Journey Along the Erie Canal is a 12 day bike ride along the beautiful Erie Canalway trail to raise awareness for the benefit of employment for all New Yorkers and to raise funds toward building employment opportunities and empowering people with disabilities.
Our 5th annual ride begins on June 26, 2017. We invite you to GET INVOLVED!
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s recently proposed a project to complete the Hudson River Valley Greenway and Erie Canalway trails which would make the new Empire State Trail the largest state multi-use trail in the nation. Our Ability is excited to support the effort to make the beautiful waterway accessible to all.
Whether you are able to ride the full 364 miles from Buffalo to Albany or join us for a few days on the trail, your contribution will make a difference. Even if you are not a rider consider donating to our 2017 ride as we celebrate the Bicentennial of the Erie Canal.
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3439 Rosendale Rd | Niskayuna, NY, 12309
44 Prime Street | Buffalo, New York, 14202
100 Ryan Street | Medina, NY, 14103
Prospect Ave Lift Bridge Medina – 8:30am July 28th, 2016
80 S. Union St | Spencerport, NY, 14559
6 North Main Street | Fairport, NY, 14450
58 Water Street | Clyde, NY, 14433
5657 Butternut Drive | East Syracuse, NY, 13057
1 Port Jackson Square | Amsterdam, NY, 12010
7010 Lakeport Rd | Chittenango, NY, 13037
9025 River Rd. | Marcy, NY, 13403
1 West Jefferson Street | Little Falls, NY, 13365
1 Port Jackson Sq | Amsterdam, NY, 12010
Journey 2017 Videos – #Journey2017
In 2014, with the support of Sen. Gillibrand, the New York State Barge Canal was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. We are continually reminded of the ability within all as well as the history we have towards economic achievement in our own backyard.
This summer individuals with disabilities, community organizers, political leaders and historians will join together for 1 mile or 350 miles as we hand cycle across our great state once again.