Question: Where can I go to trail run? Are there any parks where I can run in the Drum area?

The following options were recommended by a local runner:
the Wehle State Park near Henderson NY has excellent trails along cliffs overlooking Lake Ontario; the “ocean-like” Lake Ontario beach at Black Pond Wild Life Management Area;
the cross country trails at Thompson Park in Watertown and behind Watertown High School and the Black River 7 mile trail on an old railroad bed – hard packed.
Also take a look at for area races and there is a list of walking running trails at

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Sunset on the St. Lawrence River
Clayton, NY: Sunset on the St. Lawrence River.