Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site


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Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site


Location:Route 5S to Fort Hunter, then Main Street to Railroad Street.
Facilities:Picnic area (é), visitor center, gift shop (é), hiking trails, bike trails, bridle trails, scenic view (é), interpretive displays.
Activities:Guided and self-guided tours, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, educational programs.
Special Features:Site is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the Erie Canal as one of the 19th century's greatest commercial and engineering projects. Visitors can see structures dating from the three eras of the canal's development and walk along the original Erie Canal and the Enlarged Erie Canal.
Address:PO Box 140
129 Schoharie St
Fort Hunter, NY 12069

Phone:518-829-7516
Fax:518-829-7491
Web: www.nysparks.com/sites/info.asp?siteID=33
Size: 240 acres.

See other parks in New York.
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Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, June 10, all day canal-themed events and barbeque, where you can see the remnants of the original Erie Canal, the enlarged canal and current configuration of the Barge Canal;
A paved multipurpose recreationway constructed by State Parks in 1992 connects the city of Amsterdam with the Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site at Fort Hunter.