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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Waterford

June 12, 2023

Mariners are advised that the Waterford Visitor Center, in Waterford, is closed to the public, due to unexpected maintenance repairs until further notice. Docks are still available on a first come, first serve basis.

Boaters should plan itineraries accordingly. Updates will follow.

A chart covering the affected area can be found at

Features along the eastern portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage

The Canal Corporation urges all users and stakeholders to register to receive updates through the Notice to Mariners notification program by clicking here.

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