North Trailhead on Sherman Rd, ¾ mi north of Lakeshore Rd. Essex, NY 12936
Viall’s Crossing Trail Find this trailhead across the road from the Westport Amtrak Train Station; go through Westport Storage business to the trailhead. Find the Rt.22 trailhead on Route 22, park in the parking lot. This trail begins on an old RR bed into wooded hills, then it follows to farm land, crosses RR tracks into the forest, can loop through Hemlock Hill Trail (H2), Woods and Swale trail (W5) and roads back to Westport.
*Trailhead from Westport Storage is temporarily closed until Summer 2021. Please enter the trail from Rt. 22 parking instead.
(V1 on map). Easy, 5 mile RT or 5 mile loop.