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Nancy B. Diggs Trail

The Nancy B. Diggs Trail is a segment of the Chautauqua Rails To Trails (CR2T). The CR2T Trail Segments page says, the trail “begins at Hannum Road and runs northward past Bentley Road to State Route 430, passing through woodland and offering first peeks at the agricultural diversity of the area.” The trail is 1.4 miles point to point (2.8 out a...

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Tonawanda Rails to Trails

The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation reports, “This 3.9 mile trail is composed of two segments on top of a former railroad bed in the Town of Tonawanda and the City of Tonawanda.” The town has a useful map which identifies points of interest in the town. The trail even has its own Facebook page. The celebration of trail completio...

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North Buffalo Rails to Trails

The North Buffalo Rails to Trails is a 0.8 mile point to point (1.6 miles out and back) trail in North Buffalo. It starts in Shoshone Park, proceeds through Minnesota Avenue Linear Park and then to Kenmore Ave. Shoshone Park parking lot is shared with ball game teams and spectators. The Kenmore Ave parking lot is dedicated to Tonawanda and North...

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Nadine and Paul Webb Trail

The Nadine and Paul Webb Trail is a segment of the Chautauqua Rails To Trails (CR2T). The trail starts at the Mayville Depot on 394 and proceeds for 1.9 miles to State Route 430. Elevation gain is 138 feet. Park at the Mayville Depot or in Lakeside Park, both of which are off State Route 394 in Mayville near the north end of Chautauqua Lake. F...

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Mayville Village Trail

The Mayville Village Trail is a segment of the Chautauqua Rails To Trails (CR2T). The CR2T Trail Segments page says, the trail “runs from the lakefront area by State Route 394 to State Route 430 by the State Department of Transportation facility.” The trail is 1.2 miles point to point (2.4 out and back) with an elevation gain of 26 feet. Park n...

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Pat McGee Trail

The Pat McGee Trail is a 12.1 mile point to point rail trail from Salamanca to Cattaraugus. The highest point on the trail is the Eastern Continental Divide about 3 miles southeast of the Cattaraugus trailhead. The elevation gain from each end of the trail to the Eastern Continental Divide is 187 feet. The Cattaraugus trailhead has a small parki...

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Lancaster Heritage Trail

The Town of Lancaster Heritage Trail is an 8 foot wide, 4 mile point to point asphalt trail built on a Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad bed. The western trailhead is on Walter Winter Drive and the eastern trailhead is on Townline Road. There are small parking lots at each trailhead. The Town of Lancaster Parks and Rec department warn...

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Lockport Rail Trail

Starting at the southern trailhead on Lockport Road, the Lockport Rail Trail proceeds 2 miles via an Erie Railroad bed to its northern trailhead at Lockport Bypass near Hinman Road with elevation gain of 14 feet. The parking lot at Lockport Road can hold 3-4 cars. The southern trailhead at Lockport Road coincides with the northern trailhead of t...

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Lehigh Memory Trail

Lehigh Memory Trail is an 8-foot wide, 1/2 mile paved trail in the middle of a Williamsville, NY, residential area. The parking lot is just off South Long Street in the village. There are lovely benches along the way. Leave No Trace, Ten Essentials While you’re enjoying the outdoors, please leave no trace for the sake of the environment and pa...

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Cheektowaga Historic Rails to Trails

The Cheektowaga Historic Rails to Trails (AKA Lehigh Valley Railroad Rail Trail) is a 2.35 mile, 8-foot wide asphalt trail built on a Lehigh Valley Railroad bed adjacent to an active rail yard. The trail proceeds west and south from Union Road ending at the corner of Hurd and Medina Streets. The trail head has a small parking lot off Union Rd ju...

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