Take yourself on an adventure on one of our many trailways.

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!

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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.

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