Northern New York Newspapers
Watertown
Ogdensburg
Massena-Potsdam
Lowville
Carthage
Malone
NNY Business
NNY Living
NNY Ads
Wed., Nov. 26
SUBSCRIBE
Serving the community of Ogdensburg, New York
32°F
Related Stories

Section of St. Lawrence trail is ready to go

PREV
NEXT
ARTICLE OPTIONS
A A
print this article
e-mail this article

PARISHVILLE — The northeastern section of St. Lawrence County’s multiuse trail is ready to go after hunting season is over.

“That’s the culmination of a lot of work,” said Legislator Alex A. MacKinnon, R-Fowler, the Board of Legislature’s representative on a trail committee.

The signs are up and a roughly 50-mile stretch from Parishville to the Franklin County line, including a pilot trail, will open soon.

“The rule for the trails is that during hunting season, the trails are closed,” Mr. MacKinnon said.

The trail, meant for many uses — such as snowmobiling, hiking, dog sledding, biking and riding all-terrain vehicles — eventually will provide a corridor from Lewis County through St. Lawrence County to Franklin County. The North Country Regional Economic Development Council awarded the county $500,000 toward the trail system, which organizers hope will be a draw for tourism and recreation.

The other two sections of the trail will open after various problems are worked out.

Commenting rules:
  1. Stick to the topic of the article/letter/editorial.
  2. When responding to issues raised by other commenters, do not engage in personal attacks or name-calling.
  3. Comments that include profanity/obscenities or are libelous in nature will be removed without warning.
Violators' commenting privileges may be revoked indefinitely. By commenting you agree to our full Terms of Use.
Giveaway
Syracuse Football Tickets Giveaway
Connect with Us
OGD on FacebookOGD on Twitter
Tuesday 's Covers