All Upstate New York Trails

Here, you'll find listings of area trails where you can get outside with a bike or a good pair of hiking shoes. We also share tips for planning excursions and staying safe outside.

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Van Dyke Preserve
Van Dyke Preserve
1-mile loop beside a wooded stream
Schiffendecker Farm Preserve
Schiffendecker Farm Preserve
Suburban jaunt through the woods in Glenmont
H. G. Reist Bird Sanctuary
H. G. Reist Bird Sanctuary
Wooded trails and wildlife in Niskayuna
Touhey Family Preserve
Touhey Family Preserve
New suburban nature preserve in Delmar
Phillipin Kill Preserve
Phillipin Kill Preserve
Forest, streams, and marsh in a suburban Bethlehem preserve
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Shelving Rock Falls
Shelving Rock Falls
A short hike to a beautiful waterfall not far from Lake George
Peebles Island State Park
Peebles Island State Park
See the confluence of the Hudson & Mohawk Rivers
Wolf Creek Falls Preserve
Wolf Creek Falls Preserve
Multiple waterfalls & easy trails for families
Normanskill Preserve
Normanskill Preserves & Normanskill Farm
Water, woods, and a historic bridge

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