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May 17, 2016
Tourist Oriented Directional Signs

Tourism Oriented Directional Signs

Brand new on the Byway are experimental signs known to traffic engineers as tourism oriented directional (TOD) signs. This set of signs located near the intersection […]
April 30, 2016
Southern most Byway

Southern Most Point

While on vacation early this month my wife and I had a couple of other tourist take a photo of the southern end of the southern […]
April 23, 2016
Southern Saratoga Interact has adopted a mile and a half segment of Riverview Road by "policing" twice annually.

Clean Sweep Success

Cleanup crews were out on the Mohawk Towpath Byway two weekends this year: on Saturday, April 16 and April 23. Participating were the Clifton Park Open […]
March 12, 2016
Cohoes Falls, NY

Retreat!

The Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway Coalition is a regional partnerships of communities that balances the promotion of local interests with the protection of scenic, historic, recreational, […]
March 7, 2016

Towpath Trail

Construction on the Towpath Connecting Trail has started!  Town of Halfmoon crews are clearing the path from Canal Road under I-87 Northway Bridges and working west […]
January 3, 2016

Protect Our Communities’ Gateways

Gateways to our communities should make a statement that the traveler has arrived, further, that this place is special and unique. Most of us enter our […]
December 24, 2015
Holiday Greetings

Greetings

Happy Holidays to the Volunteers that make the Mohawk Towpath Byway what it is today and to all of those who live, work and play within […]
December 19, 2015
Historic American Locomotive Co

Scenic Conservation

As part of the stewardship of the corridor of our Mohawk Towpath Byway we need to continually update the Scenic Conservation Action Plan that we adopted several […]
December 10, 2015
Unveiling and ribbon cutting at the Lock 7 Dam Overlook with Clifton Park Supervisor Phil Barrett, Assemblyman Jim Tedisco, Eric Hamilton, Chamber CEO Peter Gardenias, Larry Sydek, and John Scherer. - photo provided by Phil Barrett.

New Kiosks

New interpretive kiosks have been installed along the Mohawk Towpath Byway to help tell the story and highlight the significance of the individual sites.  One will be […]
October 29, 2015

Duathlon Success

The final figures on the duathlon are in.  It was a successful event: it was a safe event, we had 99 competitors registered of which 84 […]
September 22, 2015
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Tenth Anniversary

Ten years ago today the Mohawk Towpath Byway became one of America’s Byways. Our Byway tells the unique piece of America’s history the sorry of the […]
September 7, 2015

Enhance the Journey as Well as the Destination

The Mohawk Towpath Byway has been described as the short byway with a long history.  In fact at 26 miles ours is one of the shortest […]