Houghton, New York (NY) Trails & Maps

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  • Allegheny National Forest - Heart's Content XC Ski Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 8.3 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    This trail is not groomed. The three loops are suitable for beginners. The trail is marked with blue diamonds. Check out the short 1.2 mile Hearts Content Interpretive Trail which offers a scenic hike through an old growth forest of beech, hemlock ...
  • Allegheny National Forest - Twin Lakes Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 16.6 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Grass

    This trail passes through a variety of pleasing landscapes. The area near Crane Run is especially scenic. The trail is marked with white diamonds. The skill level of this trail is rated more difficult. The Twin Lakes Trail ends at the North ...
  • Allegheny River Valley Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 5.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    If you find yourself in Allegany or Olean, New York, with a half hour to spare, this loop trail makes for a very enjoyable bike ride. Better yet, strap on your inline skates and do a lap or two with the other skaters, bicyclists, walkers, baby-jogger ...
  • Blaisdell-Emery Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 3.8 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Blaisdell-Emery Trail follows an abandoned railroad bed between South Bradford and the borough of Lewis Run. This scenic trail parallels Tunungant Creek (locally called Tuna Creek) for part of the way and offers a nice quiet stroll or bike ...
  • Clarence Pathways

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 16.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Four trails make up the Clarence Pathways trail system: the 3.5-mile West Shore Trail, 4.8-mile Newstead Bike Path, 6.1-mile Clarence Bike Trail and 2.3-mile Peanut Line Trail. The trails radiate around the Buffalo suburbs of Clarence, Akron ...
  • Ellicott Creek Trailway

    State: NY
    Length: 6.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Ellicott Creek Trailway is an asphalt path used for biking, walking, running, and rollerblading. This multiuse pathway travels along Ellicott Creek—a 47-mile waterway that flows from Bennington to the Niagara River. Located in Amherst, it also ...
  • Erie Attica Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Boardwalk, Crushed Stone

    The Erie Attica Trail lies in the Finger Lakes region of New York along the former railroad for which it's named. A glimpse of this past can be seen in the beautiful truss bridge that spans 220 feet across the Genesee River. The wooded rail-trail ...
  • Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor

    State: NY
    Length: 365 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel

    The Erie Canalway Trail runs 365 miles, from Buffalo in the west to Albany in the east, linking other cities of Rochester, Syracuse, Rome, Utica, and Schenectady. As of August 2011, about 75% of the trail is complete with a few remaining gaps ...
  • Erie Canalway Trail: Buffalo to Tonawanda (Riverwalk)

    State: NY
    Length: 13.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Erie Canalway Trail runs 365 miles, from Buffalo in the west to Albany in the east, linking other cities of Rochester, Syracuse, Rome, Utica, and Schenectady. Most of the trail is complete with a few remaining gaps. The trail is mostly level, ...
  • Genesee Valley Greenway

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 68.8 miles
    Surface: Cinder, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    The Genesee Valley Greenway rolls through towns and countless landscapes from Rochester south to Cuba, New York. The greenway is a work in progress, but there is a long, continuous segment (37 miles) between Rochester and Sonyea that provides ...
  • Groveland Secondary Trail (York to Alexander)

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 20 miles
    Surface: Ballast

    The Groveland Secondary Trail follows a portion of abandoned right-of-way of the old Groveland Branch of the Erie Lackawanna between York and Alexander. The York terminus begins just east of Main Street (SR 36) along Genesee Street (SR 63) by ...
  • Lancaster Heritage Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Lancaster Heritage Trail offers scenic views as it traverses the wooded Lancaster countryside. At each end, kiosks provide a brief history of the trail, which was built on a portion of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western railroad bed dating ...
  • Lehigh Memory Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 0.71 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Just east of Buffalo, New York, lies the Lehigh Memory Trail in the Village of Williamsville. The pathway is a short paved trail that runs through the heart of the village. The trail can get crowded with rollerbladers, so stay alert on the weekends. On ...
  • Lehigh Valley Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 15.8 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Cinder, Dirt, Grass

    The Lehigh Valley Trail is part of a developing system of rail-trails in western New York. The segment from Victor to Rush offers nearly 16 miles of serene wooded and rural areas. Plus, it is literally expanding horizons for trail enthusiasts. ...
  • Lehigh Valley Trail - North Branch

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 14.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The North Branch of the Lehigh Valley Trail connects the campuses of the University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology. The trail’s northern terminus is where the Erie Canal Heritage Trail connects to the university’s parking ...
  • Marilla Bridges Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Marilla Bridges Trail provides a 1-mile loop around Marilla Reservoir in Bradford, not far from the Pennsylvania/New York border. The fine-crushed limestone trail offers a scenic trek through the pine forest surrounding the lake, where you ...
  • North Link Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 9.3 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The North Link Trail is a 9 mile section of rail-trail which is just one part of an 85-mile loop that winds through the forested hills and valleys of this state forest. Known as the Susquehannock Trail System, it was created by joining together ...
  • Ongiara Trail System

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass

    Whirlpool State Park has two levels--the upper, or street level has many overlooks with spectacular views of the swirling waters of the rapids, the whirlpool and the Niagara River Escarpment. Visitors picnic and children use the playground at ...
  • Pat McGee Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 12.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Grass

    Make way for diversity on the Pat McGee Trail. This 12.1-mile path boasts a diverse array of plant and animal life, with more than 150 species of bird. A variety of users, including snowmobilers and equestrians, can be seen. The trail even crosses ...
  • Seneca Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 6.1 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    Once used by the Seneca indians, this trail traverses glacial formations, open fields, farmland, wooded wetlands and the Auburn Trail. The degree of difficulty varies from flat and easy to steep and hilly. The trail can be wet and muddy in some ...
  • Shawmut Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Shawmut Trail begins in the southwest corner of the small, charming community of Smethport and continues southwest out of town along Marvin Creek. Along the way, views are a mix of woodlands, meadows, and farm fields. A good place to ...
  • Susquehannock Trail System

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 30 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    Located in scenic Potter and Clinton Counties, the Susquehannock Hiking Trail is an 85-mile amalgamation of old Civilian Conservation Corps fire trails, logging roads and railroad grades through the Susquehannock State Forest. Isolated and pristine, ...
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