State Parks recently acquired the 12.1-mile, multi-use Pat McGee Trail in Cattaraugus County, which supports links to Allegany State Park in New York State and Allegany National Forest in Pennsylvania. [Read more…] about State Protects Rail Trail in Western New York
Thanks to a new public-private partnership between State Parks and the Natural Heritage Trust, a “bike library” that provides free loaner gear to visitors at Shirley Chisholm State Park is open for its third season. [Read more…] about Innovative Bike Library at Shirley Chisholm State Park
The final section of the Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway on the southern shoreline of Long Island has opened to cyclists, runners, skaters and walkers. [Read more…] about Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway Completed
The Empire State Trail, the nation’s longest multi-use state trail, is now open for use. It spans 750-miles in total, 75 percent of which is off-road, ideal for cyclists, hikers, and runners.
The trail runs from New York City through the Hudson and Champlain valleys to Canada, and from Albany to Buffalo along the Erie Canal. [Read more…] about Empire State Trail Declared Complete
State Parks has released a draft plan on future development of the statewide system of non-motorized multi-use trails, also known as greenway trails. [Read more…] about Plans To Expand NYS Greenway Trails; Comments Sought
Continuing its longstanding efforts to expand and improve Minnewaska State Park Preserve in New York’s Ulster County, the Open Space Institute (OSI) has announced the final phase of its fundraising campaign to support the park’s new, four-season visitor center. [Read more…] about Update On Minnewaska Preserve Visitor Center Project
Originally planned as a weekend-long in-person gathering at Paul Smith’s College, Werifesteria 2020 has been shifted to a worldwide virtual camping event, set for September 4-6. [Read more…] about Werifesteria Worldwide Camping Celebration Sept 4-6
Ausable River Association (AsRA) and Bike Adirondacks (BikeADK) have announced the 9th Annual Ride for the River set July 17th through July 26th, 2020.
This fun, family-friendly event is a celebration of the Ausable River and the Adirondack Park communities surrounding it. [Read more…] about Ausable River ‘Ride For The River’ July 17-26
The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation has announced three bike tours of the historic Saratoga Spa State Park this summer.
Linda Harvey-Opiteck will lead attendees on a tour of the park to explore its historic development from 1910 to the present, highlighting its significant architecture and landscape while remaining socially distant. [Read more…] about Bike Tours of the Saratoga Spa State Park
Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor has invited New Yorkers to take part in the 2020 Canalway Challenge, tracing history and tracking miles along New York’s canals and Canalway Trail.
Part fitness challenge, part journey of discovery, the Canalway Challenge is free and registration is open to people of all ages and abilities. [Read more…] about Canalway Challenge Promotes Health and History