Butterfly Nature Trail

This trail provides a place for all people to enjoy the beauty of nature.  The trail is a great educational tool on butterflies, birds, and the history of the Erie Canal.  From one vantage point all three eras of the canal system can be viewed.  The trail is next to free picnic areas, camping and launching for boats, kayaks, and canoes.  The trail is a 10-15 minute walk from the Main Street business area and easily accessed from the Erie Canal Bikeway.  Come enjoy the unique shops that are available in this quaint friendly village.

LOCATION: Rt. 31F just north of Rt. 31, Macedon, NY 14502
LENGTH OF TRAIL: 1/4 mile, linear
DIFFICULTY: easy; this trail is designated a Forever Wild for Everyone Trail
PASSPORT MARKER: at the end of the trail, where you can view Clinton’s Ditch, the Enlarged Erie Canal, and the present-day Barge Canal