The Friendship Recreation Trail is a relaxing and picturesque trail takes visitors through lush farmland, quaint villages, pristine watersheds, and quiet residential areas.
The trail is used by walkers, hikers, cyclists and rollerbladers in the summer, and hikers and cross-country skiers in the winter. Of course, the trail is also wheelchair accessible.
Learn more: Canada Trails: Fort Erie Friendship Recreation Trail
*You can also start the trail in Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
At the Fort Erie end of the trail you will come upon a scattering of water edge ruins. These ruins are what remain of Erie Beach, the first lakeside resort destination for the people of Buffalo from 1885 to 1930.
More info about Erie Beach: Erie Beach Amusement Park
Fun Fact: In it’s day, the filtered lake-water pool at Erie Beach was proclaimed as the worlds largest outdoor swimming pool.