Albany - Riders

Mohawk Hudson Bike Hike Trail

Albany to Peebles Island State Park
  • 10 miles
  • 3 to 5 hours
  • 1 hour
  • Dog-friendly
  • Paved

Trail Overview

This 10-mile Empire State Trail section from Albany to Cohoes provides spectacular views of the Hudson River. The southern and northern sections are paved off-road paths, welcoming walkers and bicyclists of all abilities. Conversely, the middle section is on-road, intended for experienced bicyclists comfortable riding next to vehicle traffic. The route starts at the Corning Preserve in downtown Albany, heading north for 4.25 miles on the Mohawk Hudson Bike Hike Trail (MHBHT). The middle 3.75-mile section from Watervliet to Green Island is designated on the shoulders of public roads. The northern 2-mile section from Green Island to Peebles Island State Park is off-road trail. Parking is available at the Corning Preserve, MHBHT parking lot in Watervliet, at Cannon Street in Green Island, and at Peebles Island.

Cycling Directions

Cue sheets provide step by step navigation instructions for cycling the trail in both directions.

CV01-CV02_South-North Download CV02-CV01_North-South Download
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