Hiking and Biking in the Finger Lakes
Lace up your boots, clip in your shoes and get going! Experience, explore and enjoy four seasons of adventure in New York’s Finger Lakes. Eleven crystal clear lakes along with the Erie Canal and Lake Ontario are resources for family fun, water activities and spectacular views and vistas. The new Finger Lakes Hiking and Biking Trail Kit includes great hiking and biking ideas, maps and directions and even suggestions for places to eat and visit nearby. You can call this numberl (toll-free) 877-386-4669 or email us here to get your Ontario County starter kit. In the meantime, here are some of the most popular trails in Ontario County:
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Hiking – Harriet Hollister Spencer Memorial Recreation Area, Honeoye High in the hills between Canadice and Honeoye Lakes, you will enjoy spectacular views of Honeoye and the Rochester skyline
Hiking – Ontario Pathways in Phelps and Canandaigua Once an abandoned railroad line, this volunteer maintained countryside trail now has a canopy of trees and is an ideal location for birdwatchers and snowshoeing.
Biking – Stid Hill, Bristol As the name implies, Stid Hill sits on the side of a hill. For those adventurous mountain bikers this is a must-do! printable biking cues for this trail
Biking – The Bristol Hills, Canandaigua These steep-sided valleys, wooded hilltops and sprawling vineyards provide a backdrop for some of the most stunning scenery in the Finger Lakes! printable biking cues for this trail
Here’s another Great Finger Lakes Find for you–check out the Footprint Press for a series of trail books on hiking trails, water trails, biking trails, cross country ski trails and even waterfall trails that are located in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. Order a book here or read their outstanding blog here.
As always, for a complete listing for all the fun things there are to see and do in Ontario County, Finger Lakes go to VisitFingerLakes.com.