New York Motorcycle Roads and Trips

From its majestic mountains, cities and lakes to pastoral farmlands and vineyards, the Empire State has it all! Upstate New York features motorcycle rides meandering through the Adirondack Mountains and the Appalachian Highlands. Between these two upland regions and along the eastern and northern borders, motorcycle rides will take place within a series of lowlands. The state is also blessed with good access to large lakes including Lakes Erie, Ontario, and Champlain and majestic rivers like the Hudson and Allegheny. A great motorcycle ride in New York (NY) state can provide memories to last a lifetime!




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November 6, 2013
This is great back-road route my friends and I take all the time to bypass the traffic on Sunrise Highway which can...
All of these roads are good quality, paved roads, suitable for my big Harley Touring bike, a few sharp turns so be...
Starting at Shinnecock Hills, turn left off of Sunrise highway and take Shrubland Road north, then turn left on Barkers island Road,...
September 14, 2013
Tracy Road is an isolated stretch of road with nothing entering from either side of the stretch of 7 miles. You will...
Tracy road has a lot of tight turns that cant be taken lightly but you can feel confident with the blacktop beneath...
Start out from Moriah Center, NY north on Witterbee Road (left at intersection).AT 2.5 miles you will turn left onto Tracy Road...
August 17, 2013
This route meanders through the rolling hills and farm lands between Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties. There are a few scenic vistas in...
This road has nice pavement the entire route. There aren't any switch backs, twisties or gut wrenching curves, but some nice sweeping...
Start in Portville, NY and head north on Rt 305. End near Belfast
June 8, 2013
The scenery on this short route feature trees, valleys, farmland. Overall its a quick road between the town of Newark Valley and...
Road has sweeping curves and two 90 degree turns near the end.
Head out of Newark Valley NY toward Owego NY on rt38. Look for Gaskill rd on your left.
May 20, 2013
The park is roughly 17 miles long, covering 14,350 acres of land along the Genesee River, and is close to Castile, NY....
What I can remember it was paved roads but that was 25 years ago.
This is just a suggestion since I don't have a motorcyle now. I have not been through the park since 1988. The...
April 2, 2013
This is some of the best scenery in NY ... up-state quality at its best. Tree covered highway in some parts, along...
The road is really nice and new in some parts and not so nice in others. The Town of Pavilion has recently...
You can meet up with the 19 in Brockport, Leroy Pavilion and Warsaw. It runs generally north-south. I have taken it all...
October 25, 2012
A scenic ride along side Chittenango Creek up to the Falls. The Fenner area has beautiful farm fields with rolling hills (Can...
Falls Boulevard up to Cazenovia is a great road uphill ride with sweeping curves. The roads through the wind farm are quite...
Starting off in downtown Chittenango, the route takes you up the beautiful Falls Boulevard, past Chittenango Falls Park (great place to check...
September 17, 2012
This is great Sunday afternoon - very green/rural with 5-star food/drink stops! Very green and rural, beautiful twists and lots of water...
Perfectly paved rural roads, also the wonderful green racetrack that is the Merritt Parkway.
This route starts and ends at the Queens Midtown Tunnel in Manhattan.

Head north on FDR drive, continue north on Buckner...
August 1, 2012
Woods, rivers, streams, bridges...it's all here. You'll pass right next to Canopus Lake and Boyd Corners Reservoir, cross a bridge over West...
Smooth and fast, a couple hiccups here and there with potholes but those are minimal. Good curves that open up to some...
From I-84, take the Fishkill NY exit to route 9 south until you get to the intersection of Route 301 - this...
April 10, 2012
This route gives you a great selection of views throughout the Catskill Mountains. You pass beautiful reservoirs go through several small country...
The road quality ranges from a little rough to freshly paved.The roughest roads are when you are traveling from Grahamsville to Shokan....
The route is a loop so you can start from anywhere. I personally start in Grahamsville, NY which is the furthest south...
October 16, 2011
The terrain is typical of the Finger Lakes region. Rolling hills, long valleys running down between hill top that often sport hang...
Excellent roads. No potholes that I remember. The road quality made it easy to sit back, slow down and drink in the...
After you find your way to Honeoye, New York (14471), I head south on West Lake Rd. (CR-36). 15 miles down the...
August 20, 2011
This road is a nice drive through some nicely wooded acres.
This road has allot of nice twisties throughout the whole road. Road is nicely paved with no potholes.
Mill road can be entered off the express way at exit 71 heading east. Take the exit and then turn left on...
May 19, 2011
This route takes you along the Mohawk River to where it flows into the mighty Hudson. You start among historic structures in...
The roads on this route are in good shape overall. The only rough patch is Cresent Road between Cohoes and US 9...
Take the Thruway to Exit 25, and I890 west to exit 4B (Erie Blvd) to start the route. Follow Erie Blvd out...
May 19, 2011
Nothing but mountains, forest and lakes. Gorgeous drive through Adirondack park. Passes the Chain lakes, Eagle Bay, Old Forge, Blue Mountain Lake,...
Awesome road with a ton of turns. It's very rare to go straight for more than 1/2 mile or so. Winds up...
Start in Boonville NY. Coming either north or south on RT. 12, you will turn off onto Moose River Rd. You will...
May 19, 2011
This route traces the shoreline of the Great Sacandaga Lake. The lake itself and Adirondack Park lands surrounding it are absolutely gorgeous...
Both North Shore and South Shore Roads are fantastic motorcycle roads. The roads' surfaces are well maintained for the most part with...
Take the Thruway to Exit 26 at Amsterdam, ride Rt.30 north to Vail Mills and take a right on Rt. 29 (to...
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