ONEIDA RAIL TRAIL:

ONEIDA, NEW YORK

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Last Updated:       July 31, 2016

Length:                 Oneida Rail Trail; 1.5 miles (2 segments)

Difficulty:            Moderate. Flat grass rail trail. Avoid after rain. 

Directions:     

To Start from Hubbard Place; From the intersection of Routes 5 & 13 in Canastota travel east on Route 5 for 3 miles. Turn left on Hubbard Place and travel 0.5 miles. The trailhead is on your right. Only enough room for a couple of cars.

To Start from the Seneca Street/ Oneida HS parking lot; From the intersection of Routes 5 & 13 in Canastota travel east on Route 5 for 5 miles. Turn left on Seneca and travel just past the High School entrance. A parking lot is next to the trail head on your left.

The Oneida Rail Trail is a planned trail system of three interconnecting rail beds creating a loop around the city. Three abandoned rail beds, the NY Central RR, West Shore Division RR and the NY Ontario & Western RR all passed through town. The first rail bed converted for use follows the former West Shore Division RR. This is a work in progress and so far only 1.5 miles of trail, in two segments are open. For more information visit; ONEIDA RAIL TRAIL .

Starting from Hubbard Place; Travel east past a gate along a wide grass lined rail bed through a wooded corridor. The trail travels out to Lenox Ave and ends. Currently, as of August 2016, a gap exists between the next section at Sayless St. Starting from Sayless St the wide grass lined rail trail continues east along a residential corridor atop a berm ending after only 0.5 miles next to the Seneca Street/ Oneida HS parking lot

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