Kayak through Schenectady

Schenectady County Historical Society
See, smell, and feel the Mohawk River with us
at Kayak Through History
Explore Schenectady from the Mohawk River! At Kayak Through History this summer, we’ll paddle our way upstream from The Waters Edge Lighthouse and back, passing under railroad bridges and around wild islands. The paddling will be done by you, and the learning will come from an SCHS guide, who will discuss the history of the river and its surroundings. Tours may also feature a guest expert in invasive species, birds, and river ecology.

Kayaks are provided by Down by the River Kayak Rentals, thanks to a very generous grant from the Erie Canalway Heritage Corridor.

Tickets are $12 and include a kayak rental. Advance registration is required at schenectadyhistorical.org/programs.

Kayak Through History is offered on the following dates:

Thursday, June 6 at 6pm
Saturday, June 8 at 10am
Thursday, June 13 at 6pm
Saturday, June 15 at 10am
Wednesday, July 10 at 6pm
Wednesday, Aug 7 at 6pm
Saturday, Sept 28 at 10am

Register Now!
Schenectady County Historical Society
Mabee Farm Historic Site
1100 Main Street
Rotterdam Junction, NY 12150
(518) 887-5073
Museum & Library
32 Washington Ave
Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 374-026
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