Erie Canalway Trail
(Jordan to Camillus)

 

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Location: Jordan to Camillus, Onondaga County

Directions: Park along North Main Street (Route 31C), Jordan, in front of Jordan Aqueduct Garden (between the Laundromat and Masonic Lodge). N43o 03.949 - W76o 28.373

Alternative Parking: Warners Park, Newport Road. N43o 04.597 - W76o 19.663

Alternative Parking: Camillus Erie Canal Park, Devoe Road. N43o 3.149 - W76o 18.202

Riding Time: 2.5 hours one way

Length: 10.8 miles one way

Difficulty: 1 boot

Surface: Dirt and gravel trail

Trail Markings: None

Uses: Hike, bike, ski, run, wheelchair

Dogs: OK

Contact: P.O. Box 397, Jordan, NY 13080  (315) 689-3278

 

Also called the Erie Canal Parkway, this is an easy-to-follow, well-maintained trail along the abandoned Enlarged Erie Canal.

Trail Directions

�Head east along the path between Jordan Aqueduct Garden and the Masonic Lodge.
�Cross North Beaver Street as you ride through Old Erie Place Park. Picnic tables and parking are available here.
�The Enlarged Erie Canal will appear on your right.
�Pass a road on the right.
�Pass Schapp Road.
�Reach the waste weir on the left. This is where water from Carpenter Brook was used to help control the level of water in the Erie Canal.
�Cross South McDonald Road in Peru.
�Pass a private house and the McIntyre, a former hotel along the canal, as you approach Laird Road. You�ve come 4.2 miles.
�At 5.8 miles, cross Bennetts Corners Road at the town of Memphis.
�Cross under power lines.
�Pass a gravel road to the right. The trail becomes a gravel and paved roadway.
�At 8.6 miles, cross Newport Road. Across the road, enter Warners Park. (Parking is available here.)
�Pass the Camillus Sportsman�s Club.
�Cross Devoe Road into Camillus Erie Canal Park. (Parking is available here.) You�ve come 10.8 miles.
[Continue to Trail #34 for an additional 8.5 mile loop.]


Date Enjoyed: ___________

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