21st Annual Erie Canal Bike Tour
Parks & Trails New York's Cycle the Erie Canal
Buffalo to Albany July 7 – 14, 2019
The Erie Canal Bike Tour draws over 600 riders over the past few years.
Come out and join the fun for a few days enjoying the beauty and history of the Erie Canal. The Erie Canalway Trail is a 360-mile multi-use trail between Buffalo and Albany.
Riders will average about 50 miles per day, and the route will take them through many historic towns and villages.
REGISTRATION DAY: Saturday, July 6
BUFFALO: PRE-RIDE EVENTS
1250 AMHERST STREET
Optional pre-tour rides to Niagara Falls and around historic Buffalo.
Festive kick-off reception and dinner.
Overnight camping available.
Day 6 and Day 7 of the ride will come through the central Mohawk Valley from Rome to Schednectady with stops along the way in Little Falls, Fort Plain and Canajoharie.
The Cycle the Erie Canal Rider Handbook is a free, comprehensive guide to the tour. It includes everything you need to know about the ride: training and gear; travel and registration; daily itineraries and meals. This convenient resource is the go-to guide for planning and participating in the ride.