Discover Munter Trail

Sandy trail along the banks of the Raquette River with several good viewing boardwalks and picnic sites.
1.4 miles, Network
Easy, Moderate
Dirt/Forest Floor, Sand, Boardwalk/Bog Bridging


The Munter Trail, part of Clarkson University’s trail system, is a wide, level, packed sand trail that follows the Raquette River from the Maple Street Bridge south to the entrance of the Bayside Cemetery. Along the trail there are a number of picnic spots, as well as boardwalks perfect for fishing or enjoying the view of Fall Island.

Other Information

The closest public restrooms are located at the Stewart’s, a great excuse to pick up a cone of ice cream after your walk.


This trail is part of the Great 8 Challenge. Learn more!




Trail Manager

This trail is managed by Clarkson University. For more information, please contact:

Clarkson University

Clarkson University
8 Clarkson Avenue
Potsdam, New York 13699
Phone: 315-268-6400
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Look, Don’t Touch
Respect natural resources, cultural and historic items, and wildlife by looking rather than touching.
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Trailhead Information

There are two main trailheads for the Munter Trail.

  • The northernmost trailhead is located at the rear of the Stewart’s Shop on Maple Street. Park in the spaces closest to the river.
  • A second trailhead with parking is just south of Stewart's, behind the Clarkson University Walker Arena and Hantz Field.
Click on a parking icon to get custom directions
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