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Albany County Rail Trail

65 Voorheesville Ave, Voorheesville, NY 12186-9701
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An Amazing Testament to Healthy Living

We are so fortunate that our towns have joined to create and maintain this rail trail. It is... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2017
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Since my first review, a few things happened. The Delmar/Slingerlands section has been paved with... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2017
Voorheesville, New York
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“scenery” (2 reviews)
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65 Voorheesville Ave, Voorheesville, NY 12186-9701
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Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

We are so fortunate that our towns have joined to create and maintain this rail trail. It is scenic, well taken care of, and easily accessible from several generous parking areas. It is great to be able to walk for miles without having to worry...More

Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Since my first review, a few things happened. The Delmar/Slingerlands section has been paved with asphalt, making it more accessible. And the gap in Slingerlands between the existing two sections has been eliminated. Apparently, the private landowner was squatting on the rail trail right of...More

Thank Jabloomf1230
Reviewed January 18, 2017

A great low-impact hike/ride on flat terrain, giving you miles of pleasant travel which can take you all the way to downtown Albany.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed October 12, 2016

fabulous place for the biker and walker to get away from the cars and enjoy some pear and quiet. Multiple access points make it easy to get on and off.

Thank Rufous72
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We hit this trail a couple times this summer and it's really nice for anyone on a mountain bike or hybrid. The section from Voorheesville to Delmar is unpaved but not real challenging and from Delmar to Albany it all freshly paved. Overall a great...More

Thank Mseinber
Reviewed July 19, 2016

This Bike trail is just right for family. The trail is beautiful and can be challenging. Along the trail, if you know the area, you can even stop for ice cream at either Stewart's or Tastee Freeze (just off the path). There is a beautiful...More

Thank Suni33
Reviewed July 4, 2016

I hate to say this, because I think rail trails in general are a great idea, but I don't think this one is. Went with great expectations, but only did a few miles or so starting from the Voorheesville end. Endlessly straight and flat with...More

Thank easyriderny
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

The trail has three segments, but the segment from Delmar to Albany was not open, so this review applies to the other two segments. The Slingerlands to Voorheesville segment is the nicest, as it runs through an area that is low density suburban to rural...More

1  Thank Jabloomf1230
Reviewed April 6, 2016

This rail trail has only one problem: it's too short! There are plans to extend it; if it connects to the other major trails in the region, it will be a must-do experience.

Thank worthj1970
Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

This is unpaved but walkable. Not suited for road bikes but is fine for mountain bikes. There are local places such as Emma Cleary's for a bite or Stewarts in Voorheesville. The trail is wide open and has views of back yards and rural areas.

Thank Travel2g
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