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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Carthage 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: Said to be part of a community effort to build a trail system. Directions/Location: Find State Street in Carthage and head out of the village. Look for the Carthage park on the left (almost across from the Church of the Nazarene) and drive…

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Great Bend 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: Part of this is the same railroad bed that the Black River trail system is built on, you can go from Great Bend to Watertown on the trails and vice versa. There are a few grinder wheels and pieces of ruins near the…

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Chaumont Barrens

Jefferson County’s Hidden Ecological Treasure ” 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″] *Website about Chaumont Barrens from Nature.org Info: I don’t normally list trails that don’t allow bikes or pets but this one is rather unique. An Alvar landscape preserve, formed by glaciers 10,000 years ago or more. Be careful where…

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Lyme Lane

Chaumont, behind the school ” 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 is was made by the class of 2000 of Lyme Central School. Directions: State Route 12E to Chaumont, then to Church Street and go past the school a bit, look for the trail entrance on the left,…

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Rivergate Trail/Sissy Danforth Trail

Long Railroad Bed trail, Philadelphia/Clayton/Redwood ” 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: Old railroad bed trail built on the old New York Central line.  The trail is around 30 miles overall, forks go to Philadelphia, Clayton, and Redwood.  For mileage charts see the Rivergate Wheelers chart and map and for history of…

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Thompson Park Trails, Olmstead Trails

On and Around Thompson Park Hill 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: The Olmstead Trail is a nice route for mountain bikers, hikers, and nature lovers. There’s a little something for everyone – hills, valleys, open spaces, wooded areas, benches for resting, ruins of the old ski…

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Minna Anthony Common Nature Center Trails

Right in Wellesley Island State Park ” 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 area the trail is a part of is part of a 600 acre wildlife sanctuary. There is no charge for using the trails, but it is in the Wellesley Island State Park so park entry fees…

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