Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway

Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway

Address:c/o Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway Coalition Inc
PO Box 90
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Phone:518-383-8565
Web: www.mohawktowpath.homestead.com Description:Byway follows both the Erie Canal and the Mohawk River through the Schenectady region, offering many scenic, recreational and historic resources. Architecture from the 18th and 19th centuries endures today, highlighting the canal culture era that changed this region. Today, bikers and hikers can travel the byway's canal-side paths where mules and horses once towed barges.
Legth: 28 miles. Start/Endpoint: Paralleling the Mohawk River, byway begins at the intersection of NY 4 and NY 32 in Waterford, passes through Cohoes and Crescent, and ends at the intersection of State Street and NY 5 in Schenectady. An alternate loop route from NY 9 in Crescent returns to Waterford, joining the main designation at the intersection of NY 32. Time to Allow: 40 minutes. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (2005).

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