New Niagara County Adopt-a-Trail group beautifying Erie Canalway Trailheads

If you've been on the Erie Canalway Trail's Pendleton and Amherst sections this spring you've probably noticed some improvements to the trailhead gardens. At many of these trailheads, what were once non-descript trail access points, flowering gardens with repurposed bicycle part sculptures have sprouted up. This beautification project is the work of green-thumbed Lockport resident, … Continue reading New Niagara County Adopt-a-Trail group beautifying Erie Canalway Trailheads

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New CTANY Board Officers Elected

Canalway Trails Association New York (CTANY) is one of the most important organizations behind the 524-mile NYS Canalway Trail System. It is an all-volunteer organization that works both statewide and locally with citizens, state agencies, and municipalities to develop the Canalway Trail System as a world class multi-use recreational trail and international tourism destination. The … Continue reading New CTANY Board Officers Elected

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

Construction of Erie Canalway Trail between Lockport in Amherst In Progress

 A Critical Gap in Erie Canalway Trail is being completed. The New York State Canal Corporation announced recently that work is in progress on a 6-mile segment of the Erie Canalway Trail from Stevens Street in the City of Lockport to the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Trail Museum in the Town of Amherst. The project is … Continue reading Construction of Erie Canalway Trail between Lockport in Amherst In Progress

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

Canal Clean Sweep celebrates 10th anniversary

Volunteers wore smiles and their commemorative, 10th Annual Canal Clean Sweep t-shirts as they took to rake and shovel on trail sections across the state. For the first time in several years, and perhaps due to some supernatural realization of the event's 10th anniversary, the skies were clear and volunteers enjoyed beautiful sunshine across much … Continue reading Canal Clean Sweep celebrates 10th anniversary

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