Rail Trail Status Updates

This is where we will post updates as the build-out and operation of the Adirondack Rail Trail progresses

Trail construction begins

November 7, 2022
Groundbreaking for the Adirondack Rail Trail took place on November 2.

Saranac Lake at the Heart of the Adirondack Rail Trail

September 14, 2022
The Village of Saranac Lake claims that the heart of the Adirondack Rail Trail is to be found in Saranac Lake and the surrounding communities of Lake Clear and Ray Brook.

Rail Trail Gets APA Permit

September 13, 2022
The Adirondack Park Agency issued a permit for the trail to traverse wetlands. The Army Corps of Engineers permit remains as the sole barrier to constructing the first leg of the trail.

ARTA Seeks Executive Director

August 16, 2022
The Adirondack Rail Trail Association (ARTA) has started a search for an Executive Director

BUSINESSES NEED TO PREPARE

July 1, 2022
Adirondack Rail Trail Association kicks off their support for the businesses that will benefit from 250,000 expected visitors.

NYSDEC takes control of the Adirondack Rail-Trail

March 14, 2022
New York State Announces Milestone in Advancement of Adirondack Rail Trail: Transfer of Jurisdiction from DOT to DEC for Tupper Lake-to-Lake Placid Section