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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Ashford Glen Preserve

Suburban nature preserve with steep ravines, towering trees, and a beautiful stream

Ann Lee Pond & Nature Preserve

A trek through woods and around a pond near Albany Airport

Overlook Mountain

Catskill hike with old hotel ruins, a restored firetower, and an incredible view of the Hudson River Valley

Albany County Rail Trail

Paved trail meandering through the suburbs south of Albany

Albany Pine Bush Preserve

Close to the busy city and suburbs, find tranquility in these expansive pine barrens

Spruce Mountain

In the Corinth area, enjoy this brief hike with moderate elevation gain to a wooded summit with a restored firetower.

100 Acre Woods

Well-kept trails following old logging roads through the Luther Forest area in Malta

North Woods Nature Preserve

Trail in a residential neighborhood leading to the old Round Lake Reservoir and meandering through the woods

Woodcock Preserve

Clifton Park preserve with trails through woodland, swamps, and fields offering wooded seclusion not far from the main town center.

Grafton Lakes State Park

Park offering a variety of trails through woods and along ponds, an easy drive away from the more populated areas of the Capital Region

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