NNY Trails
The Northern NY Trails website covers trail systems in Jefferson County, NY & some surrounding areas of Northern NY.

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The Trails:

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 ...
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Alex C. Velto Bat Conservation Area Trail

Info: Fifteen acre land area with very short trail created by the Ontario Bays Initiative, used as a foraging area ...
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Baker Woods Preserve Trails

Info: This 354 acres was donated to the Indian River Lakes Conservancy, now 590 acres total. Very nicely maintained trail ...
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Beach Mill Trail/Otter Creek Trails

Info: When camping locate your camp 150 feet away from a trail or body of water or road. If you ...
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Bear Trap Creek Bikeway

A short ride along Bear Trap Creek and Route 81, a bit noisy " template="/home/oabonnyc/public_html/hmienterprises.com/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: ...
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Bicentennial Park Trail

Info: This begins with a blacktopped trail which turns into a fine graveled trail along the Black River. Great views, ...
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Black Pond Trails

White Sand Dunes in the North Country, Large Beach Area Info: 526 acres, upland, wetland, nature trails (elevated for most ...
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Black River Trails

On the Old No. 8 Railroad Bed, Black River to Watertown and vice versa Info: Easy walking, no real challenge ...
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Boonville Black River Canal Trail

Along the towpath of the old Black River Canal system Info: There are two trails originating from Boonville. One starts ...
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Calcium Nature Trail

The Calcium Nature Trail has been renamed in 2010 to the Kanik Nature Trail in honor of James R. Kanik, ...
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Carthage Park Trails

Info: Part of a community effort to build a trail system, around the Carthage Park. " template="/home/oabonnyc/public_html/hmienterprises.com/nnytrails/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" ...
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Chateaugay State Forest

Info: 4,014 acres on the edge of the Tug Hill Plateau, multiple trails and sections, primitive camping. Many trail markers ...
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Chaumont Barrens

Jefferson County's Hidden Ecological Treasure *Website about Chaumont Barrens from Nature.org Info: I don't normally list trails that don't allow ...
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Clayton to Philadelphia Trail, Rivergate Continuation – Sissy Danforth Trail

This page has been merged into the Rivergate/Sissy Danforth Trail Page - click here! ...
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Coyote Flats State Forest Trail

553 acres of state land Info: 553 acres of state-owned land. " template="/home/oabonnyc/public_html/hmienterprises.com/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"] Directions/Location: Take Route ...
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Creekwalk

North & South from Syracuse's Inner Harbor Info: The Creekwalk extends from the south-eastern side of Onondaga Lake to Armory ...
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Deferiet / Riverfront Trail

Near Deferiet, good trail along the Black River but no other info on it Info: Not a lot of information ...
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Douglas L. Murray Agricultural Heritage Trail

" template="/home/oabonnyc/public_html/hmienterprises.com/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: Open daily during daylight hours for walking, running, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Educational ...
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Downybrook Trails

Eldrett Bird Conservation Area/Downybrook Nature Reserve Info: This nature trail was created in 1976 by the Eldrett sisters (Helen and ...
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Edwards Nature Trail

Info: Rail trail situated in the Edwards area, donated by Iroquois Natural Gas Line. Ruins of an old talc mine ...
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El Dorado Beach Preserve Trails

No bikes or pets allowed. Info: No bikes or pets allowed as this is a nature preserve, if you are ...
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Erie Canal Trail – Camillus Erie Canal Park Trail to Jordan Canal Park Trail

Along the Erie Canal Towpath Info: The Camillus Erie Canal Park, established in 1972 is near the location of the ...
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Erie Canal Trail – Dewitt to Canastota to Rome

Part of the Erie Canalway System Info: This system is built on the old towpath of the old Erie Canal ...
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Factory Square Park/Trail

Very short trail along the Black River in Watertown " template="/home/oabonnyc/public_html/hmienterprises.com/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 ...
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Felts Mills Recreational Park/Jefferson County Forest Preserve Trails/Felts Mills Day Use Area

Info: This seems to be still in progress but has a number of trails to walk on, a few dead-end ...
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Foster-Blake Woods Nature Trail

Info: Trail through the woods with an overlook at the water's edge, where there is a bench. Rough walking/hiking for ...
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Glasier Trail

Info: Named after the Glasier family, who once owned and farmed the land the trail and the solid waste management ...
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Glen Park Hydroelectric Project Fishing Access Area Trail

Info: Short trail that crosses over a dam (might be scary for dogs and small children but it is short) ...
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Grand Lake Preserve Trails

Info: Trail system created by the Indian River Conservancy. For some pictures of a ruins along the trail click here ...
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Great Bear Recreational Area Trails

Info: The Great Bear Recreational Area Trails is a cooperative effort between the City of Fulton, Town of Volney, and ...
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Great Bend to Felts Mills Railtrail/Trails – Southern Side of Black River

Info: Also, on the northern side of the Black River is a parallel trail system that can be access either ...
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Great Bend to Felts Mills Trail – Fort Drum/North Bank of the Black River Side

Info: This trail is on the Northern side of the Black River with one end directly across from Felts Mills ...
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Greenwood Park Trail

Out-of-the-way park with falls " template="/home/oabonnyc/public_html/hmienterprises.com/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: Small out-of-the-way park. A number of falls, a pond, ...
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H.T. Wiley Nature Center Trail

Info: These trails are located directly behind H.T. Wiley Middle School in Watertown right, the school and trail are located ...
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Howland Island Trail at Montezuma Wildlife Management Area

Info: This consists of trails that are a mixture of dirt roads and trails through the woods. There is an ...
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Jamesville Beach County Park Trails

Trail along the Butternut Creek, south of Syracuse " template="/home/oabonnyc/public_html/hmienterprises.com/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: County park, $4 for entrance ...
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Kamargo Trail/Poor’s Island Trail

On an Island in Black River Village, Along the Black River " template="/home/oabonnyc/public_html/hmienterprises.com/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 ...
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Kanik Nature Trail/Calcium Nature Trail

Easy Walking or Biking Trail Info: This trail is paved with loose gravel. Fairly easy for anyone, whether walking or ...
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Lakeview Wildlife Management Area Trails

Part of Largest Fresh Water Barrier Beach System in NY Info: Part of the largest fresh water barrier beach system ...
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Littlejohn Wildlife Management Trails

Info: Another DEC management area with around 18 miles of trails, some truck trails and some walking trails - all ...
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Long Falls Hydroelectric Project Recreation Area

Island Park and Short Trail in Carthage Info: A little hard to find, but interesting when you do. This is ...
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Lowville Demonstration Area & Forestry Nature Trail

Info: Located on 92 acres at the former Lowville Tree Nursery. The arboretum has more than 300 species of cultivars ...
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Lyme Lane

Chaumont, behind the school Info: This trail is was made by the class of 2000 of Lyme Central School. " ...
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Macsherry Trail

Crooked Creek Preserve, Alex Bay Info: At Crooked Creek Preserve, lots of interesting wild-life and nature-related areas of interest along ...
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Mannsville Community Park Trails

Info: Part of the Mannsville Community Park. There are numerous trails in this park. The park also has a softball ...
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Maple City Trail

Info: Right in the city of Ogdensburg, along the shore of the Oswegatchie River, looping back to the beginning. Ogdensburg ...
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Marble Street Park/Trail

Short Steep Trail Down to the Black River in Watertown " template="/home/oabonnyc/public_html/hmienterprises.com/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 ...
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Mexico Point State Park Trails

Trails, beach, dog beach, picnic areas Some more photos here.Info: This is a nice little state park (free) with bathrooms, ...
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Minna Anthony Common Nature Center Trails

Right in Wellesley Island State Park Info: The area the trail is a part of is part of a 600 ...
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North Country Animal Health Center Nature Trail

Info: The North Country Animal Health Center has opened up a nature trail, near the back left off their parking ...
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Onondaga Lake Park Trail System

Long, easy trail system for biking, running, and walking in Syracuse around Onondaga Lake Info: Very nice, well maintained park ...
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Oswego County Recreational Trail

Info: This trail system is built on the old railroad bed of the New York Ontario & Western Railroad, abandoned ...
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Otter Creek Preserve and Nature Trail

Within Walking Distance of Alex Bay Info: One hundred and seven acres of woods and wetlands very near Alexandria Bay, ...
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Perch River Dam Area

This trail seems to be defunct, but you can still walk around and enjoy the wilderness area and walk across ...
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Philadelphia Recreation Trail & Park

Info: This is a very short trail, but nice if you want a short walk or bike ride, some of ...
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Pinckney State Forest Trail

" template="/home/oabonnyc/public_html/hmienterprises.com/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: DEC state forest area, the trail is very well maintained (volunteers including some ...
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Redwood Hill Preserve Trails

Info: This seems to be a trail system in the process of being worked on (6/9/19). Part of it is ...
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Rice Creek Field Station Trails / Fallbrook Recreation Center Trails

Info: From the website from Oswego University - "As a wildlife study area, Rice Creek is dedicated to the study, ...
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Rivergate Trail/Sissy Danforth Trail

Long Railroad Bed trail, Philadelphia/Clayton/Redwood Info: Old railroad bed trail built on the old New York Central line. The trail ...
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Rutland Rail Trail

Info: No info yet. In the meantime check out Rutland Rail Trail (external site). Directions/Location: Railroad Avenue, Norwood, NY at ...
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Sacket’s Harbor War of 1812 Bicentennial Trail

Walk and Learn about Sackets Harbor and the War of 1812 Info: This trail is a light gravel/crushed stone and ...
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Salmon River Falls & Gorge Trail

Info: 112 acres along the Salmon River in the Town of Orwell, Oswego County, the falls drop 110 feet and ...
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Thompson Park Trails, Olmstead Trails

On and Around Thompson Park Hill In Watertown Info: Thompson Park has many paved walking trails, the official Olmstead Trail; ...
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Totman Gulf Trail

Trail Along the Totman Gulf Rim Info: The Totman Gulf Trail (the gorge is named after Calvin Totman, an early ...
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Tug Hill State Forest, Barnes Corners-Rodman (Inman Gulf) Trails

Tug Hill State Forest, large gorges Info: These trails are located in the town of Rodman in the Tug Hill ...
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Venditti Vineyards Trails

Two maintained cross country ski & snowshoeing trails around the Venditti Vineyards in Theresa Info: These are two newly-made cross ...
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Veteran’s Memorial Riverwalk/Walkway

Info: Right in Watertown, Newell Street/Arch Street at one end and Mill Street at the other. Not far from the ...
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Washington County Park and Trails

Info: This is a large park on Jefferson County-owned land in the town of Lorraine, with parking areas and many ...
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Waterworks Park

Right in Watertown Info: This is a very short trail but has some nice scenery along the water. " template="/home/oabonnyc/public_html/hmienterprises.com/nnytrails/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php" ...
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Wehle State Park Trails

Stony Point, near Henderson Harbor Info: Lots to see, free entry, the park was originally a dog kennel area for ...
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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 ...
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Whetstone Gulf Trails

Trail is in and around the three mile long gorge Info: Trail is in and around the edge of the ...
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Whitewater Park & Trail

Very short trail in Watertown, but great view of the Black River and whitewater rafting Info: City park, provides a ...
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Winona State Forest

(Also Tug Hill Tourathon Cross-Country Ski Trail) 9,233-acre Winona State Forest, many miles of trails Info: Snowiest place east of ...
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Wolf Lake State Forest Trails

Info: Fairly easy hiking for the most part, except in a few spots. Some longer trails, various lean to's, access ...
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Zenda Farms Preserve and the LoisJean & John MacFarlane Trail

Info: The LoisJean & John MacFarlane Trail trail is a short trail opened in 2011 on the historic Zenda Farms ...
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