Washington County has the trails of your hiking, biking, snowmobiling, and skiing dreams. Some trails feature both suburban and rural scenery while others highlight the beauty of Upstate New York. Looking for trails during the winter months for snowmobiling or skiing? We’ve got those too! We have several trails and snowmobiling clubs that ride all over. Check out all our trails locations and see which one excites you!
Hike, Bike, or Paddle Along the Empire State Trail
The 750-mile trail passes through Washington County via the Champlain Canalway Trail, which runs from Waterford to Whitehall. Bicyclists and hikers can explore New York State’s extraordinary experiences, people, and places. Plus, you can hit the water and paddle your way along the route, too!
Feeder Canal and Five Combined Locks Park and Bike Trail
Alfred Z. Solomon Grassland Viewing Area – Grassland Bird Trust
Black Mountain – Lake George Wild Forest – DEC
Dolph Pond State Forest – NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation
The Hiking Trail at New Skete Monastery
Slate Valley Rail Trail
Goose Egg State Forest
Learn The History Of Washington County
Washington County is rich with historic sites, museums and landmarks from Battle Hill in Fort Ann, a significant battle of the Revolutionary War, to the Fort House Museum in Fort Edward that exhibits hundreds of thousands of artifacts and exhibits that chronicle the history of Washington County.