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
45 feet
Out & Back

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly


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road biking


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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
11 months ago

Well maintained paved bikepath in a well populated area near UB. Tends to get crowded on nice days.

road biking
Tuesday, September 06, 2016

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

Monday, August 01, 2016

Nice walk but NOT recommend on warm days

road biking
Monday, July 04, 2016

nice ride

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

I loved it, my children really enjoyed it

road biking
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Great for a quick bike ride, heavy traffic though.

road biking
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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

Thursday, April 10, 2014

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

paddle sports
6 months ago

7 months ago

recorded Ellicott Creek Trailway

11 months ago

Sunday, February 12, 2017

road biking
Friday, July 08, 2016

Sunday, April 12, 2015