Trail Ambassadors: The Canalway Trail Wants You!

Looking for a new way to show your appreciation for the Canalway Trail or maybe just an excuse to log more trail miles? The Canalway Trail Ambassador program may be a great fit for you. Canalway Trail Ambassadors are volunteers who ride patrols on the Canalway Trail. Parks & Trails New York, in collaboration with … Continue reading Trail Ambassadors: The Canalway Trail Wants You!

New! NYS Canalway Water Trail Guidebook and Navigational Map Set Available

The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor is thrilled to announce the publication of the New York State Canalway Water Trail Guidebook and Navigational Map Set. The mile-by-mile guide includes launch sites, paddler-friendly facilities and amenities, and places of interest for over 450 miles of the NYS Canal System, including the Erie, Cayuga-Seneca, Oswego and Champlain … Continue reading New! NYS Canalway Water Trail Guidebook and Navigational Map Set Available

Summer End-to-Enders Blaze New Trails

Summer is high season on the Erie Canalway Trail, both for organized tours like PTNY's Cycle the Erie Canal but also for do-it-yourself trail adventurers. As you'll see below, End-to-End stories rarely disappoint! End-to-End By Land & Sea Amanda Hus from Tampa, FL   "I kayaked the the Erie Canal, about 350 miles, from May … Continue reading Summer End-to-Enders Blaze New Trails

20 Years & Rolling: Cycle the Erie Canal Bike Tour Reaches New Heights

Biking. Great scenery. Fun people. Big city lights and charming small towns. Sounds like a pretty nice vacation, right? Add in Erie Canal history, moveable tent cities, and great food and entertainment and you wouldn't be far off from Parks & Trails New York's annual summer bike tour, Cycle the Erie Canal. This year 700 … Continue reading 20 Years & Rolling: Cycle the Erie Canal Bike Tour Reaches New Heights

Progress at the Northern End of the Champlain Canalway Trail

“There will never be a trail coming up here!”  This was a common comment made by many residents of Washington County, particularly in the northern half of the county, about the Champlain Canalway Trail (CCT) becoming a reality.  But over the years very dedicated volunteers, working closely with the NYS Canal Corporation, local municipalities, Washington … Continue reading Progress at the Northern End of the Champlain Canalway Trail

The Arkell Museum is now officially Bike Friendly

Through collecting and preserving art, the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library aims to expand appreciation for, and promote the arts and humanities in Canajoharie. Their collections include American Art, Mohawk Valley History, and Beech-Nut Archives, as well as different exhibitions. The Arkell Museum has recently become a Bike Friendly New York Business. It is located … Continue reading The Arkell Museum is now officially Bike Friendly