Area Attractions and Features

Erie Canal Heritage Corridor

Historical & Cultural Attractions

The Village of Canajoharie is located in the Mohawk Valley State Heritage Corridor. It is accessible by 3 major roadways and numerous historical, cultural and entertainment attractions are close by as well as recreational areas for hiking, boating, camping and other outdoor activities.

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Erie Canal

The Erie Canal runs 363 miles from where Albany meets the Hudson River to where Buffalo meets Lake Erie and passes right through scenic Canajoharie, NY.

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Arkell Museum​

The Arkell Museum in Canajoharie, NY houses painting collections from 19th and 20th century artists as well as historical collections of the Mohawk Valley and the Beech-Nut Packing Company. 

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Canajoharie Historic District

Most of the Village is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Historic District includes the Van Alstyne House, Bradgon-Lipe House, the West Hill School and the U.S. Post Office.

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Stone Arabia Churches

The Stone Arabia churches are a pair of 18th-century churches on the National Register of Historic Places. The Dutch Reformed Church, 1788, and the Trinity Lutheran Church, 1792.  (located just 6 min North on Rt.10)

Outdoor & Recreational Attractions

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Canajoharie Historic District

A public waterfront park and marina accommodate boaters during the spring and summer season where Canajoharie Creek meets the Mohawk River downstream.

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Wintergreen Park

The breathtaking Wintergreen Park showcases a natural water feature, the Boiling Pot, and a gorge within one mile south of the site that is popular with outfoor and hiking enthusiasts.

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Canajoharie Falls

Canajoharie Falls is a beautiful waterfall located on the Canajoharie Creek south of Canajoharie, New York. Complete with a viewing platform for taking in the sights and the famous “Pot that Washes Itself”.

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Erie Canal Bike Path​

The Erie Canal Bikeway is a 400-mile bike path that
follows along the Mohawk River Valley connecting the towns and villages from Buffalo to Albany.

Entertainment & Shopping

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Downtown Canajoharie

Historic Downtown Canajoharie is full of small shops and restaurants for you to explore. The village is very walkable and has something for everyone.

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Nearby Diamond Mines

There are several location to make your fortune with “diamonds”.  Mine for “Herkimer Diamonds”, special quartz crystals with a diamond-like shape. Fun for the whole family.

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Cooperstown

Cooperstown is a short drive from Canajoharie and is home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Glimmerglass State Park and the Glimmerglass Opera.

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Beekman 1802

Located in Sharon Springs just 15 minutes away is the Beekman 1802 Mercantile, the original store, and farm location for the well-known brand.

Additional Resources

Additional area attractions and information can be found at these resources below.

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