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Stony Brook State Park
Stony Brook State Park …

Start off the day hiking a trail with sunlight cascading through the trees and a backpack slung over your shoulders to get a real feel for the natural beauty of Corning & the Southern Finger Lakes. There's something invigorating about getting back to nature, and breathing in the fresh air. Whether you've set out on your own, or you've entrusted your journey to one of our hiking guides, you'll feel revitalized after spending a day on the trail. If you've chosen to work with one of our excellent hiking guides, you'll learn important skills like land navigation and map reading. Our guides will work with you to customize your hike, either for the afternoon, a full day, or even a three-day adventure!

A great place for exploration is the Finger Lakes Trail, a 950-mile system of trails that meanders throughout the Finger Lakes. Part of the Finger Lakes Trail overlaps with the Great Eastern Trail south of Corning, providing an excellent spot for hiking. Make sure to check out our Let's Go Hiking trails, or even consider taking a bike ride or go geocaching in the Southern Finger Lakes! To truly reconnect with nature, you might want to stay at one of our great campgrounds.

Let's Go Hike - pdf maps

McCarthy Hill State Forest
Spencer Crest Nature Center
Stony Brook Gorge and Rim Trails
Hornby Park
Kanakadea Park
Boyd's Corners
Michael C Fucci Memorial Park at Shawmut
Birdseye Hollow Park Trail 
Hammondsport Village Hike 

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Birdseye Hollow County Park is a rural park featuring picnic facilities: a pavilion, tables and grills, playground equipment and a basketball court. The park is surrounded by State Forest land that...
Bradford, NY
We work to promote and preserve the Chemung River and its watershed. We lead guided paddles, hikes, bike treks and cross-country skiing trips. We do river cleanups and environmental educational...
Elmira, NY
The Finger Lakes Trail is a footpath for hikers which stretches 560 miles from the PA/NY border in Allegany State Park to the Long Path in the Catskill Forest Preserve, crossing beautiful and remote...
Mt. Morris, NY
Harley Mayo Park at Boyds Corners is a county park featuring pavilions with picnic tables and grills, playground, basketball court, hiking trails and flush toilets.
Hornby Park is a county park located in the midst of 150 acres of county forest land. The park features extensive hiking trails, playground, and pavilions with picnic tables and grills.
Corning, NY
Kanakadea Park at Almond Dam is a county park featuring pavilions with picnic tables and grills, playground, basketball court, baseball field, volleyball area, horseshoes, kayaking/canoeing, boat...
Hornell, NY
Letchworth State Park, renowned as the 'Grand Canyon of the East,' is one of the most scenically magnificent areas in the eastern U.S. The Genesee River roars through the gorge over three major...
This 794-acre state forest is managed for watershed protection, production of timber and for recreation and kindred purposes as specified in the State Reforestation Law of 1929. There are currently...
Addison, NY
Nature Park with lots of hiking trails, picnic areas, playground, pond, pavilions, fitness stations and a Nature Center. Trail walks can be arranged at request, May 1 to Oct 15.
Bath, NY
9 hole golf course and 11 miles of hiking trails that connect to the Finger Lakes Trail
Addison, NY
We are an outfitter that supplies quality outdoor gear along with people that know how to use the stuff! Our exclusive selection of gear and service related items are hand picked by our Rangers who...
Corning, NY
A family friendly museum of natural systems including several different displays. We have 250 acres with over 7 miles of trails for activities such as hiking, sledding, x-country skiing, snoeshoeing...
Corning, NY
Camping, swimming, picnicking, Cross-Country Skiing, Hiking
Dansville, NY
The Glen's stream descends 400-ft past 200-ft cliffs, generating 19 waterfalls. Trails overlook the gorge path. Camping, picnicking, hiking, swimming...
Watkins Glen, NY

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