The Abbe Picquet Trail is a short one-mile loop trail that winds along the St. Lawrence and Oswegatchie Rivers. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Ogdensburg is undergoing a shoreline stabilization project in Summer 2021. During the work, parts of this trail may be fenced off. Please respect any notices to avoid areas of the trail.
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