Life in the Village of Middleport NY on the Erie Canal
December 10, 2013 4:52 pm

Things To Do

What is there to do?

Along the CanalA number of shopping centers are a short 10-15 minutes from the Village in nearby Lockport, Albion, and Medina.

You can see migrating Canada Geese or Bald Eagles at the Iroquois Wildlife Refuge, play at the Middleport Outdoor Playground, run at the 8-lane all-weather track or revisit past at the drive-in movie theater (on Route 31 in Middleport). Adults enjoy the growing number of fine wineries on the Niagara Wine, the closest only two miles from the Village.

What’s Within Walking Distance?

Village Murals

  • Outdoors – Main and State Streets and on the front of the Village Hall Building
  • Indoors – U.S. Post Office on Main Street

Village Parks

  • Margaret Droman Park – North canal bank – picnic pavilion with tables
  • South canal bank – electric, water hook ups, picnic tables, public bathroom and shower facilities
  • Monument Park and Memorial Walkway on the Village Commons
  • Memorial walkway, veterans monument, fire fighters monument
  • Middleport Rotary Park – picnic pavilion, horseshoe courts, meeting facility (behind Scout House on Route 31)

Along the Towpath

  • Boating, fishing, canoeing, walking, running, and bicycling
  • Boat ramp – east of Village on Route 31

Middleport Community Clock

  • Original McClintock clock restored in 2004

Tennis Courts & Running Track

  • Tennis Courts – at Royalon-Hartland Sr. High School grounds Middleport Outdoor Playground at the Royalton-Hartland Middle School on State Street
  • Bruno Pacini Field – Track at the Royalton-Hartland High School on State Street


  • Niagara-Orleans Golf Course, Telegraph Road in Middleport
  • Shel-Ridge Golf Course, Medina

Historic Landmarks

  • Cobblestone Universalist Church, 46-48 Main Street
  • Belva Lockwood Memorial. South of the Village on Griswold Street
  • Main Street Lift Bridge over Erie Canal
  • Thirty-Mile Point Lighthouse, North of the Village on Lake Ontario
  • Asher Freeman Homestead, corner of Freeman and Mountain Roads
  • Philip Freeman House, 106 Telegraph Road

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