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Free Outdoor, Cultural, Accessible & Educational Adventures to do Near the New York Canal System Changing with the Seasons to Showcase the Waterways, Trails & Communities.

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From kayaking, hiking, biking and boating, to tours, birding and painting — experience the great outdoors On the Canals!

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Join Artist Jeannine Pelusio to try Intuitive Painting overlooking the Erie Canal.​

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Erie Canal Embankment Restoration Project