Winter Trails: New York Guide Book

by Johanna and Ron Farra (The Globe Pequot Press)
Winter Trails New York  by Johanna and Ron Farra

226pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762705574

Designed for all levels, from consummate winter recreational skiers and snowshoers to beginners and families, this is a guide to 45 of the best winter trails across New York for cross-country skiing & snowshoeing. Each outing is described in detail including info on landscape, distance, difficulty, surface, elevation and more. Also covers equipment, clothing, safety, navigation, and etiquette for those new to these winter sports.

© Johanna and Ron Farra/The Globe Pequot Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Winter Trails: New York" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 76.
... Preview: Belleayre Mountain is one of only a few Nordic ski facilities in the state where skiers and snowshoers may enjoy the amenities of a modern Alpine ski lodge. Winter enthusiasts find Belleayre Mountain ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Highmount, NY - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: Belleayre Mountain is one of only a few Nordic ski facilities in the state where skiers and snowshoers may enjoy the amenities of a modern Alpine ski lodge. Winter enthusiasts find Belleayre Mountain ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Highmount, NY - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: Unique and sensitive environments, valuable for their many rare geological and vegetation features, characterize Minnewaska State Park Preserve. The preserve is situated in the dramatic Shawangunk Mou ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
New Paltz, NY - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 9.2
... Preview: Located about forty-five minutes north of the small city of Glens Falls is the tiny hamlet of North River. The region is known for its garnet mines, established in 1907. This beautiful red mineral is ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
North River, NY - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Located about forty-five minutes north of the small city of Glens Falls is the tiny hamlet of North River. The region is known for its garnet mines, established in 1907. This beautiful red mineral is ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
North River, NY - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: The heavy snowfall is one of Tug Hill’s most unique recreational assets. While the Tug Hill is not a wilderness area in its strict sense, its densely forested terrain can become confusing even to the ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Boylston, NY - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: The heavy snowfall is one of Tug Hill’s most unique recreational assets. While the Tug Hill is not a wilderness area in its strict sense, its densely forested terrain can become confusing even to the ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Boylston, NY - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: John Boyd Thacher Park, located 16 miles west of Albany, is situated along the Helderberg Escarpment acknowledged by geologists as one of the richest fossil-bearing formations in the world. Today the ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Voorheesville, NY - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: John Boyd Thacher Park, located 16 miles west of Albany, is situated along the Helderberg Escarpment acknowledged by geologists as one of the richest fossil-bearing formations in the world. Today the ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Voorheesville, NY - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: The city-owned cross-country ski trails at Crandall Park in Glens Falls were professionally designed and are well maintained throughout the skiing season by a group of local volunteers called Friends ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Glens Falls, NY - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 3.1
... Preview: One of the last of America’s great nineteenth-century mountain resorts, Mohonk Mountain House stands at the heart of a magnificent 26,000-acre natural area in the Shawangunk Mountains of New York. The ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
New Paltz, NY - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 1.9
... Preview: The Rockefeller Preserve is characterized by a variety of wildlife habitats, woodlands, wetlands, meadows, and a twenty-four-acre lake. Twenty miles of carriage roads take visitors on intimate wooded ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Tarrytown, NY - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Trail Running - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: The Rockefeller Preserve is characterized by a variety of wildlife habitats, woodlands, wetlands, meadows, and a twenty-four-acre lake. Twenty miles of carriage roads take visitors on intimate wooded ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Tarrytown, NY - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Snowshoeing,Trail Running - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: The Finger Lakes Trail System (FLT) consists of the 560-mile main trail and several branches totaling an additional 250 miles. The Finger Lakes Trail begins at the Pennsylvania border and extends east ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Castile, NY - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 3.1
... Preview: The Finger Lakes Trail System (FLT) consists of the 560-mile main trail and several branches totaling an additional 250 miles. The Finger Lakes Trail begins at the Pennsylvania border and extends east ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Castile, NY - Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 3.1
... Preview: The Olympic ski trails at Mt. Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid were designed in 1976 for athletic competition at the 1980 Olympic Winter Games. The length, contour, and steepness of the trails is prescri ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Lake Placid, NY - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: With health and recreation as its major thrust, Saratoga Spa State Park offers miles of multiuse trails over a wide variety of terrain throughout the park. There are more than 12 miles of trails suita ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Saratoga Springs, NY - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: With health and recreation as its major thrust, Saratoga Spa State Park offers miles of multiuse trails over a wide variety of terrain throughout the park. There are more than 12 miles of trails suita ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Saratoga Springs, NY - Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: Letchworth State Park, just 45 miles south of Rochester, comprises 14,300 acres of scenic magnificence. The precipitous walls of the gorge, the Genesee River winding below, the plunge and spray of dra ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Castile, NY - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: The Warren County winter trails travel over a wide variety of terrain, ranging from the flat, open golf course trails of the south to the hilly woodland slopes of the north. This network of groomed tr ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: New York"
Warrensburg, NY - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 2