• Black and white photo of a girl and her family on a canal packet boat in Rochester, NY

    Erie Canalway

    National Heritage Corridor New York


A downloadable PDF copy of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor brochure is available (963 kb).

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Did You Know?

partial map of Erie Canalway NHC

The 363-mile long original Erie Canal was the longest uninterrupted canal in the world. It included 83 locks and had a rise of 583 feet from the Hudson River to Lake Erie. Boats of 30 ton capacity could be used on the original canal.