Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will be the kick-off location for the Erie Canal Museum’s “Erie Eats: Cones and Canals” cycling and walking series, on Saturday, July 10th.
Every other Saturday at 11 am throughout the summer, the series will feature an hour-long guided tour, either by bike or by foot (depending on location), along the new Empire State Trail while highlighting unique Canal history.
Beginning at at 11 am on July 10th, Erie Canal Museum staff and Schoharie Crossing will offer a family friendly bicycle ride along the old Erie Canal towpath (part of the Empire State Trail). The ride will last about an hour, leaving from the Schoharie Crossing Visitor Center and covering five miles with a stop at Karen’s Ice Cream.
Advanced registration is required and can be completed online. The cost is $5 for adults and free for children 12 years or younger. For more information, call the Visitor Center at (518) 829-7516, email SchoharieCrossing@parks.ny.gov, or visit the Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site website.