Cayuga Waterfront Trail

Total distance: 6.35 miles

Difficulty level(s): easy

The Cayuga Waterfront Trail is a 5.5 mile, multi-use trail providing an active, non-motorized transportation and recreation way connecting our community's most popular waterfront destinations along the southern shore of Cayuga Lake. A 2 mile loop in Cass Park extends to a linear trail connecting the West End/Inlet Island area, the Ithaca College and Cornell University Boathouses, Ithaca Farmers Market, Newman Golf Course, Stewart Park, the Ithaca Youth Bureau, and the Chamber of Commerce/Visitor Center.

Trailhead GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 42.44262
Longitude: -76.514644

Parking Locations

Multiple parking options may be specific to certain trails within this site.

Trail Attributes

  • Good for Biking
  • Good for Hiking
  • Good for Running
  • Lakes visible
  • Unique Wildlife Viewing
  • Picnicking allowed
  • Restrooms available

More Info

Part of interconnected trail system: Yes

Trail Surface: Pavement

Trail Markers: signs at trailheads, no

This trail is ADA Accessible.

Use of firearms for deer hunting is not allowed. Bow hunting may be allowed. BE SAFE: See the specific trail owner/steward’s website for the most up to date details

This trail is open year round.

Visit the Trail Owners/Stewards