Relatively steep trail that can be walked to the top but there is the option to drive to the top. Shorter hike, kid & family friendly, hiking, mountain biking, exceptional views overlooking the town, firetower at the top with 360 degree views.
Distance: 4.5 miles
Location: North of Old Forge off NY 28. Turn left on Rondaxe Road. There are many signs for the trailhead.
This trail primarily used for hiking, running & nature trips with great views, forestry & wildlife.
Utsayantha Lake Area Loop
Distance: 4.5 miles
Location: Archibald Field, Stamford, NY 12167
Directions: State Rt 10 North from the light at State Rt 10 and 23 Light. 3/4 mile on the right parking area across from NYS DEC Stamford Region 4 Head Quarters and next to Archibald Field Ball Park
Year-round accessible, family friendly trail used for hiking, trail running featuring a lake, river & bridges.
Below are a few trails in the North Blenheim area within Minekill State Park.
Click here for more detailed park & trail info: https://parks.ny.gov/parks/minekill/details.aspx
Mine Kill State Park Trail
Distance: 2.3 miles
Trail offering an amazing opportunity to experience a variety of scenery & terrain, beautiful views overlooking the Schoharie Creek & Blenheim-Gilboa Reservoir. Year-round access with an immense number of activity options from walking, hiking, running, mountain biking, fishing, cross country skiing.
Mine Kill Falls via Orange Trail
Distance: 2.9 miles
Trail primarily used for hiking overlooking a beautiful waterfall with the option to view it from above or from below. Family friendly but there are some moderately strenuous areas.
Mine Kill Long Path Loop
Distance: 1 miles
Loop trail in great shape offering an oppurtunity for walking, hiking and nature trips with two water falls along the way.
Below is a breakdown of a number of trails in the Margaretville area offered through Balsam Lake Moutain Wild Forest.
Click here for more detailed park & trail info: https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/9152.html
Dry Brook Ridge Trail
Distance: 12.5 miles
Location: 50-136 S Side Spur, Margaretville, NY 12455
Relatively flat trail offering a variety of activities all year round including walking, hiking, snowshoeing and camping opportunities. Not a lot of views, but if you make it far enough there is a great overlook of Pepacton Reservoir.
Basalm Lake Moutain via Dry Brook Ridge Trail
Distance: 5.9 miles
Location: Dry Brook Ridge Trail Parking Area (Mill Brook Rd), Margaretville, NY 12455
Great hike up to the firetower which offers beautiful 360 degree views from the top. Excellent option year round, being a top pick for winter weather that is great for hiking, snowshoeing and more.
Kelly Hollow Loop
Distance: 3.4 miles
Location: Mill Brook Rd, Margaretville, NY 12455
Primarily used for hiking and nature trips featuring a lake and a river running through.
Distance: 12.8 miles
This trail primarily used for hiking & nature trips offers an opportunity for sights of wildlife & features a river.
Family friendly trail that is great for hiking, walking, nature trips and features a river along the way.
Emmons Pond Bog Trail
Distance: 1.5 miles
Location: 2028 White Hill Rd, Oneonta, NY 13820
Family friendly trail good for all skill levels primarily used for hiking, walking and running in a great forest setting.
Distance: 1.0+ miles
Location: Albert Morris Dr, Oneonta, NY 13820
Family friendly park with a number of trails ranging in distance & difficulty providing way more than just 1 mile of adventuring. Offers a number of activity options including mountain biking, walking, running with great views & wildlife.
Table Rock Loop
Distance: 1.5 miles
Location: Table Rock, Chestnut St, Oneonta, NY 13820
Beautiful trail with great views & scenery, primarily used for hiking, running, mountain biking, cross country skiing & snowshoeing with year-round accesibility.
Note: has been mentioned that it can be difficult to find due to being on a college campus.
Distance: 5.9 miles
Primarily used for hiking & trail running, this trail offers a relatively moderate hiking experience featuring a waterfall.
Note: mentions of it being muddy/wet; appropriate shoes suggested.
Note: The above starred (*) trails are apart of Robert v. Riddel State Park which has even more to offer than just these few. See map here: https://parks.ny.gov/parks/attachments/RobertVRiddellTrailMap.pdf
Family friendly hiking trail with great mountainside views, walks through the meadows and spotting of wildlife!
Andes Rail Trail & Bullet Hole Spur
Distance: 3.5 miles
Location: Andes Rail Trail, 266 Depot St, Andes, NY 13731
Easily accessible trail great for individuals, familiies of all ages and dogs. The first section continuing along the old rail bed offering the experience of woodland scenery & beautiful mountain views. Second part of the trail climbs the ridge above the rail bed into the forestry with views of Tremperskill valley.
Extras: Trail overlooks a stream & small waterfall
Distance: 4.7 miles
Location: Nyc 4 Rd, Andes, NY 13731
Trail for families & novice hikers offering a unique opportunity of incredible views after only 1 mile. Continuing on the walk features beautiful rock ledges & forestry. Features a pond & views of the Pepacton Resevoir.
Note: Trail after the pond is CLOSED
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