3rd Annual Tour the Towpath
Registration coming in early spring. Stay tuned!
Back by popular demand! Tour the Towpath is a two day recreational supported bike ride along the world famous Erie Canal! Begins in Rome, NY and follows the Old Erie Canal Towpath trail for 36 miles to DeWitt, NY with an option to bike to the Inner Harbor in Syracuse (additional 10 miles). There are lots of organized and spontaneous things to discover along the way!
Tour the Towpath is a family friendly event and open to cyclists of all abilities. Riders will receive a map and guide to the many attractions, museums, restaurants, shops, and historic sites that they can explore in the communities that the route encounters on the way from Rome to Syracuse. All participants end at the World Canal Conference Kick-off Celebration at the Inner Harbor in Syracuse. For more information go to www.tourthetowpath.com.
Two Day Option: September 23-24, 2017—starts at Erie Canal Village in Rome at 10 am, overnight in Canastota, ends in DeWitt or Syracuse Inner Harbor (NY)
One Day Option: September 24, 2017—starts at Zems Ice Cream in Canastota (8am), ends in DeWitt or Syracuse Inner Harbor (NY)
Registration Fee: $20 Early, $30 Regular, $15 Kids
Shuttle Service: $25
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