Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Alcathy's Boat Launch 
Flight Lock Road (western end)
Waterford, NY 12188

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Mona Caron 
Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor 
518-237-7000 x204 


Paddle the Flight
Sunday, June 2
Paddling 9am - 1pm
Check in begins at 8am

Paddle the incredible Waterford Flight. Erie Canal Locks 2-6, a set of five locks with a lift of 169 feet in just over 1.5 miles, make for a perfect half-day trip with dramatic scenery, towering locks and easy paddling. Guides will provide history of the Waterford Flight and Erie Canal along the way.

Start: Alcathy's Boat Launch
Finish: Waterford Point Boat Ramp
Total Distance: 2.7 miles

Parking: Waterford Point Boat Ramp or Waterford Harbor Visitor Center. A shuttle is available to the start and refreshments will be served at the finish.

Registration: $20, includes complimentary NYS Canalway Water Trail Guidebook and Navigational Map Set. Registration does not include kayak rental.

PFD REQUIRED and must be worn by all participants.

Kayak Rentals: available from Upstate Kayak Rentals, (518) 209-1063

Many thanks to the NYS Canal Corporation for sponsoring this event!