The Erie Canal is a major component of the New York State Canal System and has operated continuously every navigation season since 1825.
The 524-mile inland water route ascends 571 feet from Waterford to Buffalo. It connects 16 counties; over 200 cities, towns and villages; two Great Lakes; numerous inland lakes; and New York City, Canada and the rest of the world.
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