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East Coast Greenway The East Coast Greenway, one of 16 National Millennium Trails, will eventually cover 2,600 miles from Maine to Florida. This traffic-free path is now 10 years in the making and 20% complete. By 2010 they hope to have it 80% complete. Some day you will be able to walk or bicycle the entire East Coast, passing through many urban areas.

Erie Canal Heritage Trail  This is a 70-mile cycling and hiking trail along the Erie Canal from Palmyra to Lockport.

The Finger Lakes Trail Conference  The mission of the Finger Lakes Trail Conference is to build, protect, and enhance a continuous footpath across New York State, forever.

Genesee Land Trust The Genesee Land Trust preserves and protects waterways, wetlands, farmland, open space, fish and wildlife habitat, and scenic or recreational areas within the Greater Rochester area by acquiring property or development rights and assisting government agencies, individuals, and private groups with their own land protection efforts.

Genesee Region Trails Coalition  The Genesee Region Trails Coalition is an organization whose mission is to help local communities develop and maintain a regional system of multi-use trails and promote responsible trail usage as a healthy and inexpensive recreational opportunity for all seasons.

Genesee Valley Chapter of Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK)  Hiking, cycling and canoeing club, Rochester area chapter. Their meetings and outings are open to members and non-members alike.

Genesee Valley Greenway  The Greenway is a 90-mile rails-to-trails project along the Genesee Valley Canal from Rochester south through Letchworth State Park to the Southern Tier.

Genesee Transportation Council  Metropolitan planning organization for the Genesee-Finger Lakes region. Part of their responsibilities include the Regional Trails Initiative for the nine-county region.

Town of Henrietta Town of Henrietta website

Henrietta Garden Club  Garden club of Henrietta dedicated to educating the public about the art and science of gardening; conservation and preservation of flora around town; and the beautification of public grounds. The garden club is instrumental in maintaining the Trail Garden at the Lehigh Valley Trail parking lot on East Henrietta Road.

Ted Hosmer Ent., Inc. Ted Hosmer Lawn and Landscape is Henrietta-based company that specializes in residential lawn care and landscaping design services.

The Land Trust Alliance  The Land Trust Alliance unites and champions organizations in local communities working to save natural areas. The Alliance works to help the public understand and prioritize the importance of private land conservation. To build support for conservation, the Alliance helps community organizations develop, leverage and coordinate their communication efforts.

Lehigh Valley Trail Fest  A festival that takes place in August each year in Mendon, NY, to celebrate outdoor recreational activities and possibilities in the Rochester region. Includes music, food, informational booths, ASTF sanctioned half-marathon, and a movie!

Mendon Foundation  Mendon Foundation activities parallel those of the Henrietta Foundation in the towns of Mendon, Rush, and Victor. It manages the Black Diamond Trail, which links directly into the Rush and Henrietta branch of the Lehigh Valley Trail.

The Nature Conservancy The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to preserve the plants, animals, and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.

New York State Pollution Prevention Institute  The mission of NYSP2I is to make New York State more sustainable for workers, the public, the environment, and the economy through reductions in toxic chemical use; the efficient use of raw materials, energy, and water; and reductions in emissions to the environment and waste generation.

Open Space Institute  Use this site as your guide to protected open spaces in New York state. The parks, preserves, trails, waterfronts, and vistas you will find here were protected by OSI for you and your family. You are encouraged to visit these properties, they are some of the most beautiful landscapes that New York state has to offer.

Parks and Trails New York  Parks and Trails New York’s mission is to protect and advocate for existing parks and the state’s natural and historic resources, and to promote the creation of new kinds of parks such as greenways, rail and canal trails, and heritage corridors.

Pedallers Bike Shop  Serving performance and casual bicyclists in Henrietta and the Rochester area for more than 25 years, this family owned and operated full-service bike shop is located at 2511 East Henrietta Road in Henrietta, NY.

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy  An organization whose goal is to create a nationwide network of public cycling and hiking trails on former rail line and connecting corridor beds.

Terry Tree Service  Terry Tree Service, LLC, is a Rochester, NY, based contractor specializing in residential tree service, commercial land clearing, storm disaster reclamation, and wood resource recovery services.

Victor Hiking Trails  Victor Hiking Trails is a grassroots organization with more than 20 miles of open trails, including well-connected multi-use rails-to-trails, secluded woodland rambles, stream side walks, and longer cross-town hiking trails.

West Henrietta Web/Weather Cam  A private web cam from West Henrietta looking north across Erie Station Road near the Delphi Engineering Center. It’s a great place to look to see what the weather is like near our trail… and to see what birds are at the feeder.