Points of Interest

Below you will find a list of some of Minden’s unique features, landmarks, and parks.


Walt’s Pond

Location: Walts Road, Fort Plain, NY

Phone: N/A

Conservation pond with picnic area and nature trails.


Fort Plain Museum

Location: Upper Canal Street Fort Plain, NY

Phone: (518) 993-2527

Museum with exhibits of local history spanning pre-Revolutionary War to the Erie Canal expansion era. Open Wed. – Sun., May – September.

Visit the Fort Plain Museum Page


Fort Plain Free Library

Location: Willett Street, Fort Plain, NY

Phone: (518) 993-4646

Library and resource center.


Wiles Park

Location: Wiles Park, Village of Ft Plain

Phone: N/A

Picnic area, playground, horeshoes, ball park, and lovely scenery.


Lock #15

Location: Otsquago Club Road, Fort Plain, NY

Phone: (518) 993-4161

Historic double lock of Erie Canal. Minutes from Bike Path.


Lock #16

Location: Mindenville Drive, Fort Plain, NY

Phone: (518) 568-2636

Historic lock still responsible for moving boats in and out of the canal.


Lock #33

Location: Old Dump Road, Fort Plain, NY (off Bridge at St. Johnsville

Phone: N/A

Historic lock still responsible for moving boats in and out of the canal.


Windfall Dutch Barn

Location: 2009 Clinton Road,, Fort Plain, NY

Phone: 518-993-2239

Original Dutch barn structure.


Canalway Trail

Location: Along Mohawk River

Phone: N/A

Bike path / trail known for its scenery.


Fort Plain Fountain

Location: Fort Plain

Phone: N/A

Historic fountain

Also, you may want to check out these other attractions and points of interest nearby:

Canajoharie Library and Art Gallery

Erie Blvd Canajoharie NY

Fort Klock

Route 5 St Johnsville NY

Nellis Tavern

Route 5 St Johnsville

St Johnsville Marina

Bridge St., St Johnsville, NY

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