New York's natural and cultural resources support a tremendous diversity of trails which offer myriad experiences ranging from hiking the Finger Lakes Trail, cross-country skiing in Allegany State Park, rollerblading along the Erie Canal, to snowmobiling on the Tug Hill, climbing the Adirondack high peaks, traversing the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, and biking on New York City's extensive greenway system. Every area of the state offers a unique setting and a different set of opportunities.
The following is a listing of web resources that include information and maps on recreational trails throughout the state. There are Federal and State Agency websites and other statewide, regional and county-level trail inventory resources. Explore the links below to locate recreational trail opportunities where you want to go.
Note: Not all New York counties have web resources for trails.