Old Erie Canal State Historic Park


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Old Erie Canal State Historic Park


Location:Off I-90.
Facilities:Picnic area, picnic pavilions, multi-use trails (36 miles), interpretive displays.
Activities:Canoeing, fishing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, carriage rides.
Special Features:Park preserves a 36-mile stretch of the Old Erie Canal, designated a National Recreational Trail. The terrain is woodland and wetland, and several footbridges provide access to the canal towpath. Along the trail, visitors can see remnants of stone aqueducts, Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum, Erie Canal Village, and other historic sites.
Address:RD 2 Andrus Rd
Kirkville, NY 13082

Phone:315-687-7821
Web: nysparks.state.ny.us/sites/info.asp?siteID=31
Size: 1,065 acres.

See other parks in New York.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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It's also near the eastern terminus of the 36-mile Old Erie Canal State Historic Park. The reconstructed village, which opened in 1973, features mule-drawn boat rides along a refurbished section of the enlarged Erie Canal.