Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor

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Erie Canal Information

Explore the Erie Canal and discover America's most famous and influential man-made waterway, where the New York State Canal System shined.

Nowhere else will you find the distinctive locks and low bridges of the New York State Canal System or discover towns and cities whose watery front doors still give way to lively Main Streets. More than 500 miles of historic waterways and trails are here to explore.

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