The best hiking / biking / ski trails in Central and Western New York State
A season-by-Season GuideBy Sue Freeman, Footprint Press, author of Take a Hike, Take Your Bike!, and many other guides to the natural beauty of western New York State.
Maps, directions to find the trailheads, information on length and difficulty, and everything you need to know about these trails to have a fun family adventure can be found in the various Footprint Press guidebooks. These books can be found in all local area bookstores, or from the Footprint Press online catalog.
Spring: The ground is usually muddy, so where to go to hike and bike?
Summer: Nature abounds with life, and our area abounds with history. Take your kids into the beautiful wilderness.
Fall: We are among the most colorful of regions in the fall. Warm weather continues right through the end of October. A perfect season to hit the trails!
Winter: No one does winter quite like central and western New York. Find the secrets to the best hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing here.