Mohawk Towpath Byway

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
December 26, 2019

Get Out!

As friends and family visit this holiday season make a point to get them outside or take a short road trip to enjoy the Mohawk Towpath […]
November 25, 2019

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

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 […]