Tell Your #NYTrailTale
New York has a great multi-use trail system. We have destination trails like the Erie Canalway Trail that showcase New York’s heritage. We have trails that provide great scenic vistas, like the Hudson Valley Rail Trail and the Walkway Over the Hudson. And of course we have trails that provide active transportation options and recreational opportunities in our busy cities, like Manhattan’s bike super highway, the Hudson River Greenway.
BUT IT’S ABOUT TO GET SO MUCH BETTER…
Why? Governor Cuomo recently announced a vision for a connected trail network from New York City to the Canadian border, and across the state via a completed Erie Canalway Trail. It’s called the Empire State Trail, and it represents a major step forward for outdoor recreation and tourism in New York State.
Parks & Trails New York and partners from across the state have been advocating for more funding for trail construction, and Closing the Gaps in the Erie and Champlain trail corridors for nearly a decade. The Empire State Trail will do that… and more! This great news got us to thinking about the great biking and walking trips that we’ve taken, and new outings that a fully connected trail system makes possible.
Support New York’s growing trail network by sharing a photo of a trail adventure, posting a story of a past trip or outing, or letting us know where your next epic NY adventure will take you.
Share your tale using the form linked to the button below. Once you’ve entered your story, you’ll have the option of sharing the form with others via Facebook and Twitter. If you’d like to post directly to social media, make sure to include #NYTrailTales in your post. Send a copy of your message to firstname.lastname@example.org to be entered to win some NY trail swag.
It’s on! Let the trip planning begin!