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Amherst Canalway Trail

Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst, NY
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Nice place to talk a walk

Loved this trail last summer when I walked with my daughter. Ample bathrooms, nice paved sidewalk... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
New York

The bike/walk trail is directly across from our house and it has provided safe, and relaxing... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Amherst, New York
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23 Mar 2017
“Nice place to talk a walk”
25 Jul 2016
Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst, NY
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Loved this trail last summer when I walked with my daughter. Ample bathrooms, nice paved sidewalk, nice scenery.

Thank kkm68
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The bike/walk trail is directly across from our house and it has provided safe, and relaxing activity for our family for years. The canalway provides all forms of outdoor recreation including jogging, biking, walking, boating etc.etc.etc.

Thank SylvisJ
Reviewed 2 October 2015

while somewhat adjacent to a unique waterway, this trail has its problems, one of which is being a bit too close to a highway not always carefully driven

Reviewed 26 September 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...More

Thank sket101
Reviewed 1 August 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.

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 9 July 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.

Thank Leonard Z
Reviewed 27 September 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...More

2  Thank JK132
Reviewed 19 September 2012

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

Thank Steve C
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