Ellicott Creek Trailway

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Ellicott Creek Trailway is a 10.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Buffalo, New York that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

10.4 miles 144 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly




road biking


trail running


cross country skiing



wild flowers

The Ellicott Creek Trailway is a 5.18-mile (one-way) paved trail that passes the UB campus and follows the Ellicott Creek in Buffalo, NY and Tonawanda, NY. The Ellicott Creek Trailway is a 5.18-mile (one-way) paved trail that passes the UB campus and follows the Ellicott Creek. Its eastern terminus is in Audubon Town Park, off Forest Road. Its western terminus is where the trail intersects Highway 62 (Niagara Falls Blvd). However, you can continue west through Ellicott Creek Park another 0.8 miles before crossing Creekside Drive where the Erie Canalway Trail begins.

road biking
4 months ago

This is a great place to bike, walk, run or roller blade. The paved walkway is smooth and everything is well kept. I took my grandchildren biking (10 and 6 yrs). The six-year-old was on training wheels. We went 3 1/2 miles before turning around (6.6 miles is pretty good for a 6 yr old on training wheels!). The only part I didn't care for was the section along a road which included a narrow bridge. Thankfully there was very little traffic on the road and the cars that did come by we're going slow.

This is a one way trail, so plan accordingly

5 months ago

Nice walk but NOT recommend on warm days

road biking
6 months ago

nice ride

7 months ago

I loved it, my children really enjoyed it

road biking
1 year ago

Great for a quick bike ride, heavy traffic though.

road biking
2 years ago

A great, easy trail. Asphalt paved. My only complaint is that it has very limited shade and can be brutally hot in the summer !

2 years ago

Have not done all 10 miles, but very nicely paved, scenic biking/walking/running trail. Very busy place in summer.