Spruce Bog Trail Cross Country Skiing

The 33rd most popular XC Ski in New York.

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Northeast of Albany and Grafton, the Grafton Lakes State Park has over 20 miles of trails open to hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. The park is located on the 1,500 feet forested mountain plateau between the Taconic and Hudson Valleys. The 2.5 mile Spruce Bog Trail is a popular starting point for exploring this park.

To reach the trailhead from Albany, head north on US787 to Troy. Head east on SR2 to Grafton. The trailhead parking lot is located just north of town near the park office.

Overall, Spruce Bog Trail is the 33rd most popular cross country ski area of all 61 Nordic ski destinations in New York. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Spruce Bog Trail including Friends Lake Inn, Garnet Hill Lodge Ski Center, Lapland Lake Nordic Ski Center, McCauley Mountain Ski Center, Dewey Mountain X-C Ski Center and Gore Mountain Ski Area.

Spruce Bog Trail Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  GLSP (518) 279-1155; NY Tourism (800) CALL NYS.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Reference Source:  click here http://www.nysparks.com/parks/

GPS:  42.77359, -73.45103

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  7/2/2016

ID:  14423

Spruce Bog Trail Cross Country Skiing Map