HIKING & BIKING

Hiking and biking are allowed in any training areas that are open for recreational use. All regular access and check-in/check-out procedures apply.

The first designated hiking trail has been established in Fort Drum's Training Area in June 2023--the Bonaparte Area Trail Complex in Training Area 19C. There are also hiking trails in the Cantonment Area.

For hiking and biking trails near Fort Drum, see the following:

For a longer biking adventure that passes near Fort Drum, see the following:

  • The Great Lakes Seaway Trail - Lighthouse Bicycling Trip - is an estimated 9 day/8 night trip 407 miles one way between Presque Isle Light Station in Erie, PA to Tibbetts Point Lighthouse in Cape Vincent, NY. A shorter ride is a 149 mile trip along the Lake Ontario shoresline starting at Lakeview Wildlife Management Area in Ellisburg and following NYS Rte 12 and 37 to Massena.
  • The Olympic Trail is a 170 mile trip that parallels the NYS Rte 3 corridor starting at Sackets Harbor and ending at Lake Champlain.