• 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

Plan Your Visit

Opportunities abound for visiting sites within Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. A few minutes of planning go a long way toward enjoying the many resources offered here.

Please visit our official Erie Canalway website for the most up-to-date information to help you plan your visit!

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.