Mohawk Towpath Communications

November 18, 2014

Winter Preview

Black flies and mosquitoes have, thankfully disappeared, so outside activities can proceed with out those annoyances.  I encourage you to get out and enjoy and observe […]
November 16, 2014

New Bald Eagle Nest

As many of our feathered friends are heading south for the season it is exciting to see new bird flight and feeding patterns. For several years […]
October 22, 2014


I didn’t take a run yesterday.  Why?  It was raining.  To be precise it was 49 degrees, slight breeze, and less than a tenth of an […]
October 13, 2014

New Venue For Duathlon

The 12th Annual Mohawk Towpath Byway Duathlon will be from a new venue this year. The event scheduled for Sunday morning, October 19, will start at 8:30 AM with a two mile run from Riverview Orchards then transition to a seventeen mile bike ride at the orchard and finish with a two mile run to the finish. Riverview Orchards is located at 660 Riverview Road, Rexford.
September 17, 2014


Have you seen what is going on mid Byway recently?  This charming building at the corner of Vischer Ferry Road and Riverview Road suffered a great […]
July 20, 2014

Mohawk Gateway Canal Fest

It is unfortunate that we had to postpone the Mohawk Gateway Canal Festival to next year, August 8, 2015.   Looking forward to next year’s event […]
June 18, 2014

Experience the Byway

I swear every day on the Mohawk Towpath Byway is an experience.  Maybe that’s why I am so passionate about this volunteer position. I walked into […]
June 14, 2014

Fish Free

Fish free from the Mohawk Towpath Byway the weekend of June 28 and 29, 2014.  During the last weekend in June you don’t need a license […]
May 23, 2014

Gateway Signs

When we accepted our Scenic Conservation Action Plan it was recognized that the Mohawk Towpath Byway doesn’t have a complete family of signs. We do have […]
April 17, 2014

Apple Blossom Festival

Come join the fun at the First Annual Apple Blossom Festival at Riverview Orchards, 660 Riverview Road, in Rexford, NY on Saturday April 26, 2014 from […]
April 8, 2014

Byway Summit Notes

Byway Summit Notes MOHAWK TOWPATH BYWAY SUMMIT Morning Round Table Sessions Notes Adventure Tourism: Cliff Climbing in Rexford Improved parking [at Rexford overlook] Improved Access to […]
March 31, 2014

Principals of Scenic Conservation

It is refreshing to have our Scenic Conservation Action Plan complete and available.  We encourage each of our member municipalities to endorse this plan.  During this […]