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Great history in the trail and very good for bike riding

While this NOT one fully connected trail, it was a great experience and ride. The Erie Canalway... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2015
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
Very Beautiful

Lot's of history, beautiful trails, and scenic views. Very peaceful. Really love this area of New... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2015
tevye v
Ballston Spa, New York
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Journey along the scenic and historic Erie Canal between Buffalo and Albany, a National Heritage Corridor, and enjoy great scenery, interesting history, and unparalleled cycling.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 Sep 2015
“Great history in the trail and very good for bike riding”
31 Aug 2015
“Very Beautiful”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

While this NOT one fully connected trail, it was a great experience and ride. The Erie Canalway, while 360+ miles, is really a series of 15-20 trails and has you on public roads for about 100 miles of it. Regardless, the towns and people along...More

6  Thank JimFStateCollege
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Lot's of history, beautiful trails, and scenic views. Very peaceful. Really love this area of New York! Very family friendly.

Thank tevye v
Reviewed 22 August 2015

What a lovely walk this is! Well… the path is a multi-use path so there were people on bikes, with strollers, plus just walking and talking in groups, as well as those with dogs enjoying this path at the same time I did. Plus there...More

Thank JazzyKris
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This was our first ever Erie Canal tour and we thoroughly enjoy it and recommend you add this trip to your bucket list. Solo rider was as young as 10 years old and oldest was 71, so you can do it! The food supply is...More

1  Thank aswezey
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Mostly stone dust, asphalt in cities. Easy to ride with any kind of bike. Flat. Mix of shady and sunny areas. Lots of scenery, lots of history. Great ride. Parking at most major road crossings. Grab your bike and do a section.

1  Thank 55refman
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We used this trail for biking. It was a great trail. It took us past the Canalside area as well as a naval yard which you could enter and had old lighthouses, and a beautiful park along the river. Nice ride and if you get...More

2  Thank bruwest
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

For a really fun relaxing vacation we rented one of the narrow boats built specifically for cruising the Erie Canal, put our bikes on the boat and spent a week enjoying a combination of boating and biking. Along the way are locks, lift bridges, small...More

1  Thank MouseDance
Reviewed 19 June 2015

The trail, where finished, is a great ride. Some areas don't connect well - helps to have a smart phone, maps don't always do the trick. Planning, unless you are self-contained camping, is difficult for people from outside the area. There is no one list...More

16  Thank JudyNV
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I was staying about 1/2 a mile from this trail. It is a trail that runs from Buffalo NY to Albany NY. It is mostly all paved and ready for biking and hiking. It follows the Historic Erie Canal that used to move barges and...More

Thank Trafcon
Reviewed 15 June 2015

This historic site is part of the Erie Canal, and is located right off the Thruway near Port Byron. It is still being built, but the locks part is already in place. The historic buildings around it are being rehabbed as we speak, and the...More

1  Thank Larry W
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