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Scenic walk along the canal!

This is a great place to walk or ride a bike. Flat, paved and very pretty. Fall foliage and birds... read more

Reviewed today
Elaine L
One of the best walking/ biking trails

I have enjoyed many walks and bike rides on the Erie Canal trail in spring, summer and fall. Quiet... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rochester, New York
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Reviewed today

This is a great place to walk or ride a bike. Flat, paved and very pretty. Fall foliage and birds make for an interesting stroll. Lots of areas along the way to park.

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My RIT daughter insisted on shopping for a new winter coat at REI just off East Henrietta Road just north of 390 durign my visit this apst sunday. After we spent too much there we walked right outside the store and took a short walk...More

Thank raybyerley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have enjoyed many walks and bike rides on the Erie Canal trail in spring, summer and fall. Quiet and safe with beautiful sites and friendly people.

Thank _joaniemarie2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love history and nature. The Erie Canal puts both of these together. WE felt very safe on as a family, on our hour walk next to the canal. Bikers, joggers, dog walkers take advantage of this wonderful resource so you will have company. There...More

Thank Cakes77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really nice place to walk along in the Summer but especially during the fall as the leaves are changing colors.

Thank Gregory S
Reviewed October 2, 2018

A wonderful treasure for walking and biking in the region. Did you know you could ride a bike from Buffalo to Albany on it! Wow there is a trip to persue.

Thank Robert Bruce L
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Bike, dog walk, roller skate or walk — this canal path is clean, well kept and safe. Go slowly or zip along, it is a flat scenic walk any age can enjoy.

Thank MarieIC
Reviewed September 3, 2018

The Erie Canal trail is a lovely place to enjoy a stroll or bike ride from spring through fall. Over the winter, part of the canal is drained, so not quite as picturesque. At other times of the year, though, it is a great path...More

2  Thank Laura T
Reviewed September 2, 2018

I travel to Rochester frequently and my usual hotel is not far from the trail. I enjoy walking the trail in the evening to relax. They have done a nice job maintaining the canal and the trail. Highly recommend the walk along this historic canal!

Thank RollMeAway1965
Reviewed August 30, 2018

The Erie Canal Trail from Buffalo to Albany is a wonderful ride. There are parts of the trail that are on the new canal, the old canal, through towns and big cities and long bike route 31 and bike route 5. It was an amazing...More

1  Thank praedewald
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Armando L
July 16, 2018|
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Response from AlanaB55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I see people fishing along the canal often as I ride by.