Interloken Trail Cross Country Skiing

The 21st most popular XC Ski in New York.

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East of Seneca Lake and Burdett, the Interloken Trail is a 12 mile backcountry trail. The Interloken Trail traverses the Forest north to south and is a branch of the Finger Lakes Trail system. It passes through various terrain and vegetation; southern portions are somewhat steeper and more forested; northern portions are flatter and more open through some pastures.

To reach the southern trailhead from Burdett, head east on SR79 to Bennettsburg. Turn north on Burnt Hill Road. The cross country ski trailhead parking area is about 0.75 miles ahead on the right.

Overall, Interloken Trail is the 21st 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 Interloken Trail including Hammond Hill State Forest, Shindagin Hollow State Forest, Danby State Forest and Sugar Hill State Forest.

Interloken Trail Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  FLNF (607) 546-4470.

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

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  42.4326, -76.8158

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  7/29/2016

ID:  15741

Interloken Trail Cross Country Skiing Map