Best Sugar Hill State Forest Horseback Riding

The 4th most popular equestrian trail in New York.

  Finger Lakes, New York, US

  TRAILSOURCE.COM™

  August 12, 2016

West of Ithaca and Watkins Glen in Schuyler County, the 9,000 acre Sugar Hill State Forest has 40 miles of trails open to horseback riding. 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 4th most popular horse trail of all 21 horseback rides in New York. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Sugar Hill State Forest including Hammond Hill State Forest and Interloken Trail.


Local Contacts:  TFSP (607) 387-6739; NY Tourism (800) CALL NYS.

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.dec.ny.gov/

GPS:  42.38728, -77.00313

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  8/12/2016

ID:  14470


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