October 21, 2022

Celebrate the Erie Canal Now!

Celebrate the Erie Canal BiCentennial Now!
April 8, 2017

The Mohawk

The Erie Canal, the waterway west, the Mohawk River it has many labels and means something different to everyone we talk to.  We, each and all […]
July 21, 2016


The Erie Canal opened in 1825 with great fanfare and celebrations.  It was a 325 mile artificial river connecting the Hudson River with Lake Erie.  This […]
August 12, 2013

The Cohoes Waterford Bridge

NYSDOT is designing a bridge to replace the Route 32 bridge over the Mohawk River. Public meetings are scheduled to present alternatives. One meeting is Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at 6:30 PM at the Waterford-Halfmoon High School. The second is Thursday August 15 at 6:30 PM at the Cohoes Community Center.
May 5, 2013

Erie Canal Open

Celebrate the opening of the navigation season with Waterford’s Canal Festival this weekend, May 11, 2013.  Events are all day in and around the Waterford Harbor […]
March 12, 2013

Communicating the Byway Experience

The Mohawk Towpath Byway was represented at the Adirondack Sports and Fitness Summer Expo at the Saratoga Springs City Center March 9 and 10, 2013.    The […]
September 25, 2012

Lois McClure Visit

Thank you to the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum for the Lois McClure stop on the Mohawk Towpath Byway.  The boat was tied up all day at […]
August 31, 2012

Lock 19 Project

It seemed like a simple straightforward project: clean up the vegetation around Historic Erie Canal Lock 19 to make it more of a local destination.  A […]
April 12, 2012

Community Cleanup Day

You are invited to a community cleanup day on the Mohawk Towpath Byway on the anniversary of Earth Day, April 21, 2012. At 10 AM meet […]
March 11, 2012

Our Booth

Many thanks to all those who stopped by the Mohawk Towpath Byway’s booth at the Adirondack Sports & Fitness Summer Expo at the Saratoga City Center […]