Our guiding vision for this unique multiuse trail is ” for an attractive and continuous Champlain Canalway Trail route from Whitehall to Waterford, that uses historic towpaths, Champlain Canal shoreline, existing local and regional trails, on-street bicycle routes and links to regional and community attractions“.

Champlain Canal Trail Working Group

The Champlain Canalway Trail Working Group (CCTWG) is a volunteer, ad hoc partnership that includes local and regional canal and trail groups, public agencies, and park and preservation organizations. The Working Group benefits from the existing network of the Canalway Trail Association of New York, a statewide, all-volunteer organization of trail owners and managers formed to assist localities to develop, manage, and maintain the Canalway Trail. The Champlain Canalway Trail 2019 Action Plan (Action Plan) was funded by a grant from the Hudson River Valley Greenway to the Town of Stillwater.

  • Agricultural Stewardship Association
  • Canalway Trails Association New York
  • Empire State Trail
  • Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
  • Feeder Canal Alliance
  • Hudson Crossing Park
  • Hudson River Valley Greenway
  • Lakes to Locks Passage
  • National Park Service Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program
  • New York State Canal Corporation
  • New York State Department of State
  • New York State Department of Transportation
  • New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation
  • New York State Snowmobile Association
  • Parks and Trails New York
  • Saratoga County
  • Saratoga National Historical Park
  • Saratoga PLAN
  • Town of Stillwater
  • Washington County
  • Washington County Association of Snowmobile Clubs

In addition, the Action Plan was developed with input and support from all of the participating municipalities in Saratoga and Washington counties including:

  • Town of Waterford and Village of Waterford
  • Town of Halfmoon
  • City of Mechanicville
  • Town of Stillwater and Village of Stillwater
  • Town of Saratoga, Village of Victory, Village of Schuylerville, and Town of Northumberland
  • Town of Greenwich
  • Town of Fort Edward and Village of Fort Edward
  • Town of Kingsbury
  • Town of Fort Ann and Village of Fort Ann
  • Town of Whitehall and Village of Whitehall

“Funded in Part by a Grant from the Hudson River Valley Greenway”

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