Ideas for Logging Miles

There are many great adventures in store when you hit the trail or get out on the water. Try one of our recommended cycling or paddling half-day and full-day trips. Or plan a multiday trip with one of our recommended itineraries. Discover what's Hot on the Trail. A few miles at a time will start to add up!

2022 Running, Paddling, and Cycling Events

Check back in May to find this year's lineup of events.

Montezuma Birding Excursions

Multiple Dates, Starting June 1   >>   Montezuma Audubon Center
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Canalside Walking Tours

Multiple Dates   >>   Canalside, Buffalo & Lockport
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Delaware Avenue: A Path Through History

June 11   >>   Van Schaick Mansion, Cohoes
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Albany Symphony TrailBlaze NY

Multiple Dates and Locations
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Kayak Through History

Wednesdays and Saturdays, June - August   >>   Mohawk Harbor, Schenectady & Waterford Harbor
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1st Mile/Next Mile on the Erie Canal

June 19, June 30, July 21, August 11, August 25   >>   Fairport
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Beers, Bikes, and Barges: Albany

June 23   >>   C.H. Evans Brewing Company, Albany
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Community Bike Days

3 Dates, July & August   >>   Utica
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Beers, Bikes, and Barges: Port Byron/Weedsport

July 7   >>   Lunkenheimer Craft Brewing
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Oswego Paddlefest

July 16   >>   H. Lee White Maritime Museum
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TRAID on the Trails

July 16, Upper Onondaga Park August 16, Kirk Park, September 17, Creekwalk/Empire State Trail   >>   DeWitt
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Beers, Bikes, and Barges: Schenectady

July 21
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Reimagining the Canals by Bike

August 1, September 12, October 15, Buffalo; September 12, Lockport
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Beers, Bikes, and Barges: Onondaga Lake

August 4   >>   Meier's Creek Brewing
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Rome CanalFest

August 5 - 7   >>   Rome
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Paddle the Canal: ON the Erie

August 6   >>   BALDWINSVILLE TO ONONDAGA LAKE PARK
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Beers, Bikes, and Barges: Utica

August 18   >>   Bagg's Square Brewing Company
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Beers, Bikes, and Barges: Syracuse

September 1   >>   Erie Canal Museum
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Color Wayne

September 3   >>   Erie Shore Landing, Newark
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Beers, Bikes, and Barges: Seneca Falls

September 15   >>   Start: Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry; End: WT Brews
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Roc the River Ride

September 17   >>   Genesee Valley Park, Rochester
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