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Hiking and Multi-Use Herkimer County Trails.

Some trails may be designed for multi-use, which means during the summer, they could be a combination of hiking or bicycling. Please be sure to check before you start out biking to be sure it is allowed on that particular trail.

Russell Park Trail

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In the village of Ilion, travel south on Otsego Street turn left onto Philip Street. Continue on Philip Street over Steele Creek and continue to the Russell Park access road. Park Road, is the access road which continues through the park and exits on to Park Street.


A left turn from Park Street onto Remington Ave. brings you down into the Village of Ilion. A side road off Park Road leads to a parking area giving access to most of the trails.



Varies depending on which trails are hiked.



The trails wind through the woods, down into gullies and along ridges. These trails are good for snowshoeing and cross country skiing in winter.









Herkimer County Trails

This site guide is an introduction to the trails of one of the most scenic areas in New York State, Herkimer County.


We hope that the information will encourage outdoor recreation for both residents and visitors alike....learn more

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