Welcome to the Adirondack Rail Trail. The 34-mile multipurpose trail will serve users of all ages and abilities year-round. It will enable residents and visitors to enjoy safe, healthful exercise, commune with nature, and soak up Adirondack history. Use this website to plan your trip and to celebrate and join the community spirit in giving back to this treasured amenity.
Whether your journey takes you along the beautiful Lake Colby causeway, or the vibrant sections in Tupper Lake, Saranac Lake, and Lake Placid, the Adirondack Rail Trail is an experience to be savored.
Please note: The nearly 10-mile section between Station Street in Lake Placid and Broadway in Saranac Lake is now open. Roughly 15 miles of trail between Saranac Lake and Floodwood Lane is also under construction and will likely open in 2024 . Construction on the nearly 10-mile section between Floodwood Lane and Tupper Lake will begin in early 2024 and likely conclude in 2025; until construction starts, interim recreation is allowed at users' own risk. Please note that public use may be limited or restricted in sections due to hazardous conditions or active construction or maintenance.