Schuylerville to Fort Edward History Bicycle Tour


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canalridersOn Sunday August 11, enjoy a 28-mile guided bicycle tour along the Champlain Canalway Trail between Hudson Crossing Park in Northumberland and Fort Edward.

This tour will take bikers past historic sites of interest related to the Revolutionary War and the Champlain Canal. Learn about Rogers Rangers, Jane McCrea, the route that General John Burgoyne’s army took on the way to the Battles of Saratoga and the development of the Champlain Canal.

The tour will depart at 9:30AM at Hudson Crossing Park and return by 4PM. Pre-register by August 8 with your name, email, phone number and number in your party. There is a suggested $10 donation payable at check-in.

The tour will be limited to the first 50 people who register. Terrain is flat to rolling with one climb. Helmet required. Dining opportunities in Fort Edward, or bring your own lunch. Sponsored by the Champlain Canalway Trail Working Group with help from the Albany Bicycle Coalition and funding from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.