• 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

Weather

Weather along the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor can vary greatly from one end of the Corridor to the other. Lake effect snows in winter from Buffalo to Syracuse may only be flurries by Utica, and merely cloudy skies in Albany. Clearing skies in Rochester may be the wake of a heavy thunderstorm that has moved on to Saratoga Springs.

Up-to-date weather information can be obtained from a few sources. If you know your destination, try:

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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.