Trails and bicycle paths in New York State

New York trails

Albany County Rail Trail 8.4 miles;  Allegheny River Valley Trail 5.6 miles;  Andes Rail Trail 1 mile; Auburn Trail 9.1 mile; Auburn-Fleming Trail 1.6 miles; Ballston Veterans Bike Path 3.5 miles; Bethpage Bikeway 12.5 miles Asphalt Big Flats Trail 1.7 miles; Continue reading…

Rides on this site

Lake Placid Century ride Adirondack Century Ride - The Pat Stratton Memorial Century Ride goes through the Adirondack Park north of Saranac Lake with wide shoulders and quiet backroads on rolling but not mountainous terrain. Locations along the route include Paul Smiths, Mecham Lake, Lake Clear, Gabriels and St. Regis. Falls. Download the map and cue sheet http://ridewithgps.com/routes/908259  Route at RideWithGPS View Cue Sheet … Continue reading Adirondack Century Ride
Adirondack Lakes bicycle ride Adirondack Lakes Cycling Loop - This 80-mile bicycle tour in the Lakes Region of the Adirondacks in New York State follows a varying terrain, often relatively flat but including some good climbs as it skirts south of the High Peaks region. Our ride heads west from North Creek, NY on Route 28, which has a wide shoulder and is marked … Continue reading Adirondack Lakes Cycling Loop
Adirondack cycling loop Adirondack loop - Adirondacks Lakes Cycling Loop, Indian Lake & Blue Mountain Lake This 80-mile bicycle tour in the Lakes Region of the Adirondacks in New York State follows a varying terrain, often relatively flat but including some good climbs as it skirts south of the High Peaks region. Our ride heads west from North Creek, NY on Route … Continue reading Adirondack loop
Adirondacks bicycle interactive map Adirondack mountain bike rides - The following map is provided by New York State Scenic Byways Program project managed by the Adirondack North Country Association, funded by the Federal Highway Administration and administered by the New York State Department of Transportation.
Adirondack trail Adirondack Trail Scenic Byway - The 180 mile Adirondack Trail Scenic Byway connects Fonda and Malone, traveling through the Adirondack Park, past a number of large lakes and along the Sacandaga River, while passing through the communities of Paul Smiths, Tupper Lake, Long Lake, Blue Mtn Lake, Indian Lake, Speculator, Gloversville, and Johnstown. View Adirondack Trail Scenic Byway in a larger … Continue reading Adirondack Trail Scenic Byway
Adirondacks 5 day tour - Adirondack Tour 2015 This tour begins and ends in Inlet, NY. Ride distances are up to 100 miles per day, with shorter versions available. Overview 5 Day Tour This tour begins and ends in Inlet, NY. OVERVIEW MAP …………………………………………………………………………………. Day 1 Inlet to Saranac Lake, long version, 98 miles MAP + CUE PDF TCX Course … Continue reading Adirondacks 5 day tour
AIDS Ride, Cayuga Lake NY - The AIDS Ride for Life is a bicycle ride around Cayuga Lake from Ithaca NY with 42, 50 or 100 mile options. Cyclists raise funds for the Southern Tier AIDS Program which provide supportive services to HIV+ persons. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
A2C bicycle ride Answer to Cancer A2C, Highland Falls, NY - Join the Answer to Cancer (A2C) ride as an individual or as part of a team to support  finding a cure for cancer. 100% of funds raised by participants go toward lifesaving cancer immunotherapy research! Choose between 25, 50 and 100 miles. All rides pass through the  grounds of the United States Military Academy at West Point. Beneficiary: … Continue reading Answer to Cancer A2C, Highland Falls, NY
Ashoken Reservoir bicycle ride Ashoken Reservoir Ride - Starting from the Reformed Church parking lot in downtown Woodstock, NY, (map) this scenic ride circles the Ashoken Reservoir on good roads with a modest shoulder, with 1800 ft of combined climb over the distance of 34 miles. Some of the roads immediately on the reservoir were closed after the events of 9/11/2001 but have … Continue reading Ashoken Reservoir Ride
Ausable bicycle ride Awesome Ausable - This Green Mountain Bicycle Club ride explores the other side of Lake Champlain along the Ausable River in the foothills of the Adirondacks in New York State. This challenging ride follows the Ausable River from Port Kent to Lake Placid with shorter options by simply turning around.  Bring money for the ferry if going to/from … Continue reading Awesome Ausable
Cycling the Erie Canal Richard Costello Bicycling The Erie Canal - Richard S. Costello July 1, 2016 Greetings Gordon, Just a simple note to say, that recently I took advantage of your Erie Canal “ride with gps” ride posted online, and traveled the route in exact detail. I had a great time cycling across New York State, and thus turned my adventures into a book just … Continue reading Bicycling The Erie Canal
Black Lake Brockville Ogdensburg bicycle ride Black Lake – St. Lawrence River cycling loop - The Black Lake Bicycle Loop. This spectacular ride starts at the Lockwood Civic Center in Ogdensburg NY and goes to Black Lake and  the Oswegatchie River, then returns along the St. Lawrence. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Black River bicycle route Black River Scenic Byway Trail - The Black River Scenic Byway Trail is a 95-mile route connecting Rome and Dexter NY, in the Tug Hill region and along the Black River. Other communities on the trail include Westernville, Boonville, Port Leyden, Lyons Falls, Glenfield, Lowville, Castorland, Naumburg, Carthage, Deferiet, Great Bend, Felts Mills, Black River and Watertown.
Black River Trail Scenic Byway - The new Black River Trail Scenic Byway is a 94-mile travel and transportation corridor that begins in the City of Rome at the southern end and gently weaves travelers through quaint communities to the Village of Dexter and the Black River Bay on Lake Ontario.
Bon Ton Roulet, Finger Lakes - The Bon Ton Roulet is a seven-day bicycle tour through the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State. Our fully supported tour takes cyclists from wide open farm fields, past stunning overlooks of our lakes, to cavernous water-carved gorges. The tour starts and ends in Cortland, New York. You’ll also enjoy an area of the … Continue reading Bon Ton Roulet, Finger Lakes
Braking AIDS, Cooperstown, NY to NYC - Housing Works is committed to ending AIDS in New York State so we are bringing the Ride home! Each rider must raise $3,500.00
Catskill bicycle race Catskill Epic Bicycle Road Race - This bicycle race is Stage 1 of the Tour of the Catskills road race, held August 1, 2010 starting from Hunter Mountain Resort. (map to start)  Ride organizers list the 52 mile course as featuring 2900 ft. of climbing, with a maximum grade of 12%, but RideWithGPS gives it 4500 ft. View 51 mile ride … Continue reading Catskill Epic Bicycle Road Race
Catskill bicycle camping tour Catskill-Delaware River bicycle camping tour (long version) - This tour begins and ends at Kenneth L Wilson Campground, , 859 Wittenberg Road, Mt. Tremper, NY. The first day heads west through the Catskills, the second day follows the Delaware River to Port Jervis NY, the third day offers an option of loops along the river and through High Point State Park, and the … Continue reading Catskill-Delaware River bicycle camping tour (long version)
Catskill-Delaware Water Gap tour - Catskill-Delaware River Cycling tour (60 mile days) This tour begins and ends at Kenneth L Wilson Campground, , 859 Wittenberg Road, Mt. Tremper, NY . The first day heads west through the Catskills, the second day continues through the Catskills and then turns sound along the Delaware River to Narrowsburg, the third day continues along … Continue reading Catskill-Delaware Water Gap tour
Central Adirondack Trail - The 153-mile Central Adirondack Trail begins above the Hudson River in Glens Falls and travels north to the shore of Lake George, then reaches its northern arc as it passes through Indian Lake and Blue Mountain Lake, then heads south to Rome NY. Downloads: Garmin Training Center (.tcx)  GPX Track (.gpx)  Google Earth (.kml) View … Continue reading Central Adirondack Trail
Lake Champlain Adirondacks bicycle tour CHAD Tour – Lake Champlain and Adirondacks - The CHAD tour combines some of the finest rides in the Lake Champlain basin with challenging climbs in the Adirondacks. The tour begins in Burlington on Sunday night, and heads to Plattsburgh via the Lake Champlain Islands on Monday. On Tuesday riders head into the Adirondacks, and on Wednesday turn back east to Ticonderoga, crossing back into Vermont on Thursday. The return to Burlington … Continue reading CHAD Tour – Lake Champlain and Adirondacks
Chimney Point VT bicycle ride Chimney Point – Ticonderoga ride - This ride explores both sides of  Lake Champlain, first heading south from Chimney Point State Park in Vermont, then crossing the ferry to Ticonderoga NY.  From there there’s an 8 mile climb to the edge of the Adirondacks, then a consistent downhill ride for the remaining 18 miles back, crossing the bridge over Lake Champlain … Continue reading Chimney Point – Ticonderoga ride
Cycle the Erie Canal Cycle the Erie Canal - Cycle the Erie Canal is an eight-day, 400-mile, fully supported recreational bicycle tour from Buffalo to Albany, NY. It follows the historic and scenic Erie Canal. Nearly three-quarters of the ride is off-road on the traffic-free Canalway Trail. Sponsored by Parks & Trails New York 2015 Cycle the Erie Canal maps and mileages DAY 1: CYCLE … Continue reading Cycle the Erie Canal
CycleAbility Challenge, Lenox MA - The CycleAbility Challenge provides options of 30, 60 and 100 miles.  The event has raised over $5.8 million for Special Olymics New York since its inception in 1990. The tax-deductible pledges support Special Olympics New York-Hudson Valley Region. Dates: June 2 and 3, 2018 Start: Apple Tree Inn, 10 Richmond Mountain Rd., Lenox MA http://www.cycleabilitybiketour.comContinue reading CycleAbility Challenge, Lenox MA
Hudson River bicycle ride Cycling between the Hudson and the Catskills - This 51 mile bicycle ride starts at Dutchman’s Landing Park in Catskill, NY.  The route as shown heads north along the west side of the Hudson River, then loops back through the Catskill foothills for a total of 51 miles. Thanks to Ken and Sharon Roberts for their web site Bike Hudson Valley where I … Continue reading Cycling between the Hudson and the Catskills
Long Island Peconic Bay bicycle ride Cycling on Long Island - One day tour of Peconic Bay This one-day bicycle tour of Peconic Bay on Long Island in New York State starts in Mattituck, one of the larger towns on the North Fork. In the summer, it’s advisable to beat the tourist traffic by riding counter-clockwise, passing through the Hamptons early in the morning. After riding … Continue reading Cycling on Long Island
Cycling Southwest Columbia County Cycling Southeast Columbia County - This ride from Ken Roberts’ Bike Hudson site starts at the intersection of County Rt. 10 and Old County Rt. 82 in Taghkanic, NY Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Dude Ranch Trail - The Dude Ranch Trail passes the First Wilderness Heritage Corridor, wildlife, four-season recreational trails, horse ranches and lakeside resort villages. Enjoy amazing views of the historic Hudson River cutting its way south through an Adirondack landscape.
Ellenville MA bicycle ride Ellenville NY – Shawangunk climber - Great views and two steep climbs on this 46 mile ride from Ellenville at the southern end of New York’s Catskill Mountains. Start: Parking lot at the corner of South Main and Warren Streets View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/858713  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Erie Canal Heritage Trail Erie Canal Heritage Trail - The Erie Canal Heritage Trail follows a former towpath 85 miles along the Erie Canal, from Lockport, New York, to Palmyra, New York .  Trail Access: Lockport I-90 to Depew Exit 49. Rt 78 (Transit Road) north 15 miles. Right on Rt 31 east 2.5 miles. Left on Cold Springs Road 0.5 miles to parking. … Continue reading Erie Canal Heritage Trail
New Paltz Farm Ride Farm Ride, New Paltz NY - This ride was created by M. Bergen and is on Ken and Sharon Roberts’ Bike Hudson site. Download the Cue Sheet Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Finger Lakes Bicycle camping tour Finger Lakes bicycle camping tour - Start: Arrive at Cayuga Lake State Park near Seneca Falls, where you will camp for the night. Day 1: Today we bike the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake to Ithaca, total 53 miles. We’ll camp for the night at Robert Treman State Park. Ithaca has a great downtown area. A visit to Cornell University offers … Continue reading Finger Lakes bicycle camping tour
Fort Edward to Waterford NY - Fort Edward to Waterford is a 40 mile segment of the Lakes to Locks Passagealong New York’s Upper Hudson River and Champlain Canal on US Route 4. The ride follows the Hudson River the entire way.
Great Big FANY Ride - The 18th Annual Great Big FANY Ride, pedaling 500 miles Across New York Site: http://www.FANYride.com Start: Niagra Falls, NY Collaborated with: New York Bicycling Coalition, a not-for-profit bicycling advocacy group.http://www.nybc.net/. Recipient: In 2016 FANY contributed nearly $4500 to Double H Ranch. http://www.DoubleHranch.org Description: We average 70 miles per day (or 35 mi/day with Sore FANY.) Primarily a … Continue reading Great Big FANY Ride
Great Lakes Seaway Trail Great Lakes Seaway Trail - The Great Lakes Seaway Trail is one of America’s Byways and is recognized for its unique landscape, scenic freshwater coastline and historical significance. Its New York portion stretches 518 miles along a freshwater shoreline, including the St. Lawrence River, Lake Ontario, the Niagara Riverand Lake Erie. This Bike the Byways description features the eastern segment … Continue reading Great Lakes Seaway Trail
Harlem Valley Rail Trail - The Harlem Valley Rail Trail is currently two sections totaling 15 paved miles through rural Dutchess and Columbia County. the currently built section of a proposed 46-mile rail trail in the Harlem Valley and Taconic Hills of eastern New York. You may connect the two sections by using NY Rt. 22 or local roads closer … Continue reading Harlem Valley Rail Trail
Holi Terror - Holi Terror is a Niagara Frontier Cycling Club ride, starting from the starting from Holimont Ski Area near Ellicottville, NY. route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Print PDF cue sheet (requires RWGPS login)
Hudson Bike Maps Hudson Valley Bike Maps - An interactive list and map of cycling routes throughout the Hudson Valley of New York State, produced by Ken Roberts and Sharon Marsh Roberts Maps : List of Maps Main Map of Routes [List ] routes map Shorter routes map  [List] Off-street gentle map  [List by Difficulty – Map by Area | Favorites | Other … Continue reading Hudson Valley Bike Maps
Inlet-Old Forge bicycle ride Inlet – Chain Lakes – Old Forge Ride - A scenic ride in a very remote area of the Adirondack Lakes region– a good choice when camping at Raquette Lake. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Keeseville - Ausable ride Keeseville -Ausable ride - A very pleasant ride on either side of the Ausable River through rural landscape on the Eastern edge of the Adirondacks. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Keeseville to Port Henry NY - Keeseville to Port Henry is a 39 mile segment of the Lakes to Locks Passage along the New York shoreline of  Lake Champlain. Other communities on the route include Port Douglas, Willsboro, Essex, Whallonsburg, Wadhams and Westport.
Glens Falls feeder canal bicycle ride Lake George Bikeway and Feeder Canal trail - The Warren County bike trail runs from Battlefield Park in Lake George NY to Glens Falls a distance of 12 miles. From Glens Falls you can continue south on the Glens Falls Feeder Canal Trail through Hudson Falls to Fort Edward. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file … Continue reading Lake George Bikeway and Feeder Canal trail
Lake George century ride - The Lake George Centurion originates at Beach Road on Lake George in New York State. The ride features over 7000 ft of climb over the 100 mile course. route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Print PDF cue sheet (requires RWGPS login)
Kushaqua bicycle ride Lake Kushaqua – Loon Lake mountain bike ride - From Buck Pond State Campground in Onchiota NY turn left on Buck Pond Rd. and continue to Onchiotta Road. At the next intersection turn right onto Kushaqua-Mud Pond Road. After about 5 miles turn right onto Blue Spruce Drive to Loon Lake. At 6.5 miles turn right on paved NY 99 until you turn right … Continue reading Lake Kushaqua – Loon Lake mountain bike ride
Lake Placid Ironman ride Lake Placid Ironman Ride - The Lake Placid Ironman Ride is a 112 mile training ride in the Adirondacks of New York State. It goes twice around the course for the Lake Placid Ironman, which can change somewhat from year to year. Download map and cue sheet.  GPX Track file for Garmin Edge View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/908196  Route at RideWithGPS … Continue reading Lake Placid Ironman Ride
Stony Point to Harriman Lakes bicycle ride Lakes of Harriman Park Ride - 32 miles, hilly, pretty riding through the mountain lakes of Harriman Park and alongside the Hudson River, from the BikeHudson site. Some long or steep climbs. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Mount Morris Lechworth State Park ride Letchmere State Park Loop - This ride starts at the visitors center for Letchworth State Park (known as the “Grand Canyon of the East), just outside of downtown Mount Morris NY south of Rochester. The route circles the park in a counter-clockwise direction, with approximately half on Park Rd with a couple of detours to some of the most scenic … Continue reading Letchmere State Park Loop
Long Island Heart Ride Long Island Heart Ride - This American Heart Association ride offers training for participants who participate in a 27-mile, 59-mile, or 100-mile bike ride through the heart of the Hamptons of Long Island, NY. Event Location: Rotations Bicycle Center- 32 Windmill Lane, Southampton, NY 11968 100 mile Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX … Continue reading Long Island Heart Ride
Malone bicycle ride Malone – Owls Head Ride - The Malone – Owls Head Loop starts in Malone NY  and takes a long steep climb to Owl’s Head, then levels off to the town of Mountain View, From Mountain View the ride continues to Route 30 and back into Malone. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file … Continue reading Malone – Owls Head Ride
Millerton Century bicycle ride Millerton Harlem Valley Century - This 100 mile ride starts at the Millerton Recreational Park in Millerton NY.  Part of the ride is on the Harlem Valley Rail Trail. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1288195 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Mohawk-Hudson-Schenactady bicycle ride Mohawk – Hudson Bikeway - The Mohawk-Hudson Bikeway connects Albany and Schenectady Counties in upstate New York and is part of the Erie Canalway Trail from from Buffalo to Albany. The paved trail begins in Rotterdam and heads east to the Erastus Corning Riverfront Preserve in downtown Albany. The trail was constructed directly upon the old Erie Canal towpath and … Continue reading Mohawk – Hudson Bikeway
Mohawk Towpath bicycle ride Mohawk Towpath Byway - The 36 mile Mohawk Towpath Byway ride starts on the Colonie/Niskayuna bike path (Mohawk Hudson Bikeway) at the Colonie NY Town Park and crosses the Mohawk River at Rexford just east of Schenectady, then returns through Colonie on the Old Champlain Canal Trail. View the Mohawk Towpath Byway at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/901426 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue … Continue reading Mohawk Towpath Byway
New Paltz Ashoken bicycle ride New Paltz – Ashokan bicycle climb - Starting from downtown New Paltz, NY, this bicycle ride circles past Ashokan Reservoir and is for serious cyclists who love climbing and gorgeous views. A mix of wider roads with shoulders and a steady stream of traffic, and very narrow paved roads with little traffic. Not for the faint of heart, there is almost a … Continue reading New Paltz – Ashokan bicycle climb
New Paltz Ashoken bicycle ride New Paltz – Ashokan Reservoir Ride - This ride is taken from Ken and Phoebe Roberts’ Bike the Hudson Valley site. Cue Sheet Start: Main St. in New Paltz NY  or at Lenape Lane near the Walkill Valley Rail Trail.  Map to Start Location Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
New Paltz - Kingston bicycle ride New Paltz – Kingston NY cycling loop - This ride is featured on Ken and Phoebe Roberts’ Cycling in the Hudson Valley site. Download the Cue Sheet Start: Main St. at the New Paltz – Minnewaska Bridge and the intersection with the Walkill Valley Rail Trail. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
NY Bicycle Route 17 New York Bike Route 17 - NY State Bicycle Route 17 is a signed, on-road bicycle route that extends 442 miles from State Bicycle Route 9 in the Village of Wappingers Falls to State Bicycle Route 517 in the Village of Westfield on the shores of Lake Erie. This route also connects with State Bicycle Routes 11, 14 and 19, and … Continue reading New York Bike Route 17
NY Bicycle Route 5 New York Bike Route 5 - State Bicycle Route 5 is a signed on-road bicycle route that extends 365 miles from Niagara Falls across New York to the Massachusetts state line. The route parallels the Erie Canal and the New York State Canalway Trail. It intersects with State Bicycle Routes 9, 11, 14, 19 and 517, as well as the New … Continue reading New York Bike Route 5
NY Bicycle Route 114 New York State Bicycle Route 114 - New York State Bicycle Route 114 follows State Rt. 114 on Long Island from East Hampton through Sag Harbor it detours onto Hempstead Street and Bay Street before rejoining NY 114, In Greenport the bike route continues west along NY 25 to Moore’s Lane where it connects with Bike Route 25. View at RideWithGPS
NY Bicycle Route 19 New York State Bicycle Route 19 - New York State Bicycle Route 19 is a signed, on-road bicycle route that extends 109 miles from the Pennsylvania state line near the Village of Shongo to Hamlin Beach State Park on the shores of Lake Ontario. NY State Bicycle Route 19 intersects State Bicycle Route 17 in Wellsville, State Bicycle Route 5 in Brockport, … Continue reading New York State Bicycle Route 19
NY Bicycle Route 24 New York State Bicycle Route 24 - New York State Bicycle Route 24 begins at the Riverhead Traffic Circle and proceeds east through the Pine Barrens and a view of Peconic Bay on designated bicycle lanes as far as Old Riverhead Road, just north of NY 27-Sunrise Highway. State Bicycle Route 24 connects with NYS Bicycle Route 25 in Riverhead. View at … Continue reading New York State Bicycle Route 24
NY Bicycle Route 25 New York State Bicycle Route 25 - New York State Bicycle Route 25 runs from Smithtown east to Orient Point, passing through Port Jefferson Station, Shoreham, and Riverhead. The route joins Bike Route 25A from Branch to Calverton,  The route leaves Route 25A from Stony Brook to Setauket and from Port Jefferson to Sound Beach along East Broadway, Belle Terre Road and … Continue reading New York State Bicycle Route 25
NY Bicycle Route 251 New York State Bicycle Route 25A - New York State Bicycle Route 25A begins at the Cold Spring Harbor Long Island(LIRR)Station at the intersection of NY Route 108 and Woodbury Road, and continues through the Town of Huntington on along local roads. The four miles along NY Route 25A between Kings Park and Smithtown Bull are along designated bike lanes in the … Continue reading New York State Bicycle Route 25A
NY Bicycle Route 27 New York State Bicycle Route 27 - New York State Bicycle Route 27 runs along NY 27/Montauk Highway from Suffolk County Road 39A in Cobb to Montauk Point State Park. View at RideWithGPS
NY Bicycle Route 28 New York State Bicycle Route 28 - New York State Bicycle Route 28 is an unsigned cycling route that runs from Kingston north to the border of Delaware and Ulster counties in Shandaken. Highway 28 continues to Oneonta with mostly acceptable shoulders but is not officially designated. View at RideWithGPS
NY Bicycle Route 32 New York State Bicycle Route 32 - New York State Bicycle Route 32 runs from  Kingston south to New Paltz,where it connects with the Harlem Valley Rail Trail as shown in the map below: View at RideWithGPS
NY Bicycle Route 14 New York State Bike Route 14 - State Bicycle Route 14 is a signed, on-road bicycle route that extends 95 miles from the Pennsylvania state line near Elmira to Sodus Point on the shores of Lake Ontario. This route connects with Pennsylvania State Bicycle Route G. It also intersects New York State Bicycle Routes 5 and 17, the NYS Canalway Trail and … Continue reading New York State Bike Route 14
NY Bicycle Route 9 New York State Bike Route 9 - New York State Bicycle Route 9 starts in New York City, follows U.S. Route 9W through the Palisades and connects with Bicycle Route 17 in Wappingers Falls and State Bicycle Route 5 in Albany.   The route continues north to Rouses Point at the the Canadian border. View at RideWithGPS
New York trails New York trails - Trailink Albany County Rail Trail 8.4 miles Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Gravel Allegheny River Valley Trail 5.6 miles Asphalt Andes Rail Trail 1 miles Dirt, Grass Auburn Trail 9.1 miles Crushed Stone Auburn-Fleming Trail 1.6 miles Ballast, Dirt Ballston Veterans Bike Path 3.5 miles Asphalt Bethpage Bikeway 12.5 miles Asphalt Big Flats Trail 1.7 miles Gravel … Continue reading New York trails
Newburgh-Highlands bicycle ride Newburgh Bear Mountain ride - A cycling loop on both sides of the Hudson, starting at the Newburgh Beacon Bridge bicycle lane, south on the east side of the Hudson to Bear Mountain Bridge near Fort Montgomery.  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
NFBC bicycle rides Niagra Frontier Cycling Club rides - The Niagara Frontier Bicycle Club is Western New York’s largest bicycle club, with daily rides spanning Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Orleans, Wyoming and Genesee Counties. Down PDF cue sheets below.
Niagara Gorge trails Niagra Gorge trail system - The Niagara Gorge is the geographic area along the Niagara River near the Falls, offering up-close views of the Gorge’s geologic beauty, without being surrounded by tourists. Niagra Gorge trail hike View at RideWithGPS View and print map
North Catskill Margaretville bicycle ride North Catskill half-century bicycle ride - This 54 miles of cycling starts in Margaretville, NY and was designed in 2009 by the Central Catskill Chamber of commerce as part of the 1st Annual Catskills Scenic Ride-n-Peak event with several shorter distance options and a century ride also available.The start location is the Village of Margaretville Pavilion, 982 Main Street, Margaretville, NY … Continue reading North Catskill half-century bicycle ride
North Creek NY bicycle ride North Creek – Pottersville NY loop - There are fairly wide and decent paved shoulders on this very rural Adirondack loop that originates at Gore Mountain Ski Area near North Creek NY.  The ride goes north into North Creek and then heads west with several long climbs to Pottersville before looping back around through Olmstedville. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/902630 Route at RideWithGPS … Continue reading North Creek – Pottersville NY loop
North Creek Ididaride bicycle ride North Creek Adirondack Ididaride - The Ididaride is a 75-mile one-day bike ride in the Adirondacks sponsored by the Adirondack Mountain Club, starting from the Ski Bowl Park Pavilion on Ski Bowl Park Road in North Creek, NY.  The ride is all on good roads through the central Adirondack Mountains, most of which is public land. Towns visited include  Bakers … Continue reading North Creek Adirondack Ididaride
North Creek Teddy's bicycle ride North Creek Teddy’s Trail - This 80 mile ride from North Creek NY goes by Indian Lake, Blue Mountain Lake and Long Lake in the Adirondacks. Be prepared for some long climbs but wonderful roads with wide shoulders. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/901361 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
NY Bicycle Route 517 NY State Bicycle Route 517 - State Bicycle Route 517 is a signed on-road bicycle route that extends 100 miles from the Pennsylvania State Line near Jamestown on Lake Erie to Lockport, then continues to Olcott on Lake Ontario. This route connects with Pennsylvania State Bicycle Routes, NY State Bicycle Routes 5 and 17, and the New York Seaway Trail in … Continue reading NY State Bicycle Route 517
Old Erie Canal linear park - Old Erie Canal State Historic Park is a 36 mile linear park that utilizes the Erie Canal’s  towpath. When the Barge Canal was completed in 1918 , this stretch of the  Erie Canal between DeWitt and New London was retained as a feeder to the Barge Canal. The woodland and wetland terrain area available for hiking,horseback … Continue reading Old Erie Canal linear park
Olympic Byway - New York State’s 170-mile Olympic Byway stretches from Henderson Harbor on Lake Ontario to Keeseville on Lake Champlain, passing through the Adirondacks. Along the way are Lake Placid, Star Lake, Cranberry Lake, Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake.
Onondaga Cycling Club bicycle rides Onondaga Cycling Club - Cue sheets and maps provided by the Onondaga Cycling Club of New York State. baldwinsville 40 beaver lake beaver lakes beaver lakes 50 bill johnson bill johnson metric brewertown buille camden-boonville camillus airport camillus-vanburen camillus-weedsport camillus-weedsport 40 camillus-west camillus-west-48 canastota-peterboro canastota-skyline canastota-skyline40 canastota-vernon canoe canoe short carpenters brook carpenters brook cue carpenters brook kinder carpenters … Continue reading Onondaga Cycling Club
Oyster Bay bicycle ride Oyster Bay ride - The ride heads west from Huntington (a very trendy and fun village) along hilly routes mostly with good shoulders and out the neck across from the town of Oyster Bay. You’ll ride through the sweet little village of Cold Spring Harbor just before arriving back in Huntington. There is a large free parking lot in … Continue reading Oyster Bay ride
Saranac Lake ride Pat Stratton Annual Memorial Bike Ride - This Adirondack Park ride north of Saranac Lake offers great mountain views but no serious climbs on state highways with wide shoulders and quiet back roads. The Pat Stratton Ride is an annual event. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Plattsburgh riding south Plattsburg – Ausable Chasm ride - This ride along the western side of Lake Champlain follows some of the Champlain Bikeway and touches on the foothills of the Adirondacks. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Plattsburgh-Standish bicycle ride Plattsburg – Standish Adirondack Ride - This remote route begins in Plattsburg NY and heads west into the Adirondacks with very little traffic There’s a steady climb for the first 45 miles to Danamora, followed by a steep steady decline for the final 15 back to Plattsburg.  Climbs are steeper riding clockwise, and you’ll have steeper descents if you follow the … Continue reading Plattsburg – Standish Adirondack Ride
Port Henry to Fort Edward NY - Port Henry to Fort Edward is a 64 mile segment of the Lakes to Locks Passage  and includes a loop around Lake George.  Other communities along the route include Crown Point, Ticonderoga, Glens Falls and Whitehall, Hague, Bolton Landing and the town of Lake George.
Revolutionary Trail Scenic Byway - The Revolutionary Trail runs just south of the Adirondack Park in New York State from Albany west along the Mohawk River for 158 miles to Lake Ontario
Ride for Mental Health Ride for Mental Health, New Paltz - The Ride for Mental Health supports McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, for the education, research, and treatment of mental illness.
Riding the Erie Canal Towpath - Originally posted on Remnantology:
The Erie Canal Towpath is the land’s second longest continuous bicycle path—or rather, it would be if it were considered to be a single trail, which it sort of is anyway. The path links Buffalo in the west to Albany in the east and comprises a network of dedicated paths, local…
Roosevelt – Marcy Trail - This 40-mile route follows Teddy Roosevelt’s ride from Mount Marcy NY to the North Creek Depot and continues to Long Lake with spectacular views of the High Peaks.
Rouses Point – Keeseville - Rouses Point to Keeseville is a 38 mile segment of the Lakes to Locks Passage along the New York State shoreline of Lake Champlain, passing also through Coopersville, Chazy, Plattsburgh, Ausable Chasm and Port Kent.
Saratoga Springs – Sacandaga Lake Loop - A scenic Saratoga Cycling Club 85 mile ride from Saratoga Springs NY to Great Sacandaga Lake. Rolling with a few moderate hills. Downloads:  Garmin Training Center (.tcx)  GPX Track (.gpx)  Google Earth (.kml) Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Philadelphia bicycle ride Sissy Danforth Rivergate Trail - The 27 mile Sissy Danforth Rivergate Trail is built on the old Penn Central Railroad bed starting in Philadelphia NY and runs east-west through Theresa and  LaFargeville to Clayton. This map follows a spur north from Theresa to Redwood and back to the branch that continues west to Clayton, for a total of 37 miles. … Continue reading Sissy Danforth Rivergate Trail
Sodus Point Ride - This is a local favorite for Rochester cyclists that starts at the Webster town park and follows backroads to Sodus Point where you can visit the historic Sodus Point Lighthouse and the small lighthouse museum. The return is along Lake Road back to Webster. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print … Continue reading Sodus Point Ride
Southern Adirondack bicycle ride Southern Adirondack Trail - New York State’s 112-mile Southern Adirondack Trail links the Erie Canal to the Adirondacks and passes by the Herkimer diamond mines, West Canada Creek and several Adirondack Lakes. The New York State Canalway Trail System is accessible along much of the Southern Adirondack Trail, with 260 miles of existing multi-use, recreational trails as well as the 500-mile … Continue reading Southern Adirondack Trail
The Lake Champlain Bikeway - The Champlain Bikeway circles around the entire Lake and along the Richelieu River in Quebec on mostly paved rural roads. Connecting theme loops, ranging in distance from 10 to 47 miles in length, follow both paved and unpaved roads. Paved alternates for unpaved sections are not offered for theme loops. Two bridges and four ferry crossings … Continue reading The Lake Champlain Bikeway
Schuylerville Tour de Farm Tour de Farm, Easton NY - Third Annual Tour de Farm Bike-a-thon, fun, healthy and educational bike ride highlighting the scenic landscapes of the upper Hudson River Valley. Riders can choose between a 15 and a 35 mile route. Each route tours the farmland and historic sites within the “view shed” of Saratoga National Historical Park, Sunday, July 29, 2012. The … Continue reading Tour de Farm, Easton NY
Tour de Teddi, Branchport, NY - Saturday September 8, 2018. Tour de Teddi, benefitting Camp Good Days and Special Times, Branchport, NY with a ride around Keuka Lake. Camp Good Days is a nonprofit dedicated in improving the lives of children, adults and families whose lives have been touched by cancer through residential camping experiences and other programs and services. All … Continue reading Tour de Teddi, Branchport, NY
Tour of the Catskills - The annual Tour of the Catskills Start: Church St., Tannersville, NY. 25 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 55 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 80 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue … Continue reading Tour of the Catskills
Walkway Over the Hudson bicycle ride Walkway Over the Hudson - The Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park opened in 2009, providing a bridge for pedestrians, hikers, joggers, bicyclists, and people with disabilities. The former Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge stands 212 feet above the river’s surface and is 6,768 feet (1.28 miles) long, making it the longest elevated pedestrian bridge in the world. There are two … Continue reading Walkway Over the Hudson