Trail Ambassadors Establish New Post in Chittenango

The Canalway Trail Ambassador program recently expanded to the trail in Central New York. Already, one of the new Ambassadors based at Chittenango Landing has logged more than 15 hours on the trail. Trail Ambassadors like Chittenango's Dave Kellogg are volunteers who provide a warm welcome to Erie Canalway Trail users and offer assistance with … Continue reading Trail Ambassadors Establish New Post in Chittenango

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Jumpin’ Jacks – A Trailside Favorite in Scotia

For many in the Capital Region, the arrival of spring is marked by the opening of legendary Scotia car-hop, Jumpin’ Jacks, within sight of the Erie Canalway Trail. Jumpin’ Jacks’ annual opening for the season coincides with the peak of spring fever and a renewed appetite for grilled burgers, hot dogs, and ice cream. Crowds … Continue reading Jumpin’ Jacks – A Trailside Favorite in Scotia

Stockade Inn fortifies trail travelers in Schenectady

Located just off the Erie Canalway Trail in Schenectady’s Stockade Historic District, the 18 guest rooms of the Stockade Inn provides high-quality service--including complementary high speed internet access, cable TV, HBO, individually controlled heat and air conditioning, private bathroom and vanity, and a business style desk--to trail travelers and other sojourners alike. The Stockade Inn … Continue reading Stockade Inn fortifies trail travelers in Schenectady

Karen’s Ice Cream and Produce – a must-stop on the ECT

Inventive ice cream flavors, such as Caramel Cheesecake Cookie and Cappuccino Crunch,  and healthy, fresh produce make Karen's Ice Cream and Produce in Fort Hunter a must-stop on the Erie Canalway Trail. Located right off the trail, across Route 5s where the Mohawk River and Schoharie Creek meet, Karen's serves up homemade treats including specialty ice cream, … Continue reading Karen’s Ice Cream and Produce – a must-stop on the ECT

Lock 32 Brewing provides a window onto life on the canal

Lock 32 Brewing Company opened it doors on the Erie Canal and Canalway Trail in Pittsford at the end of 2013. The owners, John Clark, Seth Clark, and Casey Dunlavey, were born and raised in Upstate New York and were looking to combine their love for the region with their passion for good craft beer. All … Continue reading Lock 32 Brewing provides a window onto life on the canal