Alex C. Velto Bat Conservation Area Trail

” template=”/home2/oabonny1/public_html/hmienterprises/nnytrails/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]Info: Fifteen acre land area with very short trail created by the Ontario Bays Initiative, used as a foraging area by endangered Indiana bats.  Eagle Ridge Partners who built the accompanying housing development was donated by them and endowed to maintain this area.  Leashed pets are allowed. Directions/Location:…

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Downybrook Trails

Eldrett Bird Conservation Area/Downybrook Nature Reserve ” template=”/home2/oabonny1/public_html/hmienterprises/nnytrails/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Info: This nature trail was created in 1976 by the Eldrett sisters (Helen and Mary) over the span of thirty years and donated in 2015 by the Eldretts to the Ontario Bays Initiative.  It consists of 184 acres of land, with trails,…

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Totman Gulf Trail

Trail Along the Totman Gulf Rim ” template=”/home2/oabonny1/public_html/hmienterprises/nnytrails/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Info: The Totman Gulf Trail (the gorge is named after Calvin Totman, an early settler to the area) is a rim trail along the Totman Gulf gorge, located in the Town of Lorraine.  The gorge is lined with…

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Glen Park Hydroelectric Project Fishing Access Area Trail

” template=”/home2/oabonny1/public_html/hmienterprises/nnytrails/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Info: Short trail that crosses over a dam (might be scary for dogs and small children but it is short) and then continues on a short gravel trail until it takes a left, down a dirt trail to the edge of the Black River.…

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Zenda Farms Preserve and the LoisJean & John MacFarlane Trail

” template=”/home2/oabonny1/public_html/hmienterprises/nnytrails/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Info: The LoisJean & John MacFarlane Trail trail is a short trail opened in 2011 on the historic Zenda Farms site, which includes unique farm buildings and has a community picnic, a community garden, children’s garden and children’s natural play area, and is a wildlife…

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Foster-Blake Woods Nature Trail

” template=”/home2/oabonny1/public_html/hmienterprises/nnytrails/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Info:   Trail through the woods with an overlook at the water’s edge, where there is a bench.  Rough walking/hiking for some people.  Created by TILT (Thousand Islands Land Trust). Directions/Location: From Clayton head west on Route 12E for 3.7 miles, look for parking…

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Venditti Vineyards Trails

Two maintained cross country ski & snowshoeing  trails around the Venditti Vineyards in Theresa ” template=”/home2/oabonny1/public_html/hmienterprises/nnytrails/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Info: These are two newly-made cross country ski & snowshoeing trails at the Venditti Vineyards around the vineyard. Venditti Vineyards is a family friendly vineyard in Theresa, NY.  The trails are free and interested skiers can come…

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Barnes Corners-Rodman (Inman Gulf) Trails

 Tug Hill State Forest, large gorges ” template=”/home2/oabonny1/public_html/hmienterprises/nnytrails/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]Info: These trails are located in the town of Rodman in the Tug Hill Forest, which totals about 12,000 acres. Much of the land was bought for $4 per acre in 1933, when it was abandoned agricultural land. All…

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Felts Mills Recreational Park/Jefferson County Forest Preserve Trails

” template=”/home2/oabonny1/public_html/hmienterprises/nnytrails/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Info: This seems to be still in progress but has a number of trails to walk on, a few dead-end or aren’t well-maintained. Water/stream nearby, pavilion, parking lot, picnic tables.  Trail system and parking lot created from grant given to Jefferson County Soil &…

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Bicentennial Park Trail

” template=”/home2/oabonny1/public_html/hmienterprises/nnytrails/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Info: This begins with a blacktopped trail which turns into a fine graveled trail along the Black River. Great views, benches and viewing areas along the way. But it is built beside the city’s processing plant and there is some smell and noise from…

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