Cycle the Erie Canal’s Syracuse route in this free bike tour!
Join the Erie Canal Museum at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 17 for a free recreational bike ride along the Erie Canal’s route in Syracuse, New York.
An experienced guide will lead the ride along the historic, and newly improved, route of the Canal in the city. Riders will learn about the 19th century Canal in downtown Syracuse, and explore some of the city’s historic and contemporary canal structures. Participants will view the Onondaga Creekwalk, the Inner Harbor, Onondaga Lake, and recently completed stretches of the Empire State Trail.
The family-friendly ride lasts approximately 90 minutes and typically ends up at a local establishment serving refreshments. Please meet at the Museum, 318 Erie Blvd East, Syracuse at 1 p.m. For your health and safety, please maintain six feet of separation between yourself and other participants, and wear a helmet and mask for the duration of the program.
Free parking is available in the lot across from the Museum under routes 81 and 690. We look forward to seeing you for the Cycle Syracuse bike tour!
The Erie Canal Museum is partially supported by a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.