Discover Abbe Picquet Trail

Perfect for a short stroll and admiring the beauty of the local area, the Abbe Picquet Trail is a flat walking path along the St. Lawrence River that provides a picnic area and highlights local history.
TRAIL ACTIVITY
LENGTH
0.8 miles, Loop
DIFFICULTY
Easy
TOWN
Ogdensburg
SURFACE
Gravel/Crushed Stone, Pavement/Cement
PETS
Permitted
FEES
No

Description

The Abbe Picquet Trail is a short one-mile loop trail that winds along the St. Lawrence River. A path spurring to the right towards the beginning of the trail passes by the historic Fort de la Presentation Monument. As the trail continues, there is a picnic area to the left and benches near the water. The trail loops around and returns to the parking lot.

Other Information

The Abbe Picquet Trail is a new trail that officially opened in the Summer of 2018; because of this updates and construction may be ongoing. 

Trail Manager

The Abbe Picquet Trail is on the historic site of Fort de la Presentation. The trail was constructed and is maintained by the Fort de la Presentation Association.

Fort de la Presentation Association

Fort de la Presentation Association
PO Box 1749
Ogdensburg, New York 13669
Phone: 315 394 1749
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Trail Tips

Watch out in Winter
Consider slipping on a simple traction device over your shoes for extra grip on icy trails.
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Trailhead Information

There is a paved parking lot located off of NY-68 that is clearly marked. The trailhead is marked with a large sign at the center of the parking lot.

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