Saratoga County trail map

A map made from the recreational trail dataset released by Saratoga PLAN. Click on the trails for more info about them.

Following the many paths in Saratoga County

Saratoga County trail map clip Vischer Ferry

A clip from the map we rolled use the new data.

Check it out: Saratoga PLAN has released a new set of info about the many recreational trails and paths in Saratoga County. Blurbage:

Saratoga County boasts over 280 miles of recreation trails - with new trails added or improved each season. Saratoga PLAN is the keeper of a countywide trails dataset, which was originally compiled in 2011 and was updated during 2016-2017. The updates were made possible due to a network of tireless volunteers, important partners, and two skilled interns, Amy Marshall and Abigail Larkin. ...
Knowing the location, condition, and allowable uses on a given trail is imperative for recreation planning by everyone from the casual or serious user to local and countywide planners. Saratoga county is known for its trail diversity, including the urban Saratoga Greenbelt Trail, the historic Champlain Canalway trail, the nature trails of Moreau Lake State Park, and the more local loops offering enjoyable outdoor experiences in Saratoga PLAN's Coldbrook and Ballston Creek Preserves. Eventually, as new trails are developed, such as at Corinth Reservoir Recreation area, Anchor Diamond Park, or around Lake Bonita in Moreau Lake State Park, they will be mapped and added to the countywide trails dataset.

Saratoga PLAN has made the files available that geographic information systems can use as a sort of recipe to make maps of the trails. You can use an application like Google Earth to view them.

We downloaded info and rolled a map for easy viewing. Let's have a look...

Look up

The map is at the top in large format -- click or scroll all the way up.

Albany County

Prompted by the new dataset for Saratoga County, we were poking around for other local county trail maps. Albany County has a trail map available through its extensive set of online maps -- just click open the "Parks & Recreation" folder on the map at that link and check the "trails" box.

Comments

CDTC has regional maps, they need to be updated but they are still relevant:

http://www.cdtcmpo.org/maps/download-print-cdtc-maps
www.cdtcmpo.org/trails

This is great - an excellent source for exploring new trails! I'm already planning on trying out a new one this weekend.

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