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The Glens Falls Feeder Canal Trail begins at the Feeder Dam in Glens Falls and follows the Hudson River through town to the Champlain Canal, then turns south toward Fort Edward. The 9-mile trail follows a portion of one of New York's few remaining sections of the original 1820s canal system. There is one short on-road segment (1 mile) through Glens Falls that goes around the paper mill.
In Glens Falls, you can also jump on the Warren County Bikeway by turning north onto Platt Street from Warren St. (Route 32), which will take you to Lake George. The way is marked.
The Glens Falls Feeder Canal Trail is part of the developing 77-mile Champlain Canalway Trail, which will stretch from Waterford to Whitehall. Additionally, the Champlain Canalway Trail is part of the state-spanning Empire State Trail, which is under active development and will encompass 750 miles when complete.
You can access the Glens Falls Feeder Canal Trail from numerous places. ; take Wing Street north to where it intersects with Factory Street. The trail is at the intersection. You can park nearby at the trailhead for the Empire State Trail at Mullen Park on McIntyre Street, and there is overflow parking across the street and at the lower end of the park. You can also park at Burgoyne Avenue and Feeder Tow Road, at Glens Falls Civic Center, off Glen Street along the river and at the western terminus at the Feeder dam (Haviland Avenue).
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