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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Albion

June 8, 2023


Mariners are advised that the Albion Strawberry Festival, in the Village of Albion, will hold a turtle race in the Canal on Saturday, June 10th, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The event will start at Main Street and continue east to Ingersoll Street. Floats will be set in the Canal to mark the course with a Fire Rescue Boat and kayaks positioned along the course.

Boaters may be delayed for a short period of time during the race and should plan their itineraries accordingly.

Information about the festival can be found at:

A chart showing the affected area can be found at

Features along the western portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at

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In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation’s Emergency Call Center at 833-538-1042.