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Shoreline Trail

Buffalo to Tonawanda
  • 8 miles
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • 1 hour
  • Dog-friendly
  • Paved

Trail Overview

This 8-mile Empire State Trail section is a paved, off-road trail welcoming bicyclists and walkers of all abilities. The trail starts in north Buffalo at Hertel Avenue, just west of Interstate I-190. From there, the off-road path heads northeast to the City of Tonawanda, providing dramatic views of the Niagara River, which is the border with Canada. The Shoreline Trail section ends in the City of Tonawanda, at the western entrance to the Erie Canal. Street parking and visitor services are available in Buffalo and Tonawanda, and at a several waterfront parks along the 8-mile route.

Cycling Directions

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

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Upcoming Trail Weather
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Wind: 15 mph W
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Hotels/Motels & Resorts

Super 8 Kenmore/Buffalo/Niagara Falls

The Super 8 Kenmore is conveniently located off I90 at Exit 53 at 1288 Sheridan Drive

Buffalo State College and University of Buffalo are 5 minutes away. Downtown Buffalo is only 10 minutes away. Niagara Falls is less than 20 minutes away.

The Super 8 offers complimentary high speed internet access, local calls, Continental SuperStart Breakfast, and Free Parking. Bus, RV, and Truck parking is available.