Registration open for 8-day, 400-mile Cycle the Erie bicycle tour


Registration is now open for Parks & Trails New York’s 22nd annual Cycle the Erie Canal tour, an eight-day, 400-mile recreational bicycle tour from Buffalo to Albany is scheduled for July 12 to 19. 

“Cycle the Erie Canal participants will experience one of the best trails in America as they cycle through historic canal villages and discover the small-town charm of Upstate New York.

Along the way, canal historians and local experts will introduce riders to the people, places, and things that make the Erie Canal so important to the history of New York and the nation,” reads a release.

In 2019, the tour drew 750 cyclists, from 39 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, Canada, and Australia. Typically, cyclists cover between 40 and 60 miles per day along the trail system.

For more information on Cycle the Erie Canal, visit, email or call 518-434-1583.


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