Historic Champlain Canalway Trail

Historic Champlain Canalway Trail is located along the Champlain Canal in the Town of Halfmoon, bordered on the north by Upper Newtown Road and on the south by the southern boundary of the Town of Halfmoon.

Two trailhead areas are located as follows:

  1. north parking area:  approximately 1/4 mile west of the intersection of Upper Newtown Road and Route 4; and
  2. south parking area:  approximately 1/4 mile west of the intersection of Brookwood Road and Route 4.
This trail is wheelchair accessible.

This trail is wheelchair accessible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View a map of this trail.

Some views along this trail –

Parking area along Upper Newtown Road

Parking area along Upper Newtown Road

Looking south from Upper Newtown Road

Looking south from Upper Newtown Road

Trail sign - Historic Champlain Canalway Trail

Trail sign – Historic Champlain Canalway Trail

McDonald Creek from atop Old Lock 9, Historic Champlain Canalway Trail

McDonald Creek from atop the culvert and wastewater weir, just south of Old Lock 7, Historic Champlain Canalway Trail

Sign at trail crossing on Lower Newtown Road

Sign at trail crossing on Lower Newtown Road

Looking north from Lower Newtown Road

Looking north from Lower Newtown Road

Looking south from Lower Newtown Road

Looking south from Lower Newtown Road

View looking north along trail near Lower Newtown Road

View looking north along trail near Lower Newtown Road

View looking north along trail near Brookwood Road

View looking north along trail near Brookwood Road

Looking north from Brookwood Road

Looking north from Brookwood Road

View from trail crossing on Brookwood Road

View looking south from trail crossing on Brookwood Road

Looking south from Brookwood Road

Looking south along trail from Brookwood Road

Parking area next to water treatment plant along Brookwood Road

Parking area next to water treatment plant along Brookwood Road

Looking north along Historic Champlain Canalway Trail S of Brookwood Road

Looking north along Historic Champlain Canalway Trail south of Brookwood Road

Nature interpretation signage

Nature interpretation signage

Lookly S'ly along improved southern end of Halfmoon segment

Lookly S’ly along improved southern end of Halfmoon segment

Lookly S'ly along improved southern end of Halfmoon segment

Lookly S’ly along improved southern end of Halfmoon segment

Lookly S'ly along improved southern end of Halfmoon segment

Lookly S’ly along improved southern end of Halfmoon segment

Signs at southern boundary of Town of Halfmoon along trail

Signs at southern boundary of Town of Halfmoon along trail

Lookly N'ly from southern boundary of Town of Halfmoon along improved southern end of Halfmoon segment

Lookly N’ly from southern boundary of Town of Halfmoon along improved southern end of Halfmoon segment

View my wildflower field guide for this trail.  If you wish to download a copy to your smartphone or tablet for trailside use, simply scan this quick read bar code:A Field Guide to Wildflowers-Historic Champlain Canalway Trail-Second Edition-Mar2014

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