four years ago by Kevin … Continue reading Red’s Twilight on the Erie Resort: Bike Friendly and So Much More
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The Erie Canal House in Canajoharie is recent addition to bike friendly lodging choices along the Erie Canalway Trail, however the B & B's foundations lay deep in the heritage of the Canal and the future of the Canalway Trail as a recreational destination. Located directly on the Canalway Trail in the village of Canajoharie, … Continue reading Canalway Trail Provides Inspiration for Erie Canal House
Great Flats Brewing makes great beer, and as a meeting point for Schenectady's growing cycling scene. And it's all just blocks from the Canalway Trail! Great Flats Brewing opened in March, 2017. Using ingredients grown in New York State, they serve fresh beer, cider, and wine. Great Flats organized a clean up event as part … Continue reading Great Flats Brewing: Serving Schenectady’s Bike Scene
This month's Trailside business, the Hilton Garden Inn Rochester/Pittsford, has served cyclists on the statewide Canalway Trail system since 2013. This year, they will become the first bike-friendly certified business as part of Parks & Trails New York and the NYS Canal Corporation's Bike Friendly New York program, set to launch in May. Situated right … Continue reading Hilton Garden Inn: Bike Friendly in Bushnell’s Basin
Erie Canal Bike Shuttle (ECBS), a new shuttle service on the Erie Canalway Trail, is gearing up for our very first season! The service was designed especially for cyclists. ECBS will operate 3 shuttle buses, each accommodating up to 24 cyclists, and have enclosed cargo trailers that will haul the bikes and gear. Buses with … Continue reading New Transportation Service Ready to Roll on the Canalway Trail
Hostel Buffalo-Niagara offers far more than a roof and a warm bed to cyclists making their way through Buffalo on the Canalway Trail and other long distance touring routes. The hostel offers a long list of amenities geared toward cyclists, a location in the heart of downtown Buffalo, and a welcoming family atmosphere. That's why … Continue reading Going the Extra Mile for the Cycling Tourist