Albany and Central New York Sights

Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site

  • 129 Schoharie St. Map It
  • Fort Hunter
  • Historic District/Site

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

Five miles west of Amsterdam is the only site with structures dating from all three stages of the Erie Canal's evolution, including the Schoharie Aqueduct. The earliest parts date from 1817. Exhibits in the visitor center show how the canal developed and include dress-up and coloring activities for children. The site has a small-boat launch and hiking, cross-country skiing, and bike trails.

Sight Information


129 Schoharie St., Fort Hunter, New York, 12069, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Grounds daily dawn–dusk; visitor center May–Oct., Wed.–Mon. 10–5 and Sun. 1–5

Published 10/27/2015


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