Blueway Trail keeps floating toward reality with grant

By Kelsey O’Connor
The Ithaca Voice

ITHACA – A multi-county project to create a water trail on Cayuga Lake is one step closer to fruition.

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The Cayuga Lake Blueway Trail, first drafted in 2013, is a project to establish launch sites at a number of spots around Cayuga Lake through Tompkins, Seneca and Cayuga counties. At least six of the sites will be in Tompkins County. The water trail is meant to make the lake more accessible for people wanting to explore the the lake on non-motorized watercraft. Earlier this month, Tompkins County legislators voted to accept a grant of $101,245 from the New York State Department of State Local Waterfront Revitalization Program for the trail.

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