Welcome to Corn Hill Navigation
In 1825, completion of New York State's legendary Erie Canal connected the Hudson River at Albany with Lake Erie at Buffalo, creating the Empire State and opening the interior of the continent to settlement and commerce. A spectacular, heroic feat of engineering, the canal is considered by many to be the eighth wonder of the world.
Corn Hill Navigation is a not-for-profit corporation with a call to action vision to improve and sustain the Erie Canal and adjoining Genesee River for current and future generations through awareness, education and enjoyment.
Our principal activity is the operation of sister ships packet boat replica and historic wooden vessel . These authentic tour boats embark from Pittsford and Rochester, New York, and provide unparalleled opportunities to experience history and enjoy relaxing getaways that showcase the beauty and ingenuity of America's celebrated Erie Canal.