Total distance: 5.42 miles
Difficulty level(s): easy
This scenic trail follows a railroad bed south from the Village of Freeville to the Village of Dryden and then continues south to Dryden Lake and beyond to Pervis Rd. Benches every 1/2 mile provide rest stops with interpretive signs marking natural and historical features. Dryden Lake Park provides rest rooms, fishing and picnic shelters. The trail also passes through Cornell Botanic Gardens Pervis Road Wetlands Natural Area, which contains active beaver dams and various wetland habitats, making it an ideal site for wildlife viewing, particularly for migrant and wetland birds.
Part of interconnected trail system: Yes
Trail Surface: Gravel/stone dust
Trail Markers: benches
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.