Peebles Island Perimeter Trail is a 2.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Waterford, NY 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.
dogs on leash
cross country skiing
River rapids, wildlife, steep cliffs, dog and kid friendly, wilderness close to home. Peebles Island is a nature-lover's treasure. The Perimeter Trail winds through open meadows, a hardwood forest, along cliff tops, and past river rapids in it's two-mile loop. White-tail deer, beaver, skunks, hawks, owls and water fowl can be spotted, especially in the early morning hours. Numerous trails criss-cross the island and are preferable during the summer months when the park receives a high volume of visitors. Fishing with a permit is allowed, and picnic tables are available along the route. Though located within eye-shot of nearby towns, the rapids at the southeast shore drown out the sound of traffic, and three nearby uninhabited islands offer wilderness views to the west. Thus protected, Peebles Island offers nature walks that are both diverse and serene.
Great hike with beautiful views!
great walk beautiful and relaxong. close to home
Our new favorite trail with the boys and dog.
Great trails for dogs and excellent views of Cohoes
Fun for the whole family
Great place for snowshoeing in the winter.
I've been going to this trail since I was little. It's super easy but very pretty and peaceful.
Awesome trail and views. Not muddy at all
A nice nature walk not far from Albany.
Many people and many dogs, but nice views and lots of nature if you look for it. We went in the evening and found caterpillars, ant colonies, a Gardner snake, and multiple deer. Nice for a quiet evening near home.