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New York

New York’s North County Trailway | Photo by TrailLink user slipsoup

Learn about trails in New York including top trails, trail statistics, funding, projects and how you can get involved.

Top 10 Trails in New York video (2021)

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State Stats


total rail-trails


miles of rail-trails


current projects


miles of potential rail-trail

48.9 M

Available Funds in the State

US Funds

FY23 Total Reserved for Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program (source: FHWA)​

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Learn about Transportation Alternatives funding in the state


News & Stories from NY

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Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition

The vision of the Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition (IHTC) is to establish the Industrial Heartland as a premier destination offering a 1,500-miles-plus multiuse trail network experience.

New York’s Chautauqua Rails-to-Trails | Photo by TrailLink user vicki1960

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