1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Highway
  4. Article 12-C: New York State Scenic Byways Program


Section 349-DD Components

Highway (HAY)

1. The New York state scenic byways system is comprised of the following components:

  (a) Adirondack Trail as designated by section three hundred forty-two-b of this chapter;

  (b) Roosevelt-Marcy Memorial Highway as designated by section three hundred forty-two-e of this chapter;

  (c) Seaway Trail as designated by section three hundred forty-two-f of this chapter;

  (d) Olympic Trail as designated by section three hundred forty-two-i of this chapter;

  (e) Revolutionary Trail as designated by section three hundred forty-two-j of this chapter;

  (f) Black River Trail as designated by section three hundred forty-two-k of this chapter;

  (g) Military Trail as designated by section three hundred forty-two-l of this chapter;

  (h) Central Adirondack Trail as designated by section three hundred forty-two-m of this chapter;

  (i) Dude Ranch Trail as designated by section three hundred forty-two-n of this chapter;

  (j) Lakes to Locks Passage as designated by section three hundred forty-two-tt of this chapter;

  (j-1) Route 90 Scenic Corridor which shall consist of all that portion of state route 90 beginning at Montezuma in Cayuga county, traveling south along Cayuga lake turning east in King Ferry to Homer in Cortland county.

  (j-3) Upper Delaware byway which shall consist of all that portion of the highway system beginning at the intersection of United States route six and county route fifteen at the southeastern city boundary of the city of Port Jervis, Orange county along United States route six to the intersection of United States routes six/two hundred nine and state routes ninety-seven/forty-two and along state routes ninety-seven/forty-two to the end of the ninety-seven/forty-two overlap and continuing along state route ninety-seven westerly and then northerly in Sullivan county to the Delaware/Fremont town line; and all that portion of the highway system along state route ninety-seven beginning at the southeastern boundary of the village of Hancock in Delaware county continuing north and then west to its end at state route seventeen;

  (j-4) Cayuga Lake byway which shall consist of all that portion of the state highway system beginning at the intersection of state route eighty-nine and the overlap of state route five and United States route twenty in the town of Tyre, Seneca county, and continuing southerly on state route eighty-nine to the intersection of state route eighty-nine and state route ninety-six in the city of Ithaca, Tompkins county, then continuing along the overlap of state routes ninety-six and eighty-nine to the intersections of state routes thirty-four and thirteen, continuing along the overlap of state routes thirty-four and thirteen in the city of Ithaca northerly to the vicinity of the interchange of state routes thirteen and thirty-four and state route thirty-four in the town of Ithaca, then northerly on state route thirty-four to its intersection with state route thirty-four-B in the town of Lansing, then north northwesterly on state route thirty-four-B to its intersection with state route ninety in the town of Genoa, Cayuga county, northerly on state route ninety to its intersection with the overlap of state route five and United States route twenty in the town of Montezuma, Cayuga county, and then west on overlapping state route five and United States route twenty to the intersection of state route eighty-nine in the town of Tyre, Seneca county;

  (j-5) Southern Adirondack Trail as designated by section three hundred forty-three-gg of this chapter;

  (j-6) North Fork Trail byway which shall consist of all that portion of the state highway system known as state route twenty-five in the town of Southold, Suffolk county, beginning at the boundary between the town of Riverhead and the town of Southold, continuing northeasterly to Orient Point and to the end of state route twenty-five, and all that portion of the local highway system known as Sound avenue beginning at the boundary between the town of Riverhead and the town of Southold continuing easterly to the overlap of Sound avenue and county route forty-eight and continuing along county route forty-eight generally northeasterly to the intersection of county route forty-eight and state route twenty-five north of the village of Greenport, Suffolk county;

  (j-7) Mohawk Towpath byway which shall consist of all that portion of the highway system beginning at the intersection of state route thirty-two on Broad street and Eighth street in the village of Waterford, Saratoga county, continuing southerly along state route thirty-two to the intersection of New Courtland street in the city of Cohoes, Albany county, continuing northwesterly along New Courtland street and then along North Mohawk street and then along Cohoes Crescent road to the intersection of United States route nine in the town of Colonie, and then northerly along United States route nine to the intersection of Crescent-Vischer Ferry road, continuing westerly along Crescent-Vischer Ferry road to the intersection of Canal road in the town of Halfmoon, southwesterly along Canal road to the intersection of Clamsteam road, northerly along Clamsteam road to the intersection of Riverview road, westerly along Riverview road to the intersection of state route one hundred forty-six in the hamlet of Rexford, town of Clifton Park, and continuing southerly along state route one hundred forty-six to the intersection of Aqueduct road in the town of Niskayuna, Schenectady county, and continuing southwesterly along Aqueduct road to and then onto Maxon road in the city of Schenectady and then southwesterly along Maxon road to the intersection of Erie boulevard, continuing southerly to the intersection of state route five (State street) in the city of Schenectady and all that portion of the highway system beginning at the intersection of United States route nine and Crescent-Vischer Ferry road proceeding northerly along United States route nine to the intersection of United States route nine and county route ninety-nine (Church Hill road) in the hamlet of Crescent, town of Halfmoon, Saratoga county, and continuing along county route ninety-nine to the intersection of county route ninety-four and easterly along county route ninety-four to the intersection of county route ninety-six, continuing southeasterly along county route ninety-six to the intersection of county route ninety-seven, town of Waterford, continuing south and southeasterly along county route ninety-seven and then along Washington avenue, village of Waterford, to the intersection of Eighth street, and continuing southerly along Eighth street to the intersection of state route thirty-two (Broad street);

  (j-8) Route twenty byway which shall consist of all that portion of the highway system beginning at the intersection of United States route twenty and interstate route eighty-eight in the town of Duanesburg, Schenectady county, continuing westerly along United States route twenty and terminating at the intersection of United States route twenty and interstate route eighty-one in the town of Lafayette, Onondaga county, and all that portion of county route fifty-four from its intersection with United States route twenty in the town of Cherry Valley and continuing westerly along county route fifty-four to its intersection with United States route twenty in the vicinity of East Springfield.

  (j-9) Shawangunk mountains scenic byway which shall consist of all that portion of the highway system beginning at the intersection of state route two hundred ninety-nine and exit eighteen of the New York state thruway in the town of New Paltz, Ulster county, continuing westerly along state route two hundred ninety-nine to its junction with the overlap of United States route forty-four and state route fifty-five, in the town of Gardiner, Ulster county, continuing westerly along the United States route forty-four and state route fifty-five overlap to the intersection of United States route two hundred nine and then southerly along the overlap United States route two hundred nine and state route fifty-five to the intersection with state route fifty-two in the village of Ellenville, Ulster county, and then generally southeasterly along state route fifty-two to the intersection with state route three hundred two in Pine Bush and continuing southerly along state route three hundred two to the junction of state route seventeen-K, and continuing easterly along state route fifty-two from the intersection of state route three hundred two and route fifty-two in Pine Bush to the intersection of the overlap Orange county route fourteen and Ulster county route nine, then northerly along Orange county route fourteen and Ulster county route nine to the intersection with Ulster county route eighteen, then generally easterly on county route eighteen into the hamlet of Wallkill, where it meets with state route two hundred eight and continuing in a generally northerly direction along state route two hundred eight to the intersection of state route two hundred eight and state route two hundred ninety-nine in the village of New Paltz, and continuing from the junction of state route two hundred ninety-nine and Ulster county route seven continuing northerly along Ulster county route seven to its junction with state route two hundred thirteen then generally westerly along state route two hundred thirteen to the intersection of Ulster county route one then generally southwesterly along Ulster county route one to the junction with United States route two hundred nine and along United States route two hundred nine to the intersection of two hundred nine and United States route forty-four and state route fifty-five in Kerhonkson. The alternate route of the Shawangunk mountains scenic byway shall consist of all that portion of the highway system beginning at the intersection of state route two hundred ninety-nine and overlapping United States route forty-four and state route fifty-five, continuing south and east along overlapping United States route forty-four and state route fifty-five to the intersection with state route two hundred eight in Ireland Corners, all in the town of Gardiner, Ulster county.

  (j-10) The Western New York Southtowns scenic byway which shall consist of all that portion of the highway system beginning at the intersection of state route four hundred and United States route twenty-A (Quaker road) in the village of East Aurora, town of Aurora, Erie county, westerly along United States route twenty-A to the Big Tree road and United States route twenty-A interchange with United States route two hundred nineteen in the town of Orchard Park, Erie county, then continuing southerly along United States route two hundred nineteen, through the towns of Boston and Concord and the village of Springville, Erie county, and the town of Ashford, Cattaraugus county, to the intersection with state route two hundred forty-two in the town of Ellicottville, Cattaraugus county, then continuing westerly along United States route two hundred nineteen and state route two hundred forty-two to the village of Ellicottville, then continuing southerly on United States route two hundred nineteen to the town of Ellicottville town line, which shall be the terminus of this portion of the byway; such byway shall also include all that portion of the highway system beginning at the intersection of United States route two hundred nineteen and state route two hundred forty-two in the town of Ellicottville, Cattaraugus county, northeasterly along state route two hundred forty-two to the intersection with state route two hundred forty in the town of Ellicottville, then northerly along state route two hundred forty, through the towns of Ashford and Ellicottville, Cattaragus county and the towns of Concord and Colden, Erie county, to the intersection with county road forty-seven (Mill road) in the town of Aurora, then northeasterly along county road forty-seven, reconnecting with United States route twenty-A in the town of Aurora, and an alternate route beginning at the state road one hundred seventy-nine (Mile Strip road) intersection with state road two hundred seventy-seven (Chestnut Ridge road, Boston Ridge road) in the town of Orchard Park, southerly along state road two hundred seventy-seven to the intersection with state road three hundred ninety-one and Boston State road, continuing southerly along the Boston State road through the town of Boston, continuing southerly along the Springville Boston road through the town of Concord, then continuing southerly on Buffalo street in the village of Springville where it reconnects with state route thirty-nine, and that portion of state route thirty-nine in the village of Springville between United States route two hundred nineteen and state route two hundred forty.

  (j-11) The Seneca Lake scenic byway which shall consist of all that portion of the highway system beginning at the intersection of state route four hundred fourteen and Cass Road in the town of Hector, Schuyler county, northerly along state route four hundred fourteen to the intersection with Ovid Townline Road in the village of Lodi, Seneca county.

  * (j-12) Maple Traditions Scenic Byway which shall consist of all that portion of the highway system beginning at the intersection of state route eight hundred twelve, state route twelve and state route twenty-six in the Village of Lowville, Lewis County continuing northwesterly on state route eight hundred twelve/twenty-six overlap then continuing northerly on state route eight hundred twelve to the intersection with state route three, and then continuing northeasterly on state route three/eight hundred twelve overlap, and then continuing northerly on state route eight hundred twelve to the intersection of state route fifty-eight and eight hundred twelve, continuing northwesterly along the state route fifty-eight/eight hundred twelve overlap to the intersection of United States route eleven, state route eight hundred twelve and county route seventy-eight in the Village of Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, and then northeasterly along United States route eleven/state route eight hundred twelve/county route seventy-eight overlap and then continuing on United States route eleven through the Village of DeKalb Junction to the intersection of United States route eleven and state route sixty-eight in the Village of Canton, St. Lawrence County. The alternate route of the Maple Traditions Scenic Byway shall consist of all that portion of highway beginning at the intersection of United States route eleven and state route sixty-eight in the Village of Canton, St. Lawrence County, continuing northwesterly on state route sixty-eight to the intersection of state routes sixty-eight, eight hundred twelve and thirty-seven, continuing southwesterly on the state routes eight hundred twelve/thirty-seven overlap, continuing south along state route eight hundred twelve to the intersection of United States route eleven and state route eight hundred twelve.

  * NB There are 2 par (j-12)'s

  * (j-12) Mountain Cloves scenic byway which shall consist of all that portion of the state highway system known as state route twenty-three-a in the town of Hunter, Greene County, beginning at the boundary between the town of Jewett and the town of Hunter, continuing easterly to the eastern boundary of the town of Hunter and the Town of Catskill; and all that portion of the state highway system known as state route two hundred fourteen in the town of Hunter, Greene county, beginning at the boundary of the town of Hunter and the town of Shandaken, continuing northerly to its terminus at state route twenty-three-a; and all that portion of the local highway system known as county route eighteen in the town of Hunter, Greene county, beginning at the intersection of county route eighteen and state route twenty-three-a, continuing easterly to its terminus at the NYSDEC North-South Lake Campgrounds; and all that portion of the local highway system known as county route sixteen beginning at the intersection of county route sixteen and state route twenty-three-a and continuing southeasterly on county route sixteen and continuing on Platte Clove Road until the eastern boundary of the town of Hunter, Greene county and the town of Saugerties, Ulster county; and all that portion of the local highway system known as county route twenty-five in the town of Hunter, Greene county, beginning at the intersection of county route twenty-five and state route twenty-three-a, continuing northerly to its terminus at county route twenty-three-c; and all that portion of the local highway system known as county route twenty-three-c in the town of Hunter, Greene county, beginning at the intersection with county route twenty-five and continuing southerly to its terminus at state route twenty-three-a.

  * NB There are 2 par (j-12)'s

  (j-13) Catskill Mountains scenic byway which shall consist of all that portion of the highway system beginning at the eastern border of the town of Olive, Ulster county on state route twenty-eight, continuing westerly on state route twenty-eight to its western terminus at the intersection of Main street in the hamlet of Andes, Delaware county; and all that portion of the highway system beginning at the intersection of state route twenty-eight and state route forty-two in the hamlet of Shandaken, Ulster county, northwesterly along state route forty-two and terminating at the Ulster/Greene county line; and all the portion of the highway system beginning at the intersection of state route twenty-eight and state route two hundred fourteen in the hamlet of Phonicia, Ulster county, northeasterly along state route two hundred fourteen and terminating at the Ulster/Greene county line.

  (k) highways designated as scenic roads pursuant to article forty-nine of the environmental conservation law;

  (l) parkways as listed in the regulations of the commissioner of the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation pursuant to section 13.03 of the parks, recreation and historic preservation law and similar highways operated and maintained by other state agencies.

  2. As part of its reports to the governor and the legislature, the scenic byways advisory board shall recommend amendments to this article adding, deleting or modifying components of the New York state scenic byways system.