Things to do near Montezuma Anchorage Paddle Camp, LLC.
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The Montezuma Historical Society chartered in 2006 through the New York State Education Department is a not for profit organization (501c3) comprised of members who are dedicated to preserving the history of the area. Since its founding, the Society has been actively restoring and preserving the Historic Mentz Church.
The Montezuma Historical Society fosters local community pride in our heritage to ensure that our history will be preserved and appreciated for generations to come. We are committed to encouraging public interest by sponsoring historical meetings, educational programs, and supporting preservation of our historical resources.
Through the preservation of the Historic Mentz Church, the Montezuma Historical Society will educate and inspire the Community to share our history and the importance of its Erie Canal Heritage.
The Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex work together with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation and Ducks Unlimited to protect, restore and enhance wildlife habitat in 36,000 acres in upstate New York.
Town of Montezuma
Montezuma is a small rural hamlet located in Cayuga County, NY — part of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region and along the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. This website is a landing place to provide residents and visitors information about current events and give easy access to our town offices, departments, personnel, documents and forms. Your feedback is welcome. It will help us to keep everyone informed.
Montezuma Audubon Center
The Montezuma Audubon Center (MAC) is a state-owned facility operated through a cooperative agreement between the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and the National Audubon Society. Managed by Audubon New York, the MAC houses a large exhibit area, classroom, nature store, office area, auditorium, and a meeting room. On its 198 acres, there are five different types of habitat, two restored freshwater marshes, two-miles of hiking trails, and an all-access observation platform.
The MAC is located in the Northern Montezuma State Wildlife Management Area in Savannah and provides a gateway to the Montezuma Wetlands Complex and National Wildlife Refuge. Montezuma provides resting, feeding, and nesting habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds. Montezuma is situated in the middle of one of the most active flight lanes in the Atlantic Flyway. Through strategic partnerships, Audubon reintroduces audiences of all ages to nature with a diverse range of programs that highlight the critical importance of habitats focusing on wetland ecology, migration, and habitat restoration and improvements.
New York State Canals
About the Canalway Trail
Image of canoes along the canalway trailThe Canalway Trail is a network of approximately 300 miles of multiple-use trails across upstate New York. The Canalway Trail follows the towpaths of both active and historic sections of the New York State Canal System as well as adjacent abandoned rail corridors.
Major portions of the Canalway Trail follow the legendary Erie Canal route from Buffalo to Albany. Along the way, the Erie Canalway Trail links the cities of Rochester, Syracuse and Utica. Over 75% of the Erie Canalway Trail is completed off-road. The Cycling the Erie Canal guide by Parks & Trails New York Leaving NYS Canal's Website provides recommended on-street links that complete the trail route across the state. Other portions of the Canalway Trail follow the Champlain, Cayuga-Seneca and Oswego canals.
The Canalway Trail is not only a great long distance bicycling destination, but also an ideal close-to-home recreational resource for biking, walking, jogging and other types of seasonal trail activities. Trailhead parking and interpretive kiosks with historic information about the Erie Canal and New York State Canal System are located at many points along the Erie Canalway Trail. The Canalway Trail primarily consists of a stone dust surface with some asphalt segments. Equestrian activities are allowed on the Old Erie Canal State Historic Park Leaving NYS Canal's Website36-mile section of the Erie Canalway Trail (between East Syracuse and Rome).
Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
Experience America’s most famous man-made waterway
Explore the Erie Canal and discover a waterway that shaped our nation. Stretching more than 500 miles across the full expanse of upstate New York, the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor encompasses New York's canal system and the communities that grew along its shores.
Immerse yourself in the sites and stories that make the Erie Canalway a national treasure. You’ll discover a place where bold ideas, a can-do spirit, and innovation are still at work preserving our past and shaping our future.
New York State Office of Parks
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP) is a state agency within the New York State Executive Department charged with the operation of state parks and historic sites within the U.S. state of New York. As of 2014, the NYS OPRHP manages nearly 335,000 acres (523 sq mi; 1,360 km2) of public lands and facilities, including 180 state parks and 35 historic sites, that are visited by over 62 million visitors each year.
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation administers 178 state parks, 35 state historic sites and 19 heritage areas.
Wayne County Tourism
Discover Wayne County
Boat, Fish and Swim in Lake Ontario.
Explore the Erie Canal, Quaint Villages and Spectacular Scenic Beauty.
Welcome to Wayne County New York ! We are located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario between the cities of Rochester and Syracuse in the northern Finger Lakes Region.The Seaway Trail (a national scenic byway) and the Historic Erie Canal wind through our rural county providing the visitor with a wide variety of events, attractions and endless activities. Catch a trophy fish from the lake, one of our 4 bays or the canal. Explore our rich history with a visit to one of our many museums. Pick fresh fruit right from the trees in our famous orchards. Spend a day on our antique trail finding that perfect treasure. End your day with a stay at one of our award winning Bed & Breakfasts.
Reagan's Finger Lakes Canoe & Kayak Livery specializes in Finger Lakes Canoe Rentals and Finger Lakes Kayak Rentals on Keuka Lake, Seneca Lake, Cayuga Lake, Canandaigua Lake, Waneta Lake, Lamoka Lake.
We have rented canoes, kayaks and stand up paddle boards to literally thousands of people over the years, so many of you know us. For those of you who are new to canoeing and kayaking in the Finger Lakes region, let us start out by saying we have the largest Canoe, Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board Rental fleet in the Finger Lakes area with several models of both Old Town and Ocean Kayaks to choose from. So if you're going out for the day or a trip lasting several days, we have a canoe or kayak that will fit your needs.