Wescott Beach State Park Trail

Up the hill on the plateau   Info: Directions/Location: Take Route 3, if coming from Watertown go past Sackets Harbor and watch for the entrance a few miles past Sackets Harbor, it is on the left across from the park. Get Google Map Directions here or use map below. Left-Click…

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Philadelphia Recreation Trail & Park

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Info: This is a very short trail, but nice if you want a short walk or bike ride, some of it along the Indian River. Near the parking area is a pavilion and also a large covered building with benches and picnic tables, and now…

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Lakeview Wildlife Management Area Trails

Part of Largest Fresh Water Barrier Beach System in NY ” 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: Part of the largest fresh water barrier beach system in New York State. Two viewing towers, two dune walk-over areas, white sands, Lots of diversity, not far from the Black Pond Trail. Once…

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Adams Center Health & Wellness Walking Trail

Benches, Art Sculptures, Serene Walking Trail Info: A $2,000 ‘Steps To A Healthier NY’ grant helped fund part of the project. Deemed as “a place of solitude and quiet.” Directions/Location: Beside and behind the Kripalu Yoga Center in Adams Center 14029 Route 11, P.O. Box 224, Adams Center, New York…

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Black Pond Trails

White Sand Dunes in the North Country ” 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: 526 acres, upland, wetland, nature trails (elevated for most of the way – unique), parking lot, birdwatching, hunting and trapping. Site of protected eroding sand dunes. Also see Lakeview Wildlife management area trails. Trail Review: *From…

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Factory Square Park/Trail

Very short trail along the Black River in Watertown ” 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: City park, provides a nice view of the a calmer part of the Black River. Very short trail, easy walking but some steps if you go down the stairs. See trail map below. Directions/Location:…

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Whitewater Park & Trail

Very short trail in Watertown, but great view of the Black River and whitewater rafting ” 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: City park, provides a great view of the Black River. A favorite place of whitewater rafters and kayakers is right beside the park, so watch for them and you’ll…

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Marble Street Park/Trail

Short Steep Trail Down to the Black River in Watertown ” 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: City park, after you park go toward the Black River and you will find the foot bridge, after you pass over it you will find the trail, a fairly steep trail leading down…

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Deferiet / Riverfront Trail

Near Deferiet, good trail along the Black River but no other info on it ” 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: I have no information on this but it seems to be a public trail, there are trail signs along it and a number of people use it. If you…

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Long Falls Hydroelectric Project Recreation Area

Island Park and Short Trail in Carthage ” 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: A little hard to find, but interesting when you do. This is built on an island that was created when a canal system was made in Carthage many years ago. There is a small trail, picnic areas,…

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