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Question How deep is the Canal System?

Answer The New York State Canal Corporation strives to maintain channel depth at published levels. However, published levels are subject to change without prior notice. Boaters should check the official web site of the New York State Canal Corporation (see the link below), or call 1 - 800 - 4CANAL4, for any published changes. Published depths are as follows: Erie Canal: 12 – 14 feet (3.65 - 4.26 meters) Oswego Canal: 12 – 14 feet (3.65 - 4.26 meters) Champlain Canal: 12 – 14 feet (3.65 - 4.26 meters) Cayuga Seneca Canal: 12 – 14 feet (3.65 - 4.26 meters)

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Canal System Statistics

Canal System milage, lock dimensions, bridge clearances and channel depths
URL: http://www.canals.ny.gov/about/about.html#stats

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