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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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

Deer Leap (Tongue Mountain Range)

Starting from the top of the Tongue Mountain Range, this brief trail traverses Adirondack forest to reach an outcropping overlooking Lake George.

Capital Region Hikes with Small Children

Several options for finding a place to walk without going beyond your kids' limits

Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail

A well-maintained trail following the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers through the Capital Region and further west

Palmertown Range

High up above Moreau Lake, the Palmertown Range includes an extensive trail system stretching seven miles across Adirondack foothills

Trail Map