Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Baldwinsville to Onondaga Lake
August 5, 2022
Mariners are advised that a paddling event will be taking place on Saturday, August 6th, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Approximately 150 kayaks/canoes will be participating in the event. The course starts at Mercer Memorial Park, continues through Erie Canal Lock E-24 in Baldwinsville, and finishes at Onondaga Lake Park-Willow Bay. Law enforcement will be present.
Mariners should reduce speed, stop all forward motion and proceed at a "No Wake" speed when approaching event participants.
Details about the event can be found at Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor :: Paddle the Water Trail
Charts covering the affected area can be found at https://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e10.png and https://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e11.png
Features along the eastern portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at
In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation Emergency Call Center at: (833) 538-1042.
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