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The Corridor encompasses:
  • 234 municipalities
  • 4,834 square miles
  • Part of 23 counties, eight regional planning board areas, and six New York State tourism regions
Mules pulling 1862 replica canal schooner, Lois McClure, NPS/Andy Olenick
  • Eight New York State Heritage Areas and parts of the Mohawk Valley and Western Erie Canal State Heritage Corridors
Corridor Resources include:
  • 34 National Historic Landmarks
  • 524 continuous miles of navigable waterway
  • Over 800 listings on the National Register of Historic Places, including over 14,000 properties
  • Four National Park System units, one National Forest, two National Wildlife Refuges, one National Scenic Trail, and four National Natural Landmarks
  • 11 State Wildlife Management Areas, Nine New York State Historic Sites, and 24 State Parks
  • Hundreds of miles of urban and back-country trails, including the country's longest continuous pedestrian and bicycle trail
  • Parts of two New York State Bike Routes and 9 NYS Scenic Byways, including two designated as America's Byways
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