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BIKING anyone? Lake George has GREAT trails for biking!

 

At the southern tip of Lake George where the steamships dock, you'll find the entrance to The Warren County Bikeway - a beautiful wooded 9-mile long bike path. The bike path is dotted with signs from the historical association, telling of times past and historical events that make the trip educational as well as great fun! There are picnic tables along the way and scenic spots to stop and take a break, so be sure to pack your backpack with a snack and enjoy the sights and sounds of the streams that run along the path. For a Warren County Bike Trail map, call 518-623-2877.

Along the way you will bike in a forest under a canopy of trees. You'll pass the Magic Forest Amusement Park, continue over the bridge near the outlet malls and over a bridge which goes over a small inlet of Glen Lake and past the Glens Falls Country Club.

For the avid biker, the trail eventually connects to the Feeder Canal Trail by way of an abandoned railroad right-of-way in the city of Glens Falls. The Feeder Canal trail is a gravel path that passes the five stepped locks, which is an amazing site. This is best for mountain bikes and not suited for road bikes. It is also about 9 miles long. For a map, call the Feeder Canal Alliance at 792-5363.

There are countless trails, country roads and byways that make for great biking in the Adirondacks. From paved roads to mountainous terrain, the whole family can take in the scenic landscapes and natural beauty of the region. Here are a few of our favorites:

  • Hudson Pointe Nature Preserve - Located off of Corinth Road, this 83 acres of land includes extensive trails for hikers, bikers and joggers alike. Open daily from dawn to dusk.
  • Adirondack Marathon - A Schroon Lake path that takes the rider on a 26 mile paved loop around the lake.
  • West River Rd - A relatively flat, 12 mile path that begins at the border of Fort Edward and Gansevoort and ends at the Saratoga Monument.

For those who enjoy RV camping, the Lake George RV Park is conveniently located near the Warren County bike trail system and offers 3 miles of paved bike trails on their premises.

 

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