Trail Access Points along Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail

Location

Parking lot?

Number of spots

Notes

End of trail, Rotterdam Junction, Route 5S

No

None

On-road parking only

Leggerio Lane, Rotterdam Junction

No

None

On-road parking only

Turnbull Lane, Rotterdam Junction

No

None

On-road parking only

Woestina Street, Rotterdam Junction

No

None

On-road parking only

Mabie Lane, Rotterdam Junction

No

None

On-road parking only

Route 5S road crossing, Rotterdam Junction

No

None

Bike access only – no safe on-road parking

Kiwanis Park, Route 5S, Rotterdam Junction

Yes

Ample

Restrooms available by pavilion; boat launch

Exit 23, off Route 5S, Rotterdam Junction

No

None

Pedestrian/bike access only

Lock 8, Rotterdam

Yes

Ample

Restrooms (port-a-johns) available

Old Lock 23, Rotterdam

No

None

On-road parking only; do not block access road

Rice Road, Rotterdam

Yes

12+

Picnic tables, no facilities

Schenectady County Community College, Schenectady

Yes

Ample

Trail users can park on the ring road close to the trail entrance or in the nearby college lots

Jay Street, Schenectady

No

None

Park is available in nearby municipal lots

Nott Street, Schenectady

No

None

Lot here is private but bikes and pedestrians can access the trail

Peek Street, Schenectady

No

None

On-street parking

Seneca Street, Schenectady

Yes

Ample

Unmaintained municipal lot

Maxon Road Extension, Schenectady

No

None

Bike and pedestrian access only; no on-street parking

Anthony Street, Schenectady

No

None

On-street parking only

Aqueduct Park, Aqueduct Road, Niskayuna

Yes

Ample

May be full during regatta events; must cross busy road to access trail

East Street, Niskayuna

Yes

3-4 cars

Do not block access to private driveway/garage adjoining the trail

River Road, Niskayuna, opposite St. Joseph’s Drive

Yes

5-6 cars

Do not block GE access road

River Road, Niskayuna

No

1-2 cars

East of GE R&D Center, West of KAPL entrance, there’s a small dirt pull-off to off access to the GE Wildflower trail

KAPL, River Road, Niskayuna

No

None

Do not park on access roads; bike and pedestrian access only

Jeff Blatnick Park, River Road, Niskayuna

Yes

Ample

Two large lots may be full while baseball games are underway; restrooms available seasonally

Lock 7, Lock 7 Road (off River Road), Niskayuna

Yes

Ample

Also a boat launch

Trail crossing, Lock 7 Road, Niskayuna

Yes

6-8 cars

Use caution when crossing road

Ferry Road, Niskayuna

No

1-2

Paved access trail provides entrance to trail near bridge; parking at side of road

Lions Park, River Road, Niskayuna

Yes

Ample

Restrooms available seasonally; boat launch

Mohawk Landing Park, River Road, Colonie

Yes

Ample

Restrooms available seasonally

River Road, Colonie

No

3-4 cars

A handful of pull-offs along River Road offer access to the trail with room to park several cars at each

Forts Ferry Road, Colonie

Yes

4-5 cars

Use caution crossing road

Onderdonk Road, Colonie

No

None

On-street parking only

Island View Road, Colonie

No

None

Bike and pedestrian access only

Dunsbach Ferry Road, Colonie

No

None

Bike and pedestrian access only

Colonie Town Park, Schermerhorn Road, Colonie

Yes

Ample

Unpaved lot offers direct access to trail; restrooms in park (open to residents only by car)

Fonda Road, off Route 9, Colonie

Yes

5-6 cars

Unpaved lot; do not block business driveway

Manor Avenue, Cohoes

No

None

On-street parking not advisable; bike and pedestrian access only

Lansing Lane, Cohoes

No

None

On-street parking only

Vliet Boulevard, Cohoes

No

None

On-street parking only; trail goes under road

Johnston Avenue, Cohoes

No

None

On-street parking only; trail goes under road

McElwain Avenue/Younglove Avenue, Cohoes

No

None

On-street parking only

Columbia Street, Cohoes

No

None

On-street parking not advisable; bike and pedestrian access only; trail goes over road

Alexander Street, Cohoes

Yes

3-4 cars

End of off-street trail; must travel on-road for about 5 miles to reach next section

4th Street, Watervliet

Yes

Ample

Another trail at 4th and Broadway, before the underpass, offers access to Schuyler Flatts Cultural Park

Route 378 (High Street), Menands

No

None

Bike and pedestrian access only from Troy-Menands Bridge

Corning Preserve, North Ferry/Water Street, Albany

Yes

Ample

Large lot; portajohns; also boat launch

Corning Preserve, Quay Street, Albany

Yes

Ample

Lot may be full during large events; restrooms available

Corning Preserve/Albany Riverfront Park, Albany

Yes

Ample

Parking is at Maiden Lane garage and various surface lots; reach trail via pedestrian bridge; facilities available

Route 5, Albany

No

None

Bike and pedestrian access only

Steamboat Square, Quay Street, Albany

Yes

Several dozen

Lot also offers access to U.S.S. Slater, Dutch Apple Cruises, may be full at times

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