The New York State Department of Transportation provides online maps for several long distance, on-road bicycle routes. Cyclists using these routes should be comfortable sharing the roadway with motorized vehicles traveling at higher speeds. Printed maps for these routes can be obtained with no charge from the New York State Department of Transportation Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, 50 Wolf Road, 54, Albany,NY 12232 Phone: (518) 457-0922.
New York State Bicycle Route 5 is a signed on-road bicycle route that extends 365 miles from Niagara Falls across New York to the Massachusetts state line. The route parallels the Erie Canal and the New York State Canalway Trail. It intersects with State Bicycle Routes 9, 11, 14, 19 and 517, as well as the New York State Seaway Trail.
New York State Bicycle Route 9 starts in New York City, follows U.S. Route 9W through the Palisades and connects with Bicycle Route 17 in Wappingers Falls and State Bicycle Route 5 in Albany. The route continues north to Rouses Point at the the Canadian border.
NY State Bicycle Route 11 is a signed on-road bicycle route that extends 320 miles from the Pennsylvania state line near Binghamton to Rouses Point on the New York – Quebec border. This route connects with Pennsylvania State Bicycle Route L and the Velo Quebec cycling routes in Quebec. It also intersects with State Bicycle Routes 5, 9 and 17, and NYS Canalway Trail.
New York State Bike Route 14 is a signed, on-road bicycle route that extends 95 miles from the Pennsylvania state line near Elmira to Sodus Point on the shores of Lake Ontario. This route connects with Pennsylvania State Bicycle Route G. It also intersects New York State Bicycle Routes 5 and 17, the NYS Canalway Trail and the NYS Seaway Trail.
NY State Bicycle Route 17 is a signed, on-road bicycle route that extends 442 miles from State Bicycle Route 9 in the Village of Wappingers Falls to State Bicycle Route 517 in the Village of Westfield on the shores of Lake Erie. This route also connects with State Bicycle Routes 11, 14 and 19, and the New York State Seaway Trail.
New York State Bicycle Route 19 is a signed, on-road bicycle route that extends 109 miles from the Pennsylvania state line near the Village of Shongo to Hamlin Beach State Park on the shores of Lake Ontario. NY State Bicycle Route 19 intersects State Bicycle Route 17 in Wellsville,State Bicycle Route 5 in Brockport, the NY Canalway Trail and the NYS Seaway Trail.
New York State Bicycle Route 24 begins at the Riverhead Traffic Circle and proceeds east through the Pine Barrens and a view of Peconic Bay on designated bicycle lanes as far as Old Riverhead Road, just north of NY 27-Sunrise Highway. State Bicycle Route 24 connects with NYS Bicycle Route 25 in Riverhead.
New York State Bicycle Route 25 runs from Smithtown east to Orient Point, passing through Port Jefferson Station, Shoreham, and Riverhead. The route joins Bike Route 25A from Branch to Calverton, Along NY 25, the route diverges in Riverhead and Aquebogue, and takes Moores Lane to Suffolk County Road 48 , then rejoins NY 25 south of Stirling.
New York State Bicycle Route 25A begins at the Cold Spring Harbor Long Island (LIRR)Station at the intersection of NY Route 108 and Woodbury Road, and continues through the Town of Huntington on local roads. The eastern terminus of NY 25A State Bike Route is at the intersection of NY Route 25 and NY Route 25A, approximately one mile west of downtown Smithtown.
New York State Bicycle Route 27 runs along NY 27/Montauk Highway from Suffolk County Road 39A in Cobb to Montauk Point State Park.
New York State Bicycle Route 28 is an unsigned cycling route that runs from Kingston north to the border of Delaware and Ulster counties in Shandaken. Highway 28 continues to Oneonta with mostly acceptable shoulders but is not officially designated.
New York State Bicycle Route 114 follows State Rt. 114 on Long Island from East Hampton through Sag Harbor it detours onto Hempstead Street and Bay Street before rejoining NY 114, In Greenport the bike route continues west along NY 25 to Moore’s Lane where it connects with Bike Route 25
State Bicycle Route 517 is a signed on-road bicycle route that extends 100 miles from the Pennsylvania State Line near Jamestown on Lake Erie to Lockport, then continues to Olcott on Lake Ontario. This route connects with Pennsylvania State Bicycle Routes , NY State Bicycle Routes 5 and 17, and the New York Seaway Trail in Olcott. In Lockport. Bike Route 517 connects with the NYS Canalway Trail (aka Erie Canal Heritage Trail), which goes to Rochester and connects with the Genesee Valley Greenway Trail.