Lyons Attractions

Central Park Area: Bandstand, Fountains, Benches, Info Kiosk

Wayne County Capitol Building (1856)

Historic Architecture District: (1830-1890) Broad/ Water Street

Historic Hotchkiss Peppermint Oil Museum: 1841 (315-946-4596)
(Fri/Sat tours – July/August or by appt)

Historic Enlarged Erie Canal (1841)Mud Creek/ Ganargua Creek

Aquaduct Ruins (.3 mile West/ Abbey Park)

Historic Wayne County Jail Museum: 1856 (315-946-4943)
(Weekday tours)

Historic Restored Ohmann Theatre: 1915 (315-946-4604)
(Evening shows & tours on request)

Six (6) properties in Lyons on NYS & National Historic Register


Lyons Community Center: 315-946-6202 Physical Fitness/ Recreational/ Social Center (9 Manhatten St)

Walk & Hike: Trail of Hope– 1/2 mile nature trail, handicapped accessible (near Community Center)

Local History Mural Walk (9 murals ) William St, Geneva St, Canal Street,

Hotchkiss Peppermint Oil Museum Area

Historic Erie Canalway Walk– Historic photos & Signage-1/2 mile canalside walk- dock to Abbey Park

Historic Village of Lyons Trail

& Wegman’s Passport Book I, Trail # 16 (1.5 miles)


NYS Bike Trail # 5: Trailheads (Abbey Park & Lock 28A Drydock)

Wayne County Bike Trails B & C

NYS Cycle the Erie Route

Sodus Point Lighthouse: 10 miles

Cobblestone/Canal Bike Trail (9 miles) (Start: Abbey Park or Social Services parking Lot)


WEST: 1929 Historic Steam Powered Dipper Dredge 3
(in drydock 2 miles west of Lock 27)

1850 Enlarged Double Chambered Lock E 56
(2 miles west of Lock E 27)

EAST: 1825 Clinton’s Ditch : 3 miles of open original ditch
(2 miles east on Canal Street)

Clinton’s Ditch Lock D 65 (1825) 4 miles east/ Rt. 31

Enlarged Erie Canal Lock E 54 (1850) 4 miles East on Rt. 31