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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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

Trail Hiking Tips - Bring the Right Gear

We discuss deciding what equipment to bring when hiking. Part of a series on outdoor trail hiking tips

Trail Hiking Tips - Know Your Destination

First in a series of hiking tips, we discuss knowing where you're going before you hike!

Black Mountain

Climb the highest mountain in the Lake George region


Hike to a summit with a fire tower and expansive views of Lake Champlain

Vischer Ferry Nature Preserve

Easy walking trails, Mohawk River views, and local history

The Pinnacle Overlooking Lake George

Starting from a side road in Bolton Landing, The Pinnacle ends with an expansive view of Lake George after a short, fairly easy hike

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