North of Utica and south of Lowville, the Carpenter Road Ski Trails are a 8 mile network of 3 loops on the eastern slope of the Tug Hill Plateau winding through wooded terrain. The trails connect with Snow Ridge Cross Country Ski Trails for an additional 10km.
To reach the trailhead from Lowville, head south on SR26 for about 10 miles or so to Carpenter Road. Turn west on Carpenter Road and continue up to the top of the hill where there is a parking area.
Overall, Carpenter Road Ski Trails is the 48th most popular cross country ski area of all 60 Nordic ski destinations in New York. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Carpenter Road Ski Trails including Osceola Tug Hill Cross Country Ski Center and Whetstone Gulf State Park.
Local Contacts: Lewis County Tourism (315) 376-2213; NY Tourism (800) CALL NYS.
Best Season: Jan - Feb.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Base Camp: Old Sawmill Inn, Lowville (315) 376-9950
Luxury Loding: Freihof Lodge, Turin (315) 348-8610; Victoria Guest House, Lowville (315) 376-8502
Breakfast Restaurant: Village Cafe, Turin; Llyods, Lowville
Reference Source: click here https://adirondackstughill.com/
GPS: 43.6683, -75.441
Date Published: 1/3/2016
Date Updated: 7/1/2016
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