Spreading the word about recreation

Spreading the word about recreation

Colin Read: Everybody’s Business Press-Republican

The Vision2Action group recently completed its second public forum, this time on a vision for recreation in Clinton County.

Some of the details and discussion were absolutely thrilling.

One of the key elements is the inauguration of the Saranac River Trail. This trail, that now runs from Plattsburgh State to downtown, is now essentially complete. It is an amazing mile of scenic walkway, bikeway, runway or just about any way you can imagine.

It follows the bank of the Saranac River through a university of significant history, past cemeteries and historic battlefields, and continues along Pine Street to the edge of the downtown core. Eventually, as NYSEG completes its work, the trail may run right to the center of downtown.

Meanwhile, the Town of Plattsburgh is beginning discussion about how they could extend the trail farther west, toward the former Clinton County Airport and Saranac. READ MORE



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