Appalachian Trail: Old Albany Post Road to NY 301

Cruise past 230-year-old homestead foundations and old roads used by troops during the Revolutionary War on this 8.5-mile dayhike.
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Cruise past 230-year-old homestead foundations and old roads used by troops during the Revolutionary War on this 8.5-mile dayhike.

Shelters: None

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 13.7

Waypoints

WPT033

Location: 41.4115676879883, -73.8807678222656

Cross Catfish Loop Trail (red blaze)

WPT052

Location: 41.4305648803711, -73.8503494262695

Sunk Mine Rd.

ZZZ055

Location: 41.4533195495606, -73.8365097045898

AT crosses NY 301 at Canopus Lake. Blazes continue W. Clarence Fahnestock State Park. Views of the Canopus Lake; camping NE on road, or continue L on AT. Note: Tough to find white blazes

ZZZ045

Location: 41.3789329528809, -73.8962020874024

Old Albany Post Rd./Chapman Rd.

WPT048

Location: 41.3875999450684, -73.8806304931641

Water source

WPT050

Location: 41.3996315002441, -73.8767166137695

South Highland Road

WPT053

Location: 41.4435653686523, -73.8442993164062

Lakes Trail

WPT051

Location: 41.420783996582, -73.868766784668

Water

WPT042

Location: 41.4204483032227, -73.8690643310547

Dennytown Rd.

WPT049

Location: 41.3875350952148, -73.8791656494141

Canopus Hill Road

WPT054

Location: 41.4458503723144, -73.8436965942383

Reroute of the Old Mill Trail