Saratoga Springs, New York (NY) Trails & Maps

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  • Ashuwillticook Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MA
    Length: 11.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Nestled in the Hoosic River Valley, between Mount Greylock and the Hoosac Mountains in Berkshire County, the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail takes its name from a Native American word meaning "the pleasant river between the hills." Gorgeous views ...
  • Ballston Spa Walking Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Ballston Spa Walking Trail spans 0.5 mile between Front Street and Prospect Street on what was once a railroad bed.
  • Ballston Veterans Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This asphalt trail is the legacy of an inter-urban trolley system operated by Schenectady Railway Company (SRC) in the early 1900s. To attract visitors on weekends, SRC built an amusement park at Ballston Lake with a beachfront, some baseball ...
  • Black Bridge Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 2.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Just north of Albany, the Black Bridge Trail connects the communities of Waterford, Cohoes, and Green Island in eastern New York. The trail was completed in 2011 and its centerpiece was the rehabilitation of the former Delaware & Hudson Railroad ...
  • Bog Meadow Brook Nature Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt

    This out-and-back rail-trail's beautiful natural setting and informative signage invite visitors to appreciate the importance of wetland habitats. Located just east of downtown Saratoga Springs, the trail allows you to observe and learn about ...
  • Champlain Canalway Trail: Glens Falls Feeder Canal Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 9 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Glens Falls Feeder Canal Trail begins at the Feeder Dam in Glens Falls and follows the Hudson River through town to the Champlain Canal, then turns south toward Fort Edward. The 8-mile trail follows a portion of one of New York's few remaining ...
  • Champlain Canalway Trail: Saratoga

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

    The Saratoga segment of the 71-mile Champlain Canalway Trail includes three disconnected segments near the Hudson River, from Stillwater Township to the town of Saratoga. The longest section is under 1 mile and goes through Saratoga National ...
  • Champlain Canalway Trail: Schuylerville

    State: NY
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Schuylerville segment of the 71-mile Champlain Canalway Trail rail runs between Schuyler House, past Lock 5 of the canal and does a loop around the island (Hudson Crossing Park). As of 2011, only about 17 miles of the Champlain Canalway ...
  • Delaware and Hudson Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY, VT
    Length: 23.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Cinder, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    The Delaware & Hudson Rail-Trail quietly rambles over the rolling hills and farmland of western Vermont along the state’s border with New York, dipping into its western neighbor at the community of Granville. It traces an old Delaware & Hudson ...
  • East Branch Trail (VT)

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 5.1 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The East Branch Trail is a 5-mile ungroomed, backcountry pathway built on a former logging railroad bed in southern Vermont's Windham County. The remote, heavily wooded trail lies just north of the Searsburg Reservoir and Deerfield River in ...
  • 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: Little Falls to Albany (Mohawk-Hudson Bikeway)

    State: NY
    Length: 39 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Gravel

    NOTE: September 2011: A segment of the trail in the Fort Hunter area in eastern New York is closed until further notice because of the effects of flooding from tropical storm Irene. The adjacent roadway, Route 5S, is also closed. Long distance ...
  • Fonda, Johnstown & Gloversville Rail Trail (FJ & G Rail Trail)

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 10.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Fonda, Johnstown & Gloversville Rail-Trail (FJ&G) has one main section and one shorter section. The main segment runs for nearly 8 miles between Union Avenue in Johnstown and the intersection of Green Road and County Road 154 (Dennie's Crossing). ...
  • Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail (aka Albany County Rail Trail)

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 4.9 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Gravel

    More than half of the planned 9-mile Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail, formerly known as the Albany County Rail Trail, is now open. Although currently only pedestrians are permitted to use the trail, additional upgrades will eventually allow bicycles. The ...
  • Hoosick River Greenway

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface:

    The Hoosick River Greenway is a joint development effort between the Village of Hoosick Falls and the Hoosick River Watershed Association. The Village purchased 2.5 miles of abandoned railroad corridor in 2009 running beside the river. The Greenway ...
  • Lake Placid to Saranac Lake Bike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 8.6 miles
    Surface:

    The Adirondack North Country Association has successfully applied for $796,575 in Transportation Enhancements Program funds to build a 9.1 mile bicycle and pedestrian trail that will link the communities of Lake Placid and Saranac Lake through ...
  • Lye Brook Falls Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 2.2 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The heavily wooded Lye Brook Falls Trail runs for 2 miles through the Lye Brook Wilderness of the Green Mountain National Forest near Manchester. The blue-blazed hiking trail follows the bed of a former logging railroad up a gradual slope paralleling ...
  • Railroad Run

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Railroad Run trail runs for just a half mile between West Circular Street and Congress Avenue in Saratoga Springs. The trail is part of a growing network throughout the town and county. There are plans to extend the trail south to West Avenue ...
  • Spring Run Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Currently, the 1-mile Spring Run Trail extends between East Street just south of Excelsior Avenue and I-87, or the Northway, near Exit 15. Eventually, the trail will begin in Congress Park and run along city streets through High Rock Park to ...
  • Uncle Sam Bikeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 3.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Inland and east of the Hudson River, the Uncle Sam Bike Trail (also called the Uncle Sam Trail or Uncle Sam Bikeway) largely serves as a trail for residents of Troy. If, however, you are traveling in the area and want to stretch your legs, this ...
  • Valley Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The scenic Valley Trail currently runs nearly a mile through West Dover in southern Vermont on the outskirts of the Green Mountain National Forest. Plans call for continuing the trail further north to the Mount Snow Ski Area and south to Wilmington, ...
  • Warren County Bikeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 10 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This trail is as smart as it is pretty. Signs that detail the area's history and appealing destinations accompany a scenic ride from Glens Falls into the resort town of Lake George, New York. Traveling by bicycle in either direction, you can ...
  • West River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VT
    Length: 16 miles
    Surface: Gravel, Sand

    Following the floodplain of the West River Valley, the 16-mile West River Trail (a.k.a. Railroad Bed Trail) appeals to a wide range of trail users. The rail-trail has a nearly level surface, ideal for walkers, cyclists and equestrians, while ...
  • Zim Smith Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NY
    Length: 7.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt

    Considered "the backbone" of an emerging network of trails in Saratoga County, the Zim Smith Trail, sometimes called the Zim Smith Mid-County Trail, connects the towns of Halfmoon, Round Lake Village, Clifton Park, Malta and Ballston Spa. The ...
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