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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Entrance to Ashford Glen Preserve
Ashford Glen Preserve
Suburban nature preserve with steep ravines, towering trees, and a beautiful stream
View of Ann Lee Pond
Ann Lee Pond & Nature Preserve
A trek through woods and around a pond near Albany Airport
View of the Hudson River from Overlook Mountain
Overlook Mountain
Catskill hike with old hotel ruins, a restored firetower, and an incredible view of the Hudson River Valley
Bridge on Albany County Rail Trail
Albany County Rail Trail
Paved trail meandering through the suburbs south of Albany
View of Helderbergs from Pine Bush Preserve
Albany Pine Bush Preserve
Close to the busy city and suburbs, find tranquility in these expansive pine barrens
View from Spruce Mountain Fire Tower
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
100 Acre Woods
Well-kept trails following old logging roads through the Luther Forest area in Malta
North Woods Nature Preserve
North Woods Nature Preserve
Trail in a residential neighborhood leading to the old Round Lake Reservoir and meandering through the woods
Woodcock Preserve
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
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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