Sometime you discover a beautiful corner just around your house. This is why i love biking along the Erie canal. I post some information for the one that live in the area of Rochester and love biking.

The Erie Canal is a man-made waterway in New York that runs from Albany  the capital of New York state to Buffalo at Lake Erie, completing a navigable water route from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes.  It was under construction from 1817 to 1832 and once finished it reduced the costs of transporting goods dramatically.  Replaced by the   New York State Barge Canal today you can bike along it using the paths that where originally made for the animals pulling the barges.

A wonderful ride that we start always in Penfield and end in Pittsford, where there are different places where you can eat lunch ore a snack. Or option number two we go the other way to Macedon where we do a picnic.

A nice day of relax in the green.

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Old photos of Erie canal

Bike rides

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