• 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

Things To Know Before You Come

Weather can vary dramatically within the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor due to its size and differences in geography.

Check our Weather page for more information.

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.