Recent News & Articles

  • 2022 Navigation Season on the Erie Canal!

    2022 Navigation Season – System Hours April 14, 2022   Mariners are advised that, conditions permitting, all portions of the New York State Canal system are scheduled to open Friday, May 20, 2022, at 7:00 a.m. for the 2022 Navigation Season. If adjustments to the schedule are necessary, the public will be notified accordingly. There […]Read More »
  • Canal Clean Sweep 2022

    Event registration now open for Canal Clean Sweep 2022 Parks & Trails New York, in partnership with the NYS Canal Corporation, is organizing the 17th annual Canal Clean Sweep April 22-24 in celebration of Earth Day and Celebrate Trails Day, and we need your help! How it works: Get a group together: This could be a group of friends or […]Read More »
  • Cycle The Erie Canal 2022

    Hello Cycle the Erie Canal riders, past, present and future! We are excited to announce that registration for Cycle the Erie Canal 2022 officially opens today, Wednesday, January 5, at noon. Our traditional eight-day adventure is returning for a 24th year in 2022. Riders will leave Buffalo July 10 and reach Albany on July 17. This year, we are […]Read More »
  • Electric Houseboats Cruising the Erie Canal

    The E-Houseboat is being designed and built to be the first all-electric propelled and powered houseboat commercially available within the US. The design team at East Coast Houseboats has been actively working on a completely unique way of building houseboats, and the E-Houseboat will be the first to benefit from this method.  Starting with […]Read More »

Bicentennial

New York will be celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the iconic Erie Canal.

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