A rundown of community trails, that orginally ran with this article in the Nov/Dec 2020 issue of Adirondack Explorer.
Conservation Park. Two short interpretive trails along the sides of a pond, with picnic tables and a dock. 50 Edgecomb Pond Road. Up Yonda Farm Environmental Education Center. Exhibits, and classes, nonmotorized use of 10 trails up to 1.1 miles overlooking Lake George. 5239 Lake Shore Drive.
Chester Creek. Two trails, up to 1.9 miles in woods and wetlands behind the Chester town offices. 6307 Route 9, Chestertown. Dynamite Hill and Carolyn M. Fish Trails. Multi-use trails of up to 2.6
miles on town lands. Dynamite Hill Road, Chestertown.
Blueberry and Otis Mountain Trails. Thirty-eight trails from three trailheads. Lord Road off Route 9N, Bronson Way off of Roscoe Road, Lobdell Lane off of Route 9.
Keene Town Trail. A 1-mile loop, west of Marcy Field, from the hiker parking. Route 73, 2.2 miles north of Keene Valley.
Lake George Recreation Center. Sixteen multi-use trails mostly on 4-5 miles of former logging roads. Access to Berry Pond Preserve and to a herd path up Prospect Mountain. 124 Transfer Road.
Potash Mountain/Harris Land Preserve. A 1.4-mile trail to the summit and a 0.5-mile nature trail. Hiking, snowshoeing. Potash Road just north of Dunkley Road.
Heaven Hill Trails. Eight multi-use trails or loops in woods and fields 2.2 miles out Bear Cub Road from Old Military Road. Henry’s Woods Trails. Five multi-use loops and trails close to town 0.1 miles on Bear Cub Road from Old Military Road. Craig Wood Trails. Three-plus mainly biking multi-use miles of trails adjacent to Craig Wood Golf Course, Country Club Lane.
Adirondack Interpretive Center, SUNY ESF. Four trail loops plus Goodnow Mountain and connector to the Camp Santanoni Historic Area, Harris Lake, and Overlook Park. 5922 Route 28N.
North Creek Ski Bowl. Six trails or loops, with three more that lead to forest preserve, including the Schaeffer trail up Gore Mountain; 0.5-5 miles. Multi-use, biking, and skiing. 0.5 miles
south of town on Route 28.
MacCauley Mountain. Seven multi-use trails for cross-country skiing, hiking, mountain biking; also hiking on the downhill ski trails and a perimeter loop around this Town of Webb land, a wildlife refuge. 300 MacCauley Road.
Visitor Interpretive Center. Some 25 miles on 26 multi-use trails woods, wetlands, ponds; hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, paddling. 8023 Route 30.
Dewey Mountain Recreational Center. Eight multi-use trails, 10.5 miles, biking, hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing. Winter fees and equipment rentals. Route 3, 1.3 miles west of
Routes 3 and 86 intersection.
Francis J. Dean Farm Heritage Trails. Thirteen trails, 3.6 miles. From the center of Stony Creek, north 0.2 miles on Harrisburg, right on Lanfear and left 100 yards on Murray Road.
James C. Frenette Sr. Trails. Trails along 5 miles of town and adjacent private land. Nonmotorized use, in summer restricted to the trail around the golf course. Country Club Road.
James Dubuar Memorial Forest. Twenty-one named trails and also forestry roads, picnic area and Cathedral Rock fire tower. Ranger School Road.
Hackensack Mountain Park and Recreation Area. Five trails on the mountain from three access points: Hackensack Avenue, Prospect Street, and Warrensburg Junior/Senior High School, 103
Schroon River Road. Hudson River Recreation Area Nature Trails. Four hiking/cross-country skiing trails, picnic area, paddling access to the Hudson River. Golf Course Road, 2.5 miles north of town.
Boquet River Nature Preserve (Big Woods). A 2-mile loop along the Boquet near town. Two entrances: South Library Street and end of Gilliland Lane. Florence Hathaway Park. A 1-mile
loop Route 22 just west of Noblewood Park. Noblewood Park. A 1-mile round trip, including beach connector access to Lake Champlain and the Boquet River delta. Fee to park inside the
gate. 96 Noblewood Park, Route 22.