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This trail starts in the Village of Lewiston off Mohawk Street just North of Center Street. Park at Kiwanis Park in the Village. Trail goes North and follows the Niagara Scenic Parkway to Pletcher Road, approximately 3 miles. Go West on Pletcher Road or enter Joseph Davis State Park. Travel about 8 tenths of a mile until you reach Route 18F. Turn North on 18F and travel another 6 miles to Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown. Trail is black top until you reach the Village of Youngstown, then the trail is concrete sidewalk through the Village. This trail has no elevation change. You can also travel from the Village of Lewiston, starting at the Red Brick Schoolhouse on Third Street (18F) and travel North on Lower River Road all the way to Fort Niagara. This is a blacktop trail along the Niagara River.
Exit Niagara Scenic Parkway Route 104 at Lewiston, New York. Travel West into the Village of Lewiston. Make a right turn on 8th Street then turn right on Oxbow Lane. Oxbow lane ends at Kiwanis Park. Park here. Trail is at the East end of the Kiwanis Park. You also can park at Fort Niagara State Park in Youngstown and travel South towards Lewiston. Parking is also available at Joseph Davis State Park about halfway between Lewiston and Youngstown. Pletcher Road ends at 18F and there is a newly created park across from Stella Niagara Complex. This park is being developed by the Western New York Conservancy and has trails that will take you right to the Niagara River. This park will also include a kayak/canoe launch. Joseph Davis State Park has a few lakes, picnic tables, and a fishing dock on the Niagara River. It also has a disc gold course. Fort Niagara State Park has a swimming pool, picnic tables, shelters, soccer fields and a boat/fishing dock. On a clear day you can see Toronto, Canada thirty miles across Lake Ontario.
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