The Canal that Transformed America
500 Miles of Waterway and Trails
to unparalleled sites and scenery
While Preserving the Past
6/17/21- Floating Ideas: How the Erie Canal Helped Shape America examines the spread of ideas along the Erie Canal, with an emphasis on women’s rights, suffrage, and the quest for social justice.
6/7/21- We've teamed up with the NYS Canal Corp to sponsor 26 community events. Enjoy concerts, tours, recreation, and much more!
Walk, run, roll, cycle or paddle. Choose your mileage goal and discover all you can do along New York's canals.
5/21/21- Along with millions of New Yorkers and visitors from all over the world, we are excited to celebrate our historic NYS Canal System opening on May 21, 2021.
October 23, 2021, 10am-1pmBuffalo (in person)Contact Diane Jennings for details and to register. email@example.com
524 Continuous Miles of Navigable Waterway
197 Years of Continuous Operation
365 Miles of Canalway Trail
200 Cities, Towns and Villages