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Fabulous trail that is good for varied fitness levels whether for crossing country skiing or... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2013
Nan D
,
New York City, New York
Almost got lost

We read about this trail online and decided to try it since we were pressed for time and the... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2012
Jfed
,
Grand Island, NY
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23 Feb 2016
“Hiking”
24 Aug 2015
“Best trail of running or skiing”
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Lake Placid, NY
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Reviewed 7 February 2013

Fabulous trail that is good for varied fitness levels whether for crossing country skiing or hiking. Easily accessible, lovely views and good variety.

Thank Nan D
Reviewed 30 August 2012

We read about this trail online and decided to try it since we were pressed for time and the trailhead is located just outside of downtown. There supposedly are 3 loop trails, marked with red, blue, and yellow markers, each fairly short. However, there were...More

2  Thank Jfed
Reviewed 14 June 2012

Short trail (20 mins), great for young kids. Takes you to a dam that is the outlet for Lake Placid. Great scenery and a fun family trip.

Thank swcahoon
Reviewed 11 June 2012

The trail was very nice although not perfectly marked. Make sure you take a trail map with you and do not worry too much about all the "Private Property" signs -- we were told most of the are not enforceable.

Thank Mom45
Reviewed 6 June 2012

This trail is mostly woodsy, and not very well maintained. The trail is very rough, over tree roots, and the scenery is only average, considering the location.

1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 12 January 2012

An awesome hike... quite level.... takes you to about down town lake placid... crosses a pretty dam. We hiked it while we stayed at NORTHERN LIGHT LODGE..... the trail is basically outside the door of the condo..... and while you are at it, you can...More

Thank mbg228
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Can walk a mile or five. The trails are well marked and there is plenty of beautiful foliage to see. The trail passes by the small dam. Great opportunities for beautiful pics.

Thank 2travelers92
Reviewed 14 January 2010

Quite a long trail, many miles. Nothing too difficult. Trail does run through the valley, so if snow is limited it may not be the best place to ski at that time. Van Hovenberg XC ski area does a great job with limited snow. They...More

3  Thank NEasternUSA
Reviewed 28 May 2013
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