Bike/Hike the Canals

The Erie Canal is often referred to as the most underutilized recreational resource in NYS.  While that may be a true statement, the fact of the matter is it’s not for lack of opportunity.  While boating might be the activity most think of regarding the canal,  Biking might be the fastest growing!

The ability to bike the canal corridor is growing in popularity as well as in quality.  Each year the NYS Canal Corporation as well as NYS continue to not only improve the quality of the trail, but also have been continuing to lengthen and fill in the missing areas along the way.

As you explore the site you will continue to come across resources for the biker planning a trip through the Canal Corridor.

Our directory will contain listings that are beneficial for the Bicyclist such as where to locate bike shops, in addition the directories will contain information on where to stay.  There will be numerous articles throughout the site on the bicycling experience as you travel through different areas of the Canal Corridor.  There will be trip planning tips, from those experienced in biking the Erie Canal.   As always please take the time to sign up to become a member of the site, it’s FREE and it will allow you to create your own trip itinerary, allow for you to save to your favorites page as you locate venues that you want to include on your trip.  It also allows you to leave reviews for travelers who follow you.

Biking/Hiking News & Articles

  • New Shuttle Service For Cyclists On The Erie Canal

    New Shuttle Service For Cyclists On The Erie Canal

    A new shuttle is available for cycle tourists visiting the Erie Canal Corridor. Erie Canal Bike Shuttle is poised to bring more visitors than ever to the wonderful 360 mile Canalway trail and all that it has to offer. With promotions like Bike and Stay packages in addition to daily cyclist shuttle transport, this much-needed […]
  • 19th Annual Erie Canal Bike Tour  Buffalo to Albany

    19th Annual Erie Canal Bike Tour Buffalo to Albany

    Join Cyclists from around the country and the world from July 7th through July 16th. for Parks & Trails New York  19th annual Cycle the Erie Canal bike tour. Each year this event grows in popularity as Bicyclists gather to enjoy this unique cycling experience.
  • Coming Soon!

    Coming Soon!

    We are currently writing articles to inspire, enlighten, and guide your discovery of the Erie Canal.
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