About the Trail
Explore New York State's Iconic Landscapes and Diverse History
The Empire State Trail promotes healthy lifestyles and provides a place for friends and families to experience everything the Empire State has to offer.
The Empire State Trail will be a multi-use path designed to accomodate shared use by pedestrians and bicyclists.
Timeline: The Empire State Trail
Finalizing more than 60 construction project descriptions, scopes, budgets, and timelines.
Installation of wayfinding and information signage along existing trails; new trail construction to begin.
Completion of the 750-mile Empire State Trail, making New York home to the longest state multi-use trail in the nation.
Legs of the Trail
The proposed route of the Empire State Trail within the Hudson Valley, including exisiting and proposed new trails.
The proposed route of the Empire State Trail within the Erie Canalway corridor, including exisiting and proposed new trails.