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Nice Trail

The Canalway Trail is a great place to ride your bike. It is basically flat and as far as trails go... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2018
Peter G
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Buffalo, NY
Scenic Bike or Walking Trail

Excellent scenic & flat trail along Erie Canal. Approximately 5.2 miles long with benches to rest... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2018
RCW838
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Buffalo, New York
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23 May 2018
“Nice Trail”
22 Feb 2018
“Scenic Bike or Walking Trail”
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The newer section from Lockport that will eventually lead you to Amherst is a nice section. You have to ride along the roads to be connected. You can see progress to connect the two trails together hopefully by next year.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sket101
Reviewed May 23, 2018

The Canalway Trail is a great place to ride your bike. It is basically flat and as far as trails go very well maintained. Very nice scenic view along the way. They are starting to connect all the varies bike trails so you can ride...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Peter G
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Excellent scenic & flat trail along Erie Canal. Approximately 5.2 miles long with benches to rest on. Launch for kayaks & canoes along with clean lavatory the Veteran's park area.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank RCW838
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Loved this trail last summer when I walked with my daughter. Ample bathrooms, nice paved sidewalk, nice scenery.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank kkm68
Reviewed July 25, 2016

The bike/walk trail is directly across from our house and it has provided safe, and relaxing activity for our family for years. The canalway provides all forms of outdoor recreation including jogging, biking, walking, boating etc.etc.etc.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank SylvisJ
Reviewed October 2, 2015

while somewhat adjacent to a unique waterway, this trail has its problems, one of which is being a bit too close to a highway not always carefully driven

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank DOUGANDPOLLY
Reviewed September 26, 2014

The trail is partially on paths and roads. The roads don't always have good shoulders so we usually stick to the sections with better roads. The trail can be almost deserted in spots so it is important to be careful of your surroundings and use...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank sket101
Reviewed August 1, 2013

Paved and dirt trails so you can use a wheel chair in many places. Clean and very safe feeling; the views of the river are nice and there is places you can walk into to sit and watch nature.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Jane L
Reviewed July 9, 2013

Excellent trail. A lot of history and the price is right..free. Bring snacks and water as they are not many places to buy items. The scenery is awesome.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Leonard Z
Reviewed September 27, 2012

This is part of a series of bike paths (also walking paths) that go from downtown Buffalo to the end of this trail at New Road. The paths aren't all connected, but are reachable with relatively very little biking on little used roads. This section...More

Date of experience: September 2012
2  Thank JK132
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