Start your visit to Waterford and the Waterford Flight of locks here. Services for boaters include water, showers, electric, and pump-out. Merchandise, phone/computer, free wifi, and information at the dockside Visitor Center. Boat launch. Kayak rentals nearby. Visit Site >
Amenities include showers, restrooms, picnic facilities, and camping for tents only. Trails to playground, fishing, and waterfall. Short walk to village shops and restaurants.
Boater-Biker-Hiker facilities at Lock 30 include: potable water, toilets, picnic facilities, camping, boat ramp and kayak launching dock, which makes this a favorite location for kayaking and canoeing. Butterfly Nature Trail and Community Concert Series in summer. Visit Site >
The park and visitor center on the Erie Canal features a series of four stunning murals depicting scenes of Erie Canal history. Self-guided walking tours and boater facilities available. Easily accessed from the Erie Canalway Trail. Visit Site >
The historic hamlet of Bushnell's Basin features canalside shops and restaurants, amenities for boaters and cyclists, and trail access. This site received a Heritage Award-Honorable Mention from Erie Canalway in 2013 for excellence in planning and development that showcases the hamlet's historic character and connection to the canal. Visit Site >
Located off Terminal Street between Lock 2 and Lock 3, the site offers a canoe and kayak launch and boater facilities.
Includes a picnic area, observation platform at the lock, a canoe launch, and 1.5 mile nature trail. Shale bluffs overlook the Hoosic River as it passes over a series of rapids before entering the Hudson.
The Bridge House at Lock 1 offers a variety of boater services and is home of the Bridge House Brats, local teens who connect boaters to downtown retail stores and other sites of interest. Housed in a historic canal structure built in 1917, the bridge house still contains original levers and controls once used to operate a nearby drawbridge. Also displays Canal artifacts. Visit Site >