Rich in both natural and historical interest. Wetlands formed in excavations of the original Erie Canal. Self-guiding Trail Booklet describes flora and fauna at each of 14 sites along the trail. Good for interest in hiking, birding, jogging, mountain biking, and history of Erie Canal. Easy access to Aqueduct Park, Aldrich Change Bridge, and Lock 29.
LOCATION: Maple Ave., 1/4 mile north of Rt. 31, Palmyra
LENGTH OF TRAIL: a little over 1 mile, if doing the full loop
DIFFICULTY: medium, due to some overgrowth on the northern part of the trail
PASSPORT MARKER: located on the kiosk at the trail head