Trails (Walking/Hiking)

Trails (Walking/Hiking)

Erie Canalway / Jordan Level Trail

The Jordan Level trail is a nearly 5 mile long stone dust trail that connects the historic erie Canal towpath in Camillus to the path in Cayuga county. This trail is just one piece of the scenic Erie Canal byway that stretches across the entire state of NY from Buffalo to Albany.

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Pratt’s Falls Park

Natural dirt and gravel trails through the woods feature a variety of terrain, and views of the falls and gorge.  Click here to download the park map.

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Lakeview Park

Located along the scenic western shore of Onondaga Lake, this paved trail meanders through over 4.5 miles of woodlands and open areas. It is perfect for bicyclists, walkers, runners and nature enthusiasts. This side of Onondaga Lake is rich in history; several resorts and dance halls once stood here. The newly opened extension offers spectacular lake and city views and runs right through the new Lakeview Amphitheater. Several shelters and benches can be found along the trail for visitors convenience. Click here to download an Onondaga Lake Park map.

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Jamesville Beach Park

The Fishing Access Trail, 200 yards long and 8-10' wide features good access for shoreline fishing in the Reservoir and Butternut Creek and leads to the 1/4 mile Off-Leash Dog Walking Trail. The 10k Cross-Country Running Trail is 5-16' wide and features measured distances, marked start and finish lines and course markers and also leads to the Dog Trail. All trails are a combination of natural, bark chip and grass surfaces.

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Beaver Lake Nature Center

Over 9 miles of maintained walking trails across gentle and varied terrain invite you to restore your connection to the earth. Beaver Lake's 600 natural acres are the perfect setting for family fun or solitary renewal. Click here for more information.

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Highland Forest

The best way to experience the great outdoors is to explore the wooded trails of Highland. Click here to download the Highland Forest Trails Map. Some of the trails at Highland Forest are part of the Finger Lakes Trail which begins at the Pennsylvania -New York border in Allegany State Park and continues to the Long Path in the Catskill Preserve.

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Onondaga Lake Park

Four Great Trails at Onondaga Lake Park! Whether it's in-line skating, bicycling, walking or running, Onondaga Lake Park has the perfect trail for visitors of all ages. For more information, including mileage and parking, click here to download the Onondaga Lake Park map. Click here for detailed trail information.

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