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OLD ERIE CANAL STATE PARK
LOCATION - The park is on Andrus Road near Kirkville.
FEATURES - Old Erie Canal State Park covers a continuous 35-mile stretch of the Canal Recreationway in central New York from Rome to DeWitt.
ACTIVITIES - Enjoy biking, fishing, picnicking, canoeing from the canoe launch, and hiking along the towpath. During the winter, enjoy snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and ice skating along the canal.
Picnic sites are available along the canal at Central Bay Park and Poolside. Go to Green Lakes State Park to camp overnight.
The Erie Canal Trail is adjacent to the present-day Barge Canal and extends for 60 miles. Enjoy biking or hiking the trails or take a boat cruise. Free maps are available either from the state parks in Albany or from the New York State Department of Transportation, 1530Jefferson Road, Rochester, New York 14623.
In Oneida, tour Cottage Lawn Museum, located at 435 Main Street. Constructed in 1849, it contains artifacts from the Erie Canal. It's open June 1-August 31. For information, call 315-363-4136.
Old Erie Canal State Park
Kirkville, New York 13082
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