Finger Lakes tour - ride #1 - Syracuse to Moravia

Syracuse to Moravia, 50 miles. Departing Syracuse, we’ll quickly encounter the beautiful Onondaga Lake, sporting a shoreline bike path that will lead us out of the city and westward toward the quaint town of Skaneateles. Later in the day, we’ll ride our first portion of the Erie Canal towpath trail near Camillus. There’s a great lunch spot on the shore of Skaneateles Lake, a bona fide Finger Lake. For many years, Skaneateles Lake was the water supply for the city of Syracuse, known as one of the purest water sources in the world. After lunch, we’ll head along the west shore of the lake, climbing gradually and then enjoying a steep descent into the town of Moravia, where we’ll spend the night at Fillmore Glen State Park, named for U.S. President Millard Fillmore.

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87.263 km / 54.223 mi

Total Distance

966 m / 3,169 ft

Total Ascent

868 m / 2,848 ft

Total Descent

558 m / 1,830 ft

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