filed under: featured trails


New York to build the Empire State Trail, the largest state multi-use trail in the nation

The 750-mile trail will provide new opportunities for hiking and biking along scenic vistas and through charming, historic communities, driving tourism and economic activity across New York.

The FY 2018 State Budget provides $200 million to complete the Hudson River Valley Greenway and Erie Canalway trails and creates the Empire State Trail, the largest state multi-use trail in the nation. The 750-mile trail will provide new opportunities for hiking and biking along scenic vistas and through charming, historic communities, driving tourism and economic activity across New York. The Empire State Trail will span the state, from the New York Harbor up through the Adirondack Mountains to the Canadian border – and from the shores of Lake Erie along the historic Erie Canal to the heart of the Capital Region."

Published April 11, 2018

More Articles in this Category

Neutaconkanut Hill Trails

The historic Neutaconkanut Hill park has been improved with trail work and facilities for visitors.

Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Funds Help Bring Changes to Oklahoma State University (OSU) Botanical Garden

The botanical garden at OSU is undergoing improvements with the help of RTP grant funding.

Five Iconic Trails Under 50 Miles

A trail need not be over 100 miles in length to become a travel destination. Plenty of people desire shorter trail experiences and are willing to design a trip around them just the same.

2020 NRT Photo Contest Winners Announced

The results are in! Here are our picks from the 230 photos submitted for the 2020 photo contest.