Historic Lock, Port Byron

Empire State Bicycle Route

Savannah to Port Byron
  • 10 miles
  • 3 to 5 hours
  • 1 hour
  • Paved

Trail Overview

The 10-mile Empire State Trail section from Savannah to Port Byron is an on-road bicycle route designated on the shoulders of Route 31, a 55-mph state roadway. The on-road sections are appropriate only for experienced long-distance bicyclists, comfortable riding next to vehicle traffic. The bicycle route travels past farmlands and scenic rural areas, including a long section through the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge. This Empire State Trail section is not recommended for casual bicycle riders or hikers. The on-road section ends at Schasel Park, on the east side of Port Byron (the route east of here is an off-road trail). Visitor services are available in Savannah and Port Byron.

Cycling Directions

Cue sheets provide step by step navigation instructions for cycling the trail in both directions.

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Upcoming Trail Weather
Wind: 11 mph SE
Humidity: 98%
Feels like: 55°F
Trail Elevation



B&B & Country Inns & Farm Stays

Barristers Bed & Breakfast

1860 Colonial Revival home in the Historic District of Seneca Falls. The Inn is within walking distance of the Women’s Rights National Park and the It’s a Wonderful Life Museum. It’s the perfect place to stay in Victorian splendor while you take in the many wineries, cheese farms, craft beverages or the museums.

Hubbell House B & B

On VanCleef Lake in historic district. Breakfast, A/C. Nearby to museums and historic sites, private dock. Within a five mile radius of the Cayuga-Seneca Canal.

Old Duck Inn Bed and Breakfast

1840 Farmhouse on 100 acres on the Clyde River. Two bedrooms, hearty breakfasts, spacious sitting area, WiFi. Relaxing outside patio and front porch. Paths offer access to the river, woods, meadows and wetlands where wildlife abounds.

VanCleef Homestead B&B

1825 Federal style two-story home. Enjoy a full family-style breakfast served daily in our dining room. In-ground pool, A/C, walking distance to antiques, art galleries, museums and restaurants. Located within a five mile radius of the Cayuga-Seneca Canal, near Lock CS2 and 3.

Hotels/Motels & Resorts

Gould Hotel

The Gould Hotel in Seneca Falls builds upon the building's rich history of social importance in the Finger Lakes Region with a unique and fresh feel. This modern boutique hotel and its exceptional restaurant have again become a vibrant social center and premier destination for guests in the quaint village of Seneca Falls.

The Gould Hotel features revitalized architecture, contemporary cuisine, and all the modern amenities one would expect from a four star hotel.

Whether you seek to celebrate your next event in our elegant banquet room, gather for a stress-free meeting, relax in one of our guestrooms, or simply enjoy fresh and delicious food in our restaurant, The Gould Hotel is your perfect destination. For business or pleasure, the staff at The Gould Hotel is fully prepared to meet all of your needs and expectations. We hope you'll join us for a truly memorable experience.

Hampton Inn - Seneca Falls

Hampton Inn® Seneca Falls is located right off New York State Thruway 90 in the heart of wine country. Our Finger Lakes hotel is just minutes from the quaint village of Seneca Falls. Enjoy wine tastings, tour the women's history museum or see the inspiration for Bedford Falls from the iconic film 'It's a Wonderful Life,' during your stay.

Microtel Inns & Suites by Wyndham

Microtel Inns & Suites by Wyndham in Seneca Falls, NY has a restaurant adjacent to motel, complimentary breakfast, a 24-hr front desk, queen beds, and data port telephones. The hotel is within a five-mile radius of the Cayuga-Seneca Canal, near Lock CS2 and 3.

Cabin/Cottage & Vacation Rentals

3's A Charm Carriage House

Tucked away near the water, 3 Trinity Lane Carriage House overlooks Van Cleef Lake and Trinity Chapel. A great place to land after a day of fun.