Hiking/Biking

The Santanoni Preserve offers a 9.4 mile loop that can be enjoyed by foot, bicycle, or horse-drawn carriages. The Newcombe Farm Wagons  are wheelchair lift equipped, making for easy access for seniors or people with disabilities. Bicycles can be rented at the Cloudsplitter Outfittters, located on Route 28N, right at the Hudson River Bridge.

The Goodnow Mountain Trail is 3.8 miles round trip that is accessible year round and offers hikers the reward of a climbing a fire tower with breathtaking views of the area. There are geocaches, which can be found at www.geocaching.com 

Mount Adams Trail is a 4.6 mile excellent for hiking, and snowshoeing between December and February. It is a notoriously wet hike, but offers great views of Lake Jimmy.

Vanderwacker Mountain is a nice hike. The trailhead is located about 2.5 miles down a somewhat rough road. Once there you’ll enjoy a 5.7 mile hike that takes you to a views of at least Algonquin, Marcy, Colden, and Gothics, on a clear day you may see even more.

Newcomb's Main Street, State Route 28N, is rapidly becoming a popular route for cross country bicycling enthusiasts. With the major re-paving project completed, the route from Long Lake to either North Hudson or Minerva/North Creek, provides smooth biking, scenic views, rest areas, diner/restaurant, country store, an ice cream stand, camping and places to stay. 

Motorcyclists are also discovering the Route 28N route through Newcomb. 

Biking is becoming more and more popular in Newcomb. Teddy's Trailan 80 mile ride from North Creek NY goes by Indian Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake and Newcomb.It provides great scenery and wide shoulders. Mountain biking to the Santanoni Great Camp or in to the newly acquired Essex Chain of Lakes is another exciting alternative.