Discover Richards Landing Dike Trail

A beautiful multi-purpose trail with magnificent views of the St. Lawrence River.
5.20 miles, Round Trip
Easy, Moderate
Gravel/Crushed Stone, Pavement/Cement, Grass


An easy walking trail, suitable for trail running and bicycling. The trail passes by the Massena Beach park. 

Beginning at the main entrance of the Massena Intake Dam, this gravel multipurpose trail offers scenic views of the St. Lawrence River before landing at the Massena Country Club, a great place to eat lunch or try out golfing! The trail is mostly straight and level, with a few bends on the trail as it hugs the coast of the St. Lawrence River. Perfect for a clear sunny day!

Other Information


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




Trail Manager

For more information, please contact:

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
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Nearby Businesses

Trail Tips

Snack Attack
Bring along a small snack in case you get hungry or feel a drop in energy while exercising.
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Trailhead Information

The trailhead begins at the Massena Intake Dam off Route 131 and runs along the St. Lawrence River with an ending point shortly past the Massena Country Club. For a slightly shorter experience, there is an entrance just past the Massena Town Beach on Route 131 in Massena. 


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