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Discover Cycling Route: Morley - Bucks Bridge - West Potsdam Loop

This undulating ride takes you along the Grasse River through Morley to Bucks Bridge, then to West Potsdam and back to Canton through prime farmland.
TRAIL ACTIVITY
LENGTH
22.1 miles, Loop
DIFFICULTY
Moderate
TOWNS
Canton, Lisbon, Potsdam
SURFACE
Pavement/Cement
PETS
Permitted
FEES
No

Description

This route is recommended in a clockwise direction. Cycle first to Morley, where the route crosses the scenic Grasse River the first time -- there is a view of an old grist mill from the bridge. In Morley, if you turn left at the intersection of County Route 27 and County Route 14, a short detour will take you to an interesting old Episcopal church and cemetery. Continue on the main route along the Grasse River to Bucks Bridge, to cross the river a second time. A rider with a keen eye will see a small flock of Peking ducks on the east bank of the river while crossing at Bucks Bridge. Cycle to West Potsdam and back to Canton through prime farmland. This route has rolling hills and some stretches can be windy, but it is still a good route for a laid back rider.

Trail Manager

This road ride is not formally maintained by any group. Contact the Chamber of Commerce for more information:

St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce

St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce
Brooke Rouse
101 Main Street (1st Floor)
Canton, NY 13617
Phone: 1-877-228-7810
trails@slcchamber.org
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Trail Tips

Keep Wildlife Wild
Do not feed, follow, approach, or otherwise harass wild animals. Doing so may alter their natural behaviors. Store your food and trash securely and keep your camp tidy to prevent unwanted animal guests.
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Trailhead Information

Parking is recommended in the lot between Court and Hodskin Streets, behind the Chamber of Commerce building. 

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