October 21, 2022

Celebrate the Erie Canal Now!

Celebrate the Erie Canal BiCentennial Now!
September 2, 2022

The Remarkable, Irresistible Erie

The Friends of the Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway proudly partner with Old Songs, Inc to bring this unique program to the Clifton Park Halfmoon Library on […]
August 15, 2022

Construction Delays

Take your time traveling Riverview Road from the Halfmoon town line to Van Vranken Road.  On August 19 the Town of Clifton Park will be milling […]
March 28, 2022

Cohoes – Crescent Road

In November 1935 , 350 men were employed on the Cohoes – Crescent Road project under the Albany WPA program. A budget of $66,000 was approved […]
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


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


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 […]