the perfect trail

Yorktown has many different kinds of trails – from leisurely walking paths to challenging mountain biking trails. As an introduction, read All About Trails, then to find the right trail for you check out the list below. 

trail guides

Here are two informative books that focus on our local trails
that you can buy to easily reference when on the road. 

Yorktown Walk Book

Published by the Yorktown Land Trust in 2010, and expanded in 2016, Yorktown Walk Book is the best printed source of information about parks and trails in Yorktown. It is available for $5 at the Yorktown Town Hall and at the John C. Hart Memorial Library circulation desk.

Walkable Westchester

The third edition of Walkable Westchester – A Walking Guide to Westchester County, published by the New York – New Jersey Trail Conference in 2021, is a comprehensive guide to 200 parks and more than 600 miles of trails all over Westchester County, including many in Yorktown.

Trail organizations

Yorktown’s parks and trails are owned and maintained by several organizations.