May 13, 2017 – Doc Lilac’s Lilac Nursery Run

May 13, 2017 – Doc Lilac’s Lilac Nursery Run

Time to check out the Lilacs!

From the Park and Ride – turn left on 96, then left on Garnsey,  Turn left on Turk Hill, then right on 31.  Turn right onto the parking area for Indian Hill.  Take whatever trail up the hill you want to up to the top.  Head over to the far side of the big open field and pick up the orange trail over to the pine tree farm.  Stay on orange out towards Turk Hill along the left side of the tree farm – and take the white trail on the right over to Doc Lilac’s Lilac Farm. The trail comes up to a farm lane – turn right, then after you pass a set of beehives, the white trail goes into the woods and up to the Lilacs. Enjoy the Lilacs and then head out  to Turk Hill to Garnsey and back to the basin.  Distance is about 9 miles.

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You can increase the distance by turning left on Turk Hill and then picking up the Crescent Trail off Turk Hill on the right after you pass by Beaumont.  Follow the Crescent Trail back to Garnsey then out to the Park and Ride

For mostly roads,

Stay on Rt. 31 beyond the parking area of Indian Hill– turn right on Thayer, right on Steele, cross over Turk into Beaumont, right on Neuchatel, right on Vineyard Hill, left on Garnsey and back to the basin.  Or turn right on Turk Hill and then right to go into the Lilac Nursery. Distance is 10 miles.

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For 11.2 – on Turk Hill continue heading north across Rt. 31. Turn right on Ayrault, then pick up the Perinton Bike Hike Way and turn right.  Turn right on Hogan, then left on 31.  Turn right onto Thayer and rejoin the 10 mile route.

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For 12.4 – stay on Turk Hill until you get to Pebble Hill Rd.  Turn right on Pebble Hill Rd, then right on Perinton Bike Hike Way and rejoin the 11.2 mile route.

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For 14.2 – take Turk Hill to the canal – get on the canal and head east, then cross over the canal to continue on the Perinton Bike Hike Way.  Take the Bike Hike Way all the way to Rt. 31.  Turn right on 31, then left on Thayer, rejoining the 10 mile route.

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May 6, 2017 – Daffodil Meadow

May 6, 2017 – Daffodil Meadow and Powder Mills Park Trails

The main route this week will be to run the trails at Powder Mills Park. Start by turning right out of the parking lot- run down 96, then turn left onto Thornell. Turn left onto the trails just before the bridge that crosses Irondequoit Creek. Check out the daffodils in the Daffodil Meadow, then continue running trails in the park until you are half tired, and then return to the parking lot.

For road only options

8.6 miles –stay on Thornell, turn left on East, then left on Park Rd. Turn right on Corduroy, right on Woolston, then left on Railroad Mills. At Probst, turn left to continue on Railroad Mills. Turn left on Fishers Rd, then turn left on Woolston. A right on Corduroy followed by a right on Park Rd, then a left on 96 will bring you back to the parking lot.

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For 9.8 miles –start with the 8.6 mile route – at Railroad Mills/Probst Intersection go straight on the Auburn Trail. At Fishers Rd, turn left, then rejoin the 8.6 mile route at Woolston.

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For 12.6 miles – start with the 8.6 mile route – at Railroad Mills/Probst Intersection, turn right on Probst. Turn left on Mile Square, then left on Main St. Fishers. Turn left on Fishers Rd, then rejoin the 8.6 mile route

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April 29, 2017 – Springhouse Run

April 29, 2017 – Springhouse Run

Head out the canal towards Pittsford. In the village, go past the railroad trestle and turn right into the Town Highway Department drive. Pick up the trail on the left that will connect over to the Auburn Trail. Cross over French and follow the trail until you are across the street from the Springhouse Commons. Cross over 31 and pick up the old Erie Canal Trail that runs behind Wegmans. Follow this back across French Rd and connect back with the Barge Canal, and follow the canal all the way back to the Basin. Distance is 11.6 miles.

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For around 8 miles, stay on the canal to the 2nd time Rt 31 crosses the canal, turn around and retrace your steps.

For 14.8 miles, follow the standard route. When the Old Erie Canal reconnects with the Barge Canal, turn right and run over to the JCC. Turn around and run all the way back to the basin along the towpath.

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April 22, 2017 – Auburn Trail – Center Section


 

April 22, 2017 – Auburn Trail – Center Section

Turn left out of the parking lot, then turn right onto Park Rd. Turn left on Corduroy, then take a right on Woolston. Just before Woolston runs into Railroad Mills, turn left onto the Auburn Trail.

For 8 miles, stay on the Auburn Trail until you come to Fishers Rd. Turn around and re-trace your path back to the parking lot.

For 9 miles, turn around at Main St. Fishers.

For 11 miles, turn around at Phillips Rd.

For 13.5 miles – stay on the Auburn Trail until you get to Rt. 251. Turn left on Rt. 251, and take the first left into Lehigh Crossing Park. Take the first trail on the right – this will connect you to the Lehigh Trail. You will cross over the Auburn Trail – then take the ramp on the right that will connect you with the Auburn Trail. Re-trace your path to the parking lot.

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If you need something longer, stay on the Auburn Trail until you are half-tired, then return the way you came.

There is a nice little trail loop that you might want to consider – shortly after you cross over Main St. Fishers, there is a wooden Indian statue next to a bridge on the right. Cross over the bridge and follow the trail. Take right options – then loop back to the bridge. Distance is estimated to be 10.5 miles if you return back to the parking lot after running the trail.

April 15, 2017 – Woodcliff, Neuchatel, Steele and Beyond

April 15, 2017 – Woodcliff, Neuchatel and beyond

Turn left out of the parking lot and head up 96. Turn left on Woodcliff and then turn right on Moseley. Turn left on Neuchatel, follow this over to beauclaire, turn left and then cross over Turk Hill, head up Steele. At the top of Steele, turn left onto Thayer. At the Bluhm-Thayer intersection, turn left to continue on Thayer. Turn left on 31, then left on Turk Hill. A right on Garnsey will bring you back to the basin. Distance is 11.0 miles.

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For 12.1 miles – at the Bluhm/Thayer Intersection – go straight on Bluhm. Turn left on Loud, then left on 31 and rejoin the main route.

For 13.1 miles take Blum all the way to Egypt Victor Rd. Turn left on Egypt Victor Rd., then take a left on the Perinton Bike Hike Way just past Lollypop. At 31 turn left and rejoin the main route.

For 15.1 miles – on the 13.1 mile route – turn right at Egypt Victor Rd, then left on Wilkinson. Turn left on Pannell, then turn left onto the Perinton Bike Hike Way, cross back over  Egypt Victor Rd, rejoining the 13.1 mile route.

For 7.5 miles – when you get to Turk Hill from Beauclaire, turn left, then a left on Garnsey and back to the parking lot.

 For a fun trail option – follow the main route until you are on the beginning of Neuchatel. Take the first right – Cressler Ct. Turn left onto the Crescent Trail (White Blazes?). Then connect with the Orange Trail and follow the orange trail all the way back to Garnsey. Turn left then a right on 96 back to the parking lot.

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April 8, 2017 – Auburn Trail North

April 8, 2017 – Auburn Trail North

All Routes – begin by turning right out of the parking lot. Turn right on Marsh Rd and stay on Marsh after crossing over the canal. Cross over Rt. 31, then take a left onto the old trolley trail. Follow the trail thru the senior citizen complex out to 31. Cross over 31 and pick up the old Auburn Trail on the left (avoid going straight under the powerlines). At Mitchell, turn right, cross over the canal, then turn left on 96. Turn right on Knickerbocker, but look for the trail connection on the left before you go very far. This trail is a continuation of the old Auburn Trail. It will come out on Mill Rd. Take Mill over to Thornell and cross over Thornell to continue on the Auburn Trail. This will take you to East St.

For 8.5 miles – cross over East and pick up Park Rd. Take Park to 96 where a left turn returns you to the parking lot.

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For 9.7 miles – go to Park Rd, – turn right to pick up the trail near the power substation. Follow the old Auburn Trail across Railroad Mills over to Woolston. Turn left on Woolston, then left on Fishers Rd and left on 96 to return to the parking lot.

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For 10.8 miles – stay on Auburn Trail to the Railroad Mills/Probst intersection. Turn left to continue on Railroad Mills – head up the big hill. Turn left on Fishers Rd, then left on 96 to return to the parking lot

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For 12 miles – stay on Auburn Trail to Fisher Rd. Turn left on Fishers, then left on 96 to return to the parking lot

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For 13.4 miles – stay on Auburn Trail to Main St. Fishers. Turn left, then left on Log Cabin. Left on Benson, followed by a right on Fishers Rd, then take a left on 96 to return to the parking lot.

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For 14.9 miles – on Log Cabin – take Lower Fishers on the right, then left on Benson, right on Fishers Rd.  Come back thru Powder Mills Park (Woolston, Corduroy, Park Rd, 96) and then back to the parking lot

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April 1, 2017 – Perinton Bike Hike Way and Ayrault Rd

April 1, 2017 – Perinton Bike Hike Way and Ayrault Rd

Head out the canal towards Fairport. Take the pedestrian bridge across the canal after you pass by Turk Hill, which puts you on the Perinton Bike Hike Way.

For 10.3 miles, turn right on Ayrault Rd, then return to the basin on the canal.

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For 12 miles stay on the Perinton Bike Hike Way to Hogan. Turn left, then take a left on Ayrault, and pick up the canal to return to the basin.

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For 13.7 miles, stay on the Perinton Bike Hike Way to Mason. Turn left, then take a left on Ayrault, and pick up the canal to return to the basin.

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For 15.5 miles, take the Perinton Bike Hike Way across Rt 31 and continue to Lollypop. Turn left on Egypt-Victor Rd. Turn right on Rt 31, then left on Aldrich. Take a left on Ayrault, and pick up the canal to return to the basin.

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For 7 miles – I recommend out and back on the canal to Perinton Town Park.

March 25, 2017 – Probst and Main St Fishers

March 25, 2017 – Probst and Main St Fishers

Turn left out of the parking lot. Turn right on Fishers Rd. Bear right at the pond to continue on Fishers, then turn right on Railroad Mills. Continue straight on Probst. Turn left on Miles Square, then right on Cole. Turn left on Pittsford Mendon Rd, then left on Smith. Turn right on Miles Square, then left on Main St Fishers. Turn left on Fisher Rd and run this back to 96, turn left and return to the parking lot. Distance is 11.7 miles.

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For 9.5 miles – Stay on Mile Square past Cole and turn left on Main St Fishers, then left on Fishers Rd. Left on 96 and back to the parking lot

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For 12.7 – follow the main route – when on Pittsford Mendon Rd, go past Smith, then turn left on Rt. 251, then left on Mile Square. Turn right on Main St. Fishers and rejoin the main route.

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For 7.4 miles – Follow the main route. When you get to Mile Square, turn right. Then turn right on Park Rd. Turn left on 96 and return to the parking lot.

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March 18, 2017 – Knickerbocker Hill

March 18, 2017 –Knickerbocker Hill.

All routes – start by turning left out of the parking lot. Then turn right on Park Rd, right on East, left on Thornell and then a right on Mill. Turn left on East, then left on 96.

For 8 miles – turn right on Mitchell, then turn right on the Auburn Trail that takes you to the canal. Follow the Canal back to the basin.

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For 9.4 miles – stay on 96 into Pittsford. Turn right on S. Main St, then turn right on State St. (Rt. 31). Pick up the canal and return to the basin.

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For 10.7 miles – from 96, turn left onto Knickerbocker Rd and head up the hill. Turn right onto Mendon Rd, then at the stoplight turn right. Go into the village of Pittsford, turn right on 31 – State St. At the bridge over the canal- pick up the canal and take the canal back to the basin.

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For 13.2 miles – from 96, turn left onto Knickerbocker Rd and head up the hill. Turn right onto Mendon Rd, then at the stoplight go straight onto Stone. Stay on Stone (bear left away from Tobey). Turn right on Clover, then at Jefferson/Rt 252 turn right. Turn left onto S. Main St. Go into the village of Pittsford, turn right on 31 – State St. At the bridge over the canal- pick up the canal and take the canal back to the basin.

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March 11, 2017 – Garnsey Turk Steele

March 11, 2017 –Garnsey Turk Steele

Turn left out of the parking lot, then turn left onto Garnsey.  Right on Turk, then left on Steele.  Turn right at the top of Steele and head down Baker.  Turn right on Valentown, then at High St, turn left (yes – turn left).  Turn right on Willowbrook, right on Rowley, then right on 96 followed by a left on Benson.  Turn right on Fishers, then left on 96 and back to the parking lot.  Distance is 12.2 miles.

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For 6.6 miles – when on Turk Hill – Stay on Turk Hill past Steele. Turn right on 96 and back to the parking lot.

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For 9 miles – at Valentown and High St – turn right on High St, then right on 96 and back to the parking lot.

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For 10.7 miles – right on High St, left on 96, then right on Benson and rejoin the 12.2 mile route above.

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For 15 miles – From Baker, turn left on Valentown, then right on Egypt-Victor Rd.  Turn right on Aldridge, right on High St, then left on Willowbrook, rejoining the main route.  Then on Fishers Rd, come back thru Powder Mills Park (left on Woolston, right on Corduroy, right on Park Rd.)

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