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The Huckleberry Trail

Bike, walk, cross-country ski or snowshoe on a 2.3 mile path which is made from a historical railroad track of the Ulster & Delaware and Canajoharie & Catskill Lines.

The Huckleberry Trail follows the old Huckleberry Railroad that ran from the Catskill Mountain House west through Stamford. This 2.7-mile stretch starts on Clum Hill Road, across from Cortina Valley, and ends on Bloomer Road. This mostly shaded trail is ideally suited for bicycles or foot traffic. It meanders through the wilderness, over wooden bridges, and across only one main road (South Main Street).

The view consists of wooded areas, streams, a golf course, residential homes, and a lake. Make a pit stop along the trail to enjoy fishing in the streams or skipping rocks along the water. About two-thirds of the way you will find a playground near Rip Van Winkle Lake. The park includes a skate park, handball court, volleyball court and basketball court.

The trail is designed to reuse railroad right-of-ways originally owned by the Ulster & Delaware and Canajoharie & Catskill Lines. These railroads were historically used to transport tourists from new York City to the Catskill Mountain Resorts. Residents and visitors use the trail for biking, walking, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing.

Park on Lake Road, next to park.


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Walk, bike, ski or snowshoe along the old railroad tracks that brought visitors from New York City to the Catskill Mountains. Travellers from afar would venture to the Catskill Mountains to stay at one of the many resorts, like the famous Catskill Mountain House; which is also a stop on the Kaaterskill Clove Experience.