News

August 6, 2021
Southern Saratoga Interact is helping out. How about You?

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 […]
April 15, 2021
Group Discussion

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
Swing that Bridge

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 […]
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."
March 14, 2020
Eastern Mohawk Valley

How’s the Water

"How's the water?"  The answer is, "Pretty darn good!"  with some major exception. This coming summer a crew of volunteers from the Friends of the Mohawk Towpath Byway will be helping to take a snapshot every month of the water quality in the Mohawk between Schenectady and Cohoes and Waterford.  If you would like to help with this effort to see "how's the water" please contact us at admin(at)mohawktowpath(dot)org.
February 28, 2020
Northside Homes

Name Place Geography

by Russ VanDerVoort, Historian Northside in Waterford is arguably the most southern point in Saratoga County and definitely on the southside of Waterford.  At one time it […]
November 25, 2019
America's Byways

All in a Day

It is interesting how one day can become so significant in one’s life. For some it’s a birthday, for others it is a day of celebration […]
September 21, 2019
Stockade Interpretive kiosk

Early Frontier

The Mohawk Towpath Byway’s latest kiosk will be dedicated on Saturday, September 28 at 11:30 AM. The kiosk is located strategically near the bike/pedestrian path entrance […]
July 18, 2019
Bike the Byway

Ride Right; Walk Left

The Mohawk Towpath Byway is a wonderful place to visit. It’s a driving route that follows the historic Erie Canal route from Waterford, Cohoes and Schenectady, […]
June 5, 2019

Itinerary Published

During June, July and August American Road Magazine has a Mohawk Towpath Byway itinerary posted on their website. Our itinerary is the only one they have […]