Photo by Connie Prickett/Adirondack Land Trust

The Adirondack Land Trust’s Three Sisters Preserve is a prime example of how land trusts and community partners work together to protect open space while enhancing quality of life. We are thrilled to partner with the Barkeater Trails Alliance, as well as neighbors, community leaders, and volunteers to offer shared-use trails with a welcoming spirit for everyone to enjoy.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Three Sisters Trail from Hardy Road climbs about 300 feet over 1.2 miles to reach Quaker Mountain Road. It has lots of switchbacks to make the climb more enjoyable. A spur Town Connector Trail makes it possible to go from the preserve to a town park and other amenities. The downhill-only Flobus Trail is an intermediate mountain biking trail.

The newest trail, called Flobus, is a downhill-only trail for mountain bikers. The main Three Sisters trail and the spur trail that leads toward the town park are two-directional and open for walking, running, or biking.

Yes! Please note that Flobus is a downhill-only trail for mountain biking. Try not to smile on the way down!

We are working on an informational panel to be mounted onto the new kiosk installed May 2023.

Yes! Check out this map to help you find it. There is a small parking lot off of Hardy Road or you can ride or walk to the trailhead from nearby trails.

We encourage you to support both the Adirondack Land Trust which owns the land AND the Barkeater Trails Alliance which plans, builds and maintains the trails. Both nonprofits work hard to make the shared-use trails at this preserve available for all to enjoy.