• 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 file showing the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor borders is available (2.28 MB).

Did You Know?

Image of a horse, led by its driver, pulling a canal boatload of passengers.

The "Flight of Five" in Lockport was built as two sets of five flights of locks (one east-bound, one west-bound) and was considered the engineering triumph. The locks allowed boats to overcome a 60 foot change in elevation created by the Niagara Escarpment.