The Finger Lakes Trail

New York’s Premier Footpath Since 1962

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Recent Trail Notices

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Finger Lakes Trail COVID-19 Update

Updated June 16, 2020: FLT staff and members of our Board of Managers are monitoring the situation carefully and are following the guidance of the CDC as well as recommendations from the DEC and State Parks. For detailed information on recommended trail usage and cancelled/rescheduled FLTC events please see our COVID-19 FAQ.

Paid-Up Membership

If you are already a member add the FREE “Paid-Up Membership” to your cart when you check out.  This will ensure you receive your membership discount on checkout and will create your member account.  The office will verify your membership and assign the correct membership type (e.g. Individual, Family, etc.) to your account.

Not a member yet?  You can add a membership and get the discounts; and you will be supporting the FLT.

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Hiking Programs

The 2020 Volunteer Hours Census is ready now. Go to this page to report your hours

FLT50

The Finger Lakes Trail Conference is excited to announce the 2021 FLT50 Challenge! Register online, complete 50 miles on the FLT before the end of the year, record and submit your mileage, and we’ll reward you with an awesome FLT50 patch and sticker.

2021 Cross-County Hike Series
Cortland County

The Finger Lakes Trail’s popular Cross County Hike Series through Cortland County was postponed from 2020 to 2021. We are in the early planning stages with a possible start date in June. Stay tuned for more details!

New Resources for Hikers

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The mission of the Finger Lakes Trail Conference is to build, protect, enhance, and promote a continuous footpath across New York State. Forever!

The Finger Lakes Trail system, over 950 miles in length, runs from the Pennsylvania-New York border in Allegany State Park to the Long Path in the Catskill Forest Preserve, with branch trails to Niagara Falls, the Genesee River valley, the Great Eastern Trail south of Corning, the central Finger Lakes, and the Syracuse region. From the PA border to the northeast end of the Onondaga Branch, the Finger Lakes Trail is also the North Country National Scenic Trail. This system is built and maintained almost entirely by volunteers. Covering some of the most scenic land in New York, we welcome you to hike it, and volunteer to keep it beautiful. This site offers maps and tools for both.