The Cayuga Trails Club publishes the Guide to Hiking Trails of the Finger Lakes Region, 12th Edition, 2011, 186 pages. It describes in detail 137 miles of the main Finger Lakes Trail from Birdseye Hollow Road in Steuben County eastward to Tone Road near NY Route 392 in Cortland County, as well as 73 miles of spur and loop trails including:
|Queen Catharine Marsh Trail||8.1 mi.||Schuyler County|
|Montour Falls Historic Loop Trail||5.5 mi.||Schuyler County|
|Interloken Trail||12.0 mi.||Schuyler County|
|Texas Hollow Loop Trail||0.9 mi.||Schuyler County|
|Van Lone Hill Loop Trail||5.8 mi.||Schuyler County|
|Bob Cameron Loop Trail||2.6 mi.||Tompkins County|
|Buttermilk Falls Spur||2.2 mi.||Tompkins County|
|Abbott Loop||8.3 mi.||Tompkins County|
|Spanish Loop Trail||5.2 mi.||Cortland County|
|International Loop Trail||7.2 mi.||Cortland County|
|Irvin Trail||0.8 mi.||Cortland County|
|Dabes Diversion Loop Trail||4.2 mi.||Cortland County|
|Virgil Mountain Loop Trail||4.8 mi.||Cortland County|
It also includes the Cayuga Trail (8.5 mi.) and other hiking trails and places of interest in the Cayuga region that are not part of the FLTC system.
For most sections of trail, the guide includes the following information:
The 12th edition also includes a reference page with latitude and longitude coordinates of each trailhead mentioned in the guide. These may be entered into handheld GPS units as an aid in locating trailheads.
The Guide includes a total of 14 maps: 13 FLTC maps — South Bradford section (M13), Sugar Hill section (M14), Seneca Lake section (M15), Connecticut Hill section (M16), Danby section (M17), Caroline section (M18), Virgil Mountain section (M19), Interloken Trail (I1), Queen Catharine Marsh Loop Trail (QCMLT), Montour Falls Historic Loop Trail (MFHLT), Abbott Loop, International Loop, and Virgil Mountain Area Loops; plus the Cayuga Trail (which is not part of the Finger Lakes Trail System) on a separate map. The Guide is also available with just the Cayuga Trail map. For more information about maps, see the Maps page.
The Guide is available at the outlets listed below.
Cayuga Trails Club members may purchase the guide at a discount at the Membership Renew page of this website.
The FLTC also has maps for the entire FLT system. A buyers guide is available from the FLTC Service Center, 6111 Visitor Center Road, Mt. Morris, NY 14510, 585-658-9320, or on the FLTC website.
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