• 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

Public Transportation

Amtrak provides passenger rail service through the Canalway Corridor with several stops each day in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Rome, Utica, Schenectady, and Albany (the Maple Leaf line), and daily service along the Champlain Canal with stops in Fort Edward and Whitehall (the Adirondack line).

Did You Know?

Governor DeWitt Clinton pours water from Lake Erie into the Atlantic Ocean at New York City.

On November 4, 1825, Governor DeWitt Clinton poured water from Lake Erie into the Atlantic Ocean in New York City for the celebration of the "Wedding of the Waters", a major milestone in canal history