Tag Archives: Erie Canal

Phoenix Ebner

Local student bikes Erie Canal for brain injury awareness

Seventeen-year-old Phoenix Ebner, a student at James A. Beneway High School in Ontario, NY, spent his summer on a nearly 400-mile bike ride along the Erie Canal to raise funds for The Wildlife Defenders. Phoenix has been an active Wildlife Defenders volunteer for a few years; the bike ride was planned Continue reading →

Erie Canalway

Report cites significant progress in closing Erie Canalway trail gaps

Parks & Trails New York (PTNY) and the Canalway Trails Association New York (CTANY) have released their third annual report, Closing the Gaps: A Progress Report on the Erie Canalway Trail 2012.   PTNY and CTANY note that 2012 was a year of many accomplishments in efforts to close the remaining Continue reading →

10th Annual Cross-State Bicycle Tour Along Erie Canal

Cycling the Erie Canal is an eight-day, 400-mile, recreational bicycle tour from Buffalo to Albany along the historic, scenic, and still-active Erie Canal. The 10th annual cross-state bicycle is scheduled for July 6-13, 2008. Riders will enjoy fine scenery and fascinating history. The Erie Canal corridor is designated a National Continue reading →