Governor Cuomo Announces $6.5 Million Grant to Expand Empire State Trail Initiative in Western New York

Grant Will Connect City of Niagara Falls to New York City, Expand Trail Connections and Enhance Niagara Gorge Access

 

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has received a $6.5 million grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation to expand the Empire State Trail initiative in Western New York. The grant will be used to enhance the trail with gateways, signage, kiosks, bike racks and other amenities that will make it a world-class destination. The grant will also be used to help complete the Shoreline Trail and add trail amenities from Buffalo to Niagara Falls.

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