A Journey through the History of The Finger Lakes, NY.

Welcome to The Keuka Outlet Trail... 

            ….Yates County’s Pathway Through History

In the heart of New York State’s Finger Lakes you can Fish, Hike, Bike, Horseback Ride, Snowmobile, or Cross-Country Ski Seven Miles of wooded trail bordering the outlet created nearly 10,000 years ago between Keuka and Seneca Lakes
 from Penn Yan to Dresden, NY.

Formerly a canal towpath and later, a railroad bed, the trail crosses the original Pre-Emption Line and passes near the area of the first permanent white settlement of  "The Universal Friend, Jemima Wilkinson" on the new American Frontier alongside waterfalls and picturesque ruins of Mills, Factories and Canal Locks.

Learn more about the Trail and Region’s cultural and natural history
on our History Tab….

DUE TO STORM DAMAGE :

PROCEED WITH CAUTION, COMMON SENSE
and GOOD JUDGEMENT...!

YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY...!

The Trail is Repaired, Maintained and Supported
solely by Volunteers, as time and funds allow,
  and from Donations to

"Friends Of The Outlet, Inc." 
PO Box 65
Dresden, NY 14441

We receive little to No outside funds from the State,
County or the Municipalities bordering the Trail...!