The Palmyra-Macedon Aqueduct Park, or the Pal-Mac Aqueduct Park for
short, is a county park just west of historic Palmyra, New York that
features remnants from the days of yore of the heyday of the Erie
Canal. The main features of the park is a spillway that is still used to
moderate the nearby successor to the Erie Canal, that being the Barge
Canal, as well as the Mud Creek Aqueduct and the historic Aldrich Change
Bridge. The Erie Canalway Trail runs through the park, and along with
the historical and recreational opportunities afforded within the
boundaries of the park, there is a pavilion on site for people to have
|Lock house for the current Erie Canal, in which you may be able to make out some fencing in the distance.
Sources and Links:
Wayne County - Palmyra Aqueduct Park
NYFalls - Palmyra-Macedon Aqueduct Park
The Erie Canal - Aldrich Change Bridge
The Erie Canal - Macedon and Palmyra
Cycle the Erie Canal - Lockport to Lyons
How to Get There:
March 23, 2018: Originally published article to Unlocking New York.
August 20, 2021: Transferred article from Unlocking New York to Gribblenation.