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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Champlain Canal – Fort Miller

July 28, 2023

Mariners are advised that a paddle craft event will take place on the Champlain Canal on Sunday, July 30th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will start at the Route 4 Rest Stop, ½ mile north of Champlain Canal Lock C-6 in Fort Miller, proceed through Lock C-5 in Northumberland, and finish at Alfred Z. Solomon Launch at Hudson Crossing Park in Schuylerville.

Boaters should reduce speed, stop all forward motion and proceed at a "No Wake" speed when transiting the event and under no circumstances shall any vessel exceed 5 MPH.                                        

Law enforcement will be present.

More details about the event can be found at

Paddle the Canals: Champlain 200! - RESCHEDULED TO 7/30 Registration, Sun, Jul 30, 2023 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite

Charts showing the affected areas can be found at and

Features on the Champlain Canal are listed by mileage at

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.