Staying Active2022-01-31T13:11:57-05:00

Staying Active

Stamford, NY – Trails2022-01-31T13:12:02-05:00

Mount Utsayantha

  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Location: Tower Rd, Stamford, NY 12167
  • Relatively steep trail that can be walked to the top but there is the option to drive to the top. Shorter hike, kid & family friendly, hiking, mountain biking, exceptional views overlooking the town, firetower at the top with 360 degree views.

Bald Mountain

  • Distance: 4.5 miles
  • Traffic: light
  • Location: North of Old Forge off NY 28. Turn left on Rondaxe Road. There are many signs for the trailhead.
  • This trail primarily used for hiking, running & nature trips with great views, forestry & wildlife.

Utsayantha Lake Area Loop

  • Distance: 4.5 miles
  • Traffic: light
  • Location: Archibald Field, Stamford, NY 12167
  • Directions: State Rt 10 North from the light at State Rt 10 and 23 Light. 3/4 mile on the right parking area across from NYS DEC Stamford Region 4 Head Quarters and next to Archibald Field Ball Park
  • Year-round accessible, family friendly trail used for hiking, trail running featuring a lake, river & bridges.
Roscoe, NY – Trails2022-01-31T13:12:02-05:00

Huggins Lake Trail

  • Distance: 4.2 miles
  • Traffic: moderate
  • Location: 1258-1534 Berry Brook Rd, Roscoe, NY 12776
  • Year-round accessible trail with a relatively easy walk leading to a lake offering fishing & swimming.

Snowmobile, Mud Pond, Trout Pond Loop

  • Distance: 4.6 miles
  • Traffic: light
  • Location: 1960 Russell Brook Rd, Roscoe, NY 12776
  • Family friendly hiking trail with landmarks, lakes and waterfalls along the way great for walking, running & nature trips.

Split Rock Lookout via Mary Smith Hill Trail (Pelnor Hollow Trail)

  • Distance: 2.4 miles
  • Location: Holiday Brook Rd, Roscoe, NY 12776
  • Family friendly hiking trail with a mostly forest setting great for hiking, walking and running.
Check out more trails connected to the above listed within the Delaware Wild Forest here:
North Blenheim, NY – Trails2022-01-31T13:12:02-05:00

Below are a few trails in the North Blenheim area within Minekill State Park.
Click here for more detailed park & trail info:


Mine Kill State Park Trail

  • Distance: 2.3 miles
  • Traffic: moderate
  • Trail offering an amazing opportunity to experience a variety of scenery & terrain, beautiful views overlooking the Schoharie Creek & Blenheim-Gilboa Reservoir. Year-round access with an immense number of activity options from walking, hiking, running, mountain biking, fishing, cross country skiing.

Mine Kill Falls via Orange Trail

  • Distance: 2.9 miles
  • Traffic: light
  • Trail primarily used for hiking overlooking a beautiful waterfall with the option to view it from above or from below. Family friendly but there are some moderately strenuous areas.

Mine Kill Long Path Loop

  • Distance: 1 miles
  • Traffic: moderate
  • Loop trail in great shape offering an oppurtunity for walking, hiking and nature trips with two water falls along the way.
Delhi, NY – Trails2022-01-31T13:12:02-05:00

Catskill Scenic Trail

  • Distance: 24.9 miles
  • Traffic: moderate
  • Location: 171 Feed Store Rd, Bloomville, NY 13739
  • Flat, family friendly trail bordering a river for much of the trail, offering a number of activities including walking, running & mountain biking.

Bramley Mountain Trail

  • Distance: 3.4 miles
  • Traffic: moderate
  • Location: Bramley Mountain Trail, Glen Burnie Rd, Delhi, NY 13753
  • Family friendly hiking trail offering a variety of scenic views inlcuding forestry, a former fire tower, abandoned quarry, cliffs, caves & more.
Margaretville, NY – Trails2022-01-31T13:12:02-05:00

Below is a breakdown of a number of trails in the Margaretville area offered through Balsam Lake Moutain Wild Forest.
Click here for more detailed park & trail info:


Dry Brook Ridge Trail

  • Distance: 12.5 miles
  • Traffic: light
  • Location: 50-136 S Side Spur, Margaretville, NY 12455
  • Relatively flat trail offering a variety of activities all year round including walking, hiking, snowshoeing and camping opportunities. Not a lot of views, but if you make it far enough there is a great overlook of Pepacton Reservoir.

Basalm Lake Moutain via Dry Brook Ridge Trail

  • Distance: 5.9 miles
  • Location: Dry Brook Ridge Trail Parking Area (Mill Brook Rd), Margaretville, NY 12455
  • Great hike up to the firetower which offers beautiful 360 degree views from the top. Excellent option year round, being a top pick for winter weather that is great for hiking, snowshoeing and more.

Kelly Hollow Loop

  • Distance: 3.4 miles
  • Location: Mill Brook Rd, Margaretville, NY 12455
  • Primarily used for hiking and nature trips featuring a lake and a river running through.

Huckleberry Loop

  • Distance: 12.8 miles
  • Location:
  • This trail primarily used for hiking & nature trips offers an opportunity for sights of wildlife & features a river.
Roxbury, NY – Trails2022-01-31T13:12:02-05:00

South Plattekill via Plattekill Turnpike

  • Distance: 3.6 miles
  • Traffic: light
  • Location: Harold Roberts Rd, Roxbury, NY 12474
  • Trail primarily used for hiking and nature trips with great forest setting. Trail has some overgrown areas.

Plattekill Area Trails

  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Traffic: light
  • Location: Plattekill Rd, Roxbury, NY 12474
  • More of a challenging trail due to elevation and terrain. Offers a great hiking, dog walking, mountain biking & downhill skiing experience with the system of intertwining trails.
Oneonta, NY – Trails2022-01-31T13:12:02-05:00

Tree Identification Trail*

  • Distance: 1.9 miles
  • Traffic: moderate
  • Family friendly trail that is great for hiking, walking, nature trips and features a river along the way.

Emmons Pond Bog Trail

  • Distance: 1.5 miles
  • Traffic: light
  • Location: 2028 White Hill Rd, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Family friendly trail good for all skill levels primarily used for hiking, walking and running in a great forest setting.

Wilbur Park

  • Distance: 1.0+ miles
  • Traffic: light
  • Location: Albert Morris Dr, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Family friendly park with a number of trails ranging in distance & difficulty providing way more than just 1 mile of adventuring. Offers a number of activity options including mountain biking, walking, running with great views & wildlife.

Table Rock Loop

  • Distance: 1.5 miles
  • Location: Table Rock, Chestnut St, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Beautiful trail with great views & scenery, primarily used for hiking, running, mountain biking, cross country skiing & snowshoeing with year-round accesibility.
  • Note: has been mentioned that it can be difficult to find due to being on a college campus.

Mud Lake*

  • Distance: 5.9 miles
  • Traffic: light
  • Primarily used for hiking & trail running, this trail offers a relatively moderate hiking experience featuring a waterfall.
  • Note: mentions of it being muddy/wet; appropriate shoes suggested.
Note: The above starred (*) trails are apart of Robert v. Riddel State Park which has even more to offer than just these few. See map here:
Andes, NY – Trails2022-01-31T13:12:02-05:00

Palmer Hill Trail

  • Distance: 3.3 miles
  • Traffic: moderate
  • Location: Finkle Rd, Andes, NY 13731
  • Family friendly hiking trail with great mountainside views, walks through the meadows and spotting of wildlife!

Andes Rail Trail & Bullet Hole Spur

  • Distance: 3.5 miles
  • Traffic: moderate
  • Location: Andes Rail Trail, 266 Depot St, Andes, NY 13731
  • Easily accessible trail great for individuals, familiies of all ages and dogs. The first section continuing along the old rail bed offering the experience of woodland scenery & beautiful mountain views. Second part of the trail climbs the ridge above the rail bed into the forestry with views of Tremperskill valley.
  • Extras: Trail overlooks a stream & small waterfall

Shavertown Trail

  • Distance: 4.7 miles
  • Traffic: moderate
  • Location: Nyc 4 Rd, Andes, NY 13731
  • Trail for families & novice hikers offering a unique opportunity of incredible views after only 1 mile. Continuing on the walk features beautiful rock ledges & forestry. Features a pond & views of the Pepacton Resevoir.
  • Note: Trail after the pond is CLOSED
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