The Schuylerville segment of the 71-mile Champlain Canalway Trail rail runs between Schuyler House, past Lock 5 of the canal and does a loop around the island (Hudson Crossing Park). As of 2011, only about 17 miles of the Champlain Canalway Trail are complete; another 14 miles are being planned or expected to be finished within the next few years. A multi-use trail, some sections will be open to snowmobiles.
Parking and Trail Access
Good trail for canal history buffs
This travels mostly along the towpath of the original Champlain Canal. Although it's pleasant and shady, it's way too short to be made a destination, unless you happen to be a history buff. Trail runs from Lock 5 of the Hudson River, just north of Schuylerville, ...