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posted Nov 5, 2018

Getting Started: A Guide to Planning Trails

by Parks and Trails New York

The 44-page guide covers the key topics: Getting organized, Going public, Trail planning, Integrating natural values and recreational use, and Landowner issues and concerns. This is a joint publication of Parks & Trails New York and Hudson River Valley Greenway to encourage successful trail projects at the local level.


published Jan 1, 2018

Albany-Hudson Electric Trail concept Plan

The Albany-Hudson Electric Trail is an important part of the Empire State Trail, providing a key link between the Capital Region and the Mid-Hudson Valley. Since the trail is being developed along electrical utility lines, this plan incorporates design guidelines addressing safety and operational concerns.


published Sep 1, 2007

Road and Trail Intersection Safety

by Parks and Trails New York

The time has come to learn more about the needs and behaviors of motorists and trail users and ensure that design guidelines and laws and policies governing road and trail intersections fully provide for the safety of this increasingly prevalent type of traffic junction. The purpose of this study is to examine the current state of practice of the design and management of intersections between trails and roadways, gather feedback on road and trail intersection crashes and complaints, raise public awareness of the issue of road and trail intersection safety, and offer policy and design recommendations that will improve the safety of road and trail intersections.


posted Aug 1, 2018

New York State's Erie Canalway Trail

Bringing new life to communities along a 200-year-old industrial corridor.


published Jun 1, 2006

Hoosick Falls Greenway Feasibility Study

The objective of this study was to determine the type of pathway that would best satisfy the needs of the Village of Hoosick community.


published Jun 1, 2010

Partnership works to improve Appalachian Trail in Bear Mountain State Park

Partners work to develop volunteers skills to improve heavily-used sections of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.


published Jan 1, 2010

Bicyclists Bring Business

by Parks and Trails New York

A Guide for Attracting Bicyclists to New York’s Canal Communities


published Sep 16, 2015

Bicyclists Bring Business Workshop Report

by Parks and Trails New York

A summary of the study from a 2015 workshop.


published Jul 1, 2014

The Economic Impact of the Erie Canalway Trail

by Parks and Trails New York

An assessment and user profile of New York's longest multi-use trail


published Nov 1, 1997

Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail & It's Impact on Adjoining Residential Properties

A survey of residents acknowledged that there are disadvantages expressed by some adjacent homeowners, but most reported being satisfied with the trail as a neighbor and experiencing relatively low rates of trail-related problems.


Results from the Business Directory


Erie Canal Boat Company

Fairport, New York

Inclusive Paddling and Cycling Rentals along the Erie Canal Waterway.


7 Liftbridge Lane W., Fairport, New York 14450
(585) 748-2628

PumpTrack Syracuse

Syracuse, New York

Is a group of community members working to build a pump track in Syracuse, New York.


Syracuse, New York

North Salem Open Land Foundation

North Salem, New York

NSOLF is dedicated to preserving the character and natural beauty of the town of North Salem, NY by maintaining environmental and ecological integrity.


PO Box 176, North Salem, New York 10560
(914) 669-5860 • [email protected]

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