Blog

August 6, 2021

Love Our Byway!

The Mohawk Towpath National Scenic Byway is Planning a roadside cleanup on portions of the scenic route between Waterford and Cohoes west to Schenectady.  The Love […]
June 10, 2021

Out and Enjoy!

Whether you are planning a visit to the Mohawk Towpath Byway or a pleasant drive to a little known retreat in the mountains, this is going […]
April 27, 2021

Telling The Story

We have twelve interpretive kiosks along the Mohawk Towpath Byway. In most cases they were installed by our respective municipalities, and, the most recent one, installed […]
April 15, 2021

Corridor Management Plan

The Mohawk Towpath National Scenic Byway is reviewing and updating their corridor management plan (CMP).  As a part of this process they will be seeking public […]
February 1, 2021

Winter Festivities

The Town of Clifton Park celebrates their WinterFest February 6. Everything from youth ski races, tubing and sledding, winter hike opportunities, food truck catering to outhouse […]
November 21, 2020

Dedication

Clifton Park Town Supervisor Phil Barrett is joined by Canal Corporation Director Brian Stratton, Capital Region Chamber VP Peter Bardunias and other Town and Byway officials […]
October 8, 2020

Bridged

Two centuries ago the builders of the Erie Canal used little more than hand tools, wheel barrows, horse drawn carts, and a lot of brawn. Primitive […]
September 7, 2020

Farmer’s Bridge

The re-construction of the Farmer’s Bridge east of Clutes Dry Dock is progressing. A good vantage point without crossing a “trail closed” sign is from the […]
July 1, 2020

Try the Foot Bridge!

A new foot bridge connects Clutes Dry Dock with the 1825 Erie Canal towpath. It was constructed by Leo Coons, an Eagle Scout Candidate, and his […]
June 3, 2020

Construction Underway

Some exciting projects are in the works to improve the recreation facilities in the middle of the Mohawk Towpath Byway’s corridor. The Town of Clifton Park […]
April 21, 2020

Birding Trail Wins National Recognition

A popular birding trail in the Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve has recently received recognition by the National Scenic Byway Foundation.  The trail was developed […]
March 25, 2020

The Byway Remains Open!

Mohawk towpath Byway remains open to stimulate your curiosity or provide recreation or just to help with "cabin fever."