The Feeder Canal provides water from the Hudson River to the
Champlain Canal, and from the early 1800s until 1928 provided a
means of transportation by canal boats for people and goods. In
1928 the canal was abandoned, and the canal and towpath became
overgrown and littered with trash.
The canal and towpath today provide recreational opportunities to
members of our community as well as providing a glimpse into the
The Feeder Canal is the last remaining original canal in New York
The seven-mile Feeder Canal Linear Park is an opportunity for people
of all ages and abilities to use the trail and learn of its
historical significance to our community.