This rustic unpaved trail, just over three miles in length, runs along a route formerly used by the New York, Ontario, & Western Railway's Main Line through Parksville in Sullivan County, NY. The trail is identified on some web-based interactive map programs (e.g., yahoo and mapquest) as "Old Railroad Grade."
Plans call for extending the Parksville Rail Trail south to the Village of Liberty, NY, at some point in the near future. However, construction is not yet under way nor has funding been allocated.
Please stop by charming downtown Parksville during your visit to our area. We especially welcome equestrian trail users visiting from areas near or far from Sullivan County.
Parking and Trail Access
Users may access this trail from either Main Street or Fox Mountain Road in Parksville.
Destined for Destruction?
"The Parksville Rail Trail’s primary trailhead is located on Main Street, one block west of NY State Route 17 at Exit 98 in Parksville, NY. NY State Route 17, also referred to as the Quickway, will soon become Interstate Route 86. The current roadway ...