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Saratoga Running & Cycling Trails

Ready to run, cycle or jog? There are a variety of running and cycling loops in and around Saratoga Springs that are perfect for any runner or biker! Whether you're looking for a short 1-mile bike ride or you're preparing to train for a 5K or even a marathon, Saratoga offers a variety or loops and trails that are ideal for runners and cylists of any level.

a path in the woodsPath in Saratoga Spa State Park

Saratoga Springs State Park

  • Located between Route 50 and Route 9 (South Broadway)
  • About 15 miles of road and wooded trails
  • Offers quiet, peaceful atmosphere

Ballston Veterans Bike Trail

  • Located in town of Ballston in Saratoga County
  • 3.5 miles of trail
  • Converted to a bikeway and walking trail
  • Asphalt covered path

Zim Smith Trail

  • Located in town of Malta
  • Long, multi-use trail
  • Mostly asphalt trail, with some hard packed dirt sections

Lake Lonely

Saratoga Lake

Saratoga National Historic Battlefield

Lake Desolation

  • 38.4 mile trail
  • The loop begins at Alder Creek, passes through the Daketown State Forest, and Lake Lonely and ends at Longfellow's
  • Check out the trail route here »

Saratoga Monument

  • Great route for biking
  • 11 miles (one way)
  • Enjoy scenic farmland
  • About 9 miles in, catch a glimpse of the Saratoga Monument

Old Champlain Canal Towpath

  • Located in town of Waterford
  • 3 mile trail
  • A restored multi-recreational trail

Saratoga National

Grant Mountain

  • Great biking route
  • 14.5 miles
  • This sweat-building route keeps you working the whole way with steep hills
  • Take in views of the Hudson River and Grant Mountains

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