finger-lakes.jpgCayuga County, NY -May 7, 2009 - 10,000 new hiking and biking guides have been developed through a partnership of 12 Finger Lakes Counties looking to attract outdoor enthusiasts to the region.  The new guides feature 46 hiking and biking trails in a unique card format assembled on a carabiner for use on the trail. Each trail card provides detailed information on the trail including distance, difficulty rating, description and a list of attractions to see along the way as well as suggested refreshment stops.   Cayuga County Trails Auburn-Fleming Trail, Auburn (Hiking) - Converted from an old railroad bed this is a 1.6 mile trail through scenic woods, wetlands, and farmland. Sterling Park & Nature Center, Sterling (Hiking) - This park features glacially formed bluffs with scenic vistas of the Great Lake Ontario Between the Lakes Ride - NYS Scenic Byway Route 90, Union Springs (Biking) - Cayuga Lake is the highlight of this ride with historic markers posted along the route that help tell the story of the area from the Cayuga Nation villages to the 1779 Sullivan Expedition. Owasco Lake, Auburn (Biking) - With Emerson Park at the north and Fillmore Glen State Park at the South end of the route, this ride around Owasco Lake is one of the easiest and picturesque around a Finger Lake. Trail cards can be obtained by stopping in the local tourism offices in Cayuga, Seneca, Ontario, Livingston, Tompkins, Cortland, Schuyler, Chemung, Steuben, Wayne, Tioga and Yates counties or by calling the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance at 800-548.4386.  Trail information is also available on-line at Editorial Contact: Meg Vanek Executive Director Cayuga County Office of Tourism 131 Genesee Street Auburn, NY  13021 (315) 255-1658 e-mail: