Mohawk is a town in Central New York State.
Mohawk is a small town of around 2,500 residents located on the Mohawk River.
The easiest way to access Mohawk is by car. Mohawk is located directly off of Exit 30 of the New York State Thruway (I-90). Once through the toll boths take a left at the light and go straight, which will take you directly onto main street.
The nearest Amtrak station is about 15 miles away in Utica, NY. There are no public transportation offerings from the station to Mohawk, so if traveling by train make sure to either arrange for a ride prior to departure, or call ahead for a taxi. From Utica there are daily arrivals and departures to New York City, Boston, Toronto, Albany, and other Northeastern locales.
Mohawk is located on the New York State Canal Trail, making it easy for bikers who are traveling along the canal to stop in Mohawk. From the trail take a left upon reaching the MOVAC Ambulance Service garage onto NYS Route 5-S and take a left onto Main Street.
The nearest airports are Hancock International Airport in Syracuse and Albany International Airport in Albany. Both of these airports offer flights to destinations throughout the country including New York City, Chicago, Charlotte, Cleveland, and Las Vegas.
Mohawk is small enough so that the easiest way to explore it is on foot.
Traffic in Mohawk is relatively light, making it an ideal community to bike through. It is also connected directly to the NYS Canal Trail, making it easy to go for a ride along the canal and to other communities beyond, including Herkimer and Little Falls. Be advised though that the trail is not yet complete and only goes in an Eastern direction, meaning that in order to bike further west, especially to Utica, will require riding on the roads.
F.E. Spinner Mansion F.E. Spinner was the Secretary of the Treasury under Abraham Lincoln and lived in a large mansion on Main Street in Mohawk. The mansion still stands and is located on East Main Street a block down from the intersection of Columbia and Main Streets.
Weller Park A large park in the middle of the village that serves as a community meeting area and a potential picnic spot. It is located off of Main Street two blocks west of the intersection of Columbia and Main Streets.
Weller Library The village has a library that hosts a museum of local history and is located at the north end of Weller Park.
Side Street A sports bar located on South Otsego Street that serves local brews such as Utica Club and Saranac.