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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Oswego County Recreational 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 trail system is built on the old railroad bed of the New York Ontario & Western Railroad, abandoned in 1957 and has been resurfaced. It is 25-28 miles long but unfortunately Route I-81 splits the trail into two – an East trail…

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Lowville Demonstration Area & Forestry 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: Located on 92 acres at the former Lowville Tree Nursery. The arboretum has more than 300 species of cultivars of trees and shrubs, much wildlife, tours of tree orchards, a fish pond and picnic areas, and an observation tower (old fire tower), marsh,…

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Waterworks Park

Right 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: This is a very short trail but has some nice scenery along the water. Directions: Get on Eastern Boulevard in Watertown and head out toward Black River, but not too far! Before the bridge on the outskirts of the city…

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Kamargo Trail/Poor’s Island Trail

On an Island in Black River Village, Along the Black River ” 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: Built and maintained by Brookfield Power. Ruins of old paper mill near beginning of the trail as well as the old grinding wheels used in the mill (for more pics of the…

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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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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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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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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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