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Amherst Canalway Trail

Address: Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst, NY
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Ranked #5 of 15 Attractions in Amherst
Type: Trails, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Trails, Outdoor Activities
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English first
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314 reviews 314 reviews
63 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The trail is partially on paths and roads. The roads don't always have good shoulders so we usually stick to the sections with better roads. The trail can be almost deserted in spots so it is important to be careful of your surroundings and use in pairs.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Paved and dirt trails so you can use a wheel chair in many places. Clean and very safe feeling; the views of the river are nice and there is places you can walk into to sit and watch nature.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Excellent trail. A lot of history and the price is right..free. Bring snacks and water as they are not many places to buy items. The scenery is awesome.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

This is part of a series of bike paths (also walking paths) that go from downtown Buffalo to the end of this trail at New Road. The paths aren't all connected, but are reachable with relatively very little biking on little used roads. This section goes along Tonawanda Creek and the Erie Barge Canal. It's a pleasant bike ride, or... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Well worth your time. Visit for a extensive history education as well as excellent exercise. Don't miss it !

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