Boat the Erie Canal

Visit this section often to learn more about boating on the Erie Canal.  This section will include detailed information on how to get the most out of a vacation on the water.   Articles about the best destinations for boaters.  Articles about the marinas along the more than 524 miles of navigable waterways.  Articles about destinations along the water front, from wineries to museums.

Boating News & Articles

  • 1.5 Billion Dollars Generated Annually Through Events Along The Erie Canal

    1.5 Billion Dollars Generated Annually Through Events Along The Erie Canal

    Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor just released a study which shows that an estimated 1.5 billion dollars is generated annually by events such as boat tours, bicycle and paddle-sport rentals and historic site and museum tours along the Erie, Champlain, Oswego and Cayuga-Seneca Canals. Events and tours drew more than 3.3 million visitors in 2017 […]
  • New Kayak Launch Baldwinsville NY

    New Kayak Launch Baldwinsville NY

      The Village is pleased to announce completion of a new kayak launch in  Community Park.  This launch provides easy access for kayaking in the Seneca River.  This portion of the river provides great flat water kayaking with the opportunity to view many species of wildlife including heron, water fowl, bald eagles, muskrats and more.  […]
  • Fees Are Waived For Recreational Boaters On The Erie Canal in 2018

    Fees Are Waived For Recreational Boaters On The Erie Canal in 2018

    For the second straight year fees for recreational boaters are being waived for all recreational boaters on the Erie Canal Season.  That’s the good news, of course that notice came out right after the notification from the New York State Canal Corporation related to the once again shortened schedule for the 2018 navigation season.  The revised schedule […]
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