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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Lake Bonita (Moreau Lake State Park)

New trail system including a circuit around a woodland lake and connector trails to the existing Palmertown Range network

Winter Hiking Tips

Don't let snow deter you from heading outside for a hike, but stay safe! See our tips for planning your next winter hike

Great Parks in NY's Capital Region

The Capital Region is home to many parks large and small that offer incredible outdoor experiences.

Dwaas Kill Nature Preserve

Just north of Clifton Park's shopping center area, find a peaceful trail through wooded terrain

Lake George Hiking Trails with the Best Views

Find places to hike with incredible overlooks of Lake George

Four Easy Adirondack Hikes

Looking for a hike in the Adirondacks that doesn't involve intense High Peaks-level elevation gain? See our list

Saratoga National Historical Park

Walk an easy hiking trail or travel a tour road in a park steeped in Revolutionary War history

Trail Hiking Tips - Wear the Proper Clothes

The right clothes are crucial for comfort and safety on a hike. Part of a series on outdoor trail hiking tips

Cat & Thomas Mountains

A loop or in-and-out hike from Bolton Landing, allowing you to hike to one or both peaks overlooking Lake George

Pilot Knob Preserve

A moderately easy hike with some elevation gain, Pilot Knob Preserve offers a gazebo, panoramic view of Lake George, and waterfall

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