Hiking The Sugar Hill State Forest
The 35th most popular hiking trail in New York.
Saturday 23 July 2016 04:01 GMT
West of Ithaca and Watkins Glen in Schuyler County, the 9,000 acre Sugar Hill State Forest has 40 miles of trails shared by hikers, bikers and horseback riders. A portion of the Finger Lakes Trail also passes through the forest.
The best trailhead is on CR23 halfway between Watkins Glen and Tyrone near a rustic sign. If you can find it, theres also parking at the Sugar Hill Fire Tower.
Overall, Sugar Hill State Forest is the 35th most popular hiking trail of all 49 hikes in New York. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Sugar Hill State Forest including Bear Mountain Loop Trail, Clarence Fahnesock State Park, Stillman Trail, Bash Bish Falls and Breakneck Ridge Trail.