Birdseye Hollow is a 2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Savona, New York that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.
cross country skiing
The hiking trail runs from the south-east corner of the unit to the north-west corner. It is also a portion of the longer Finger Lakes Trail. Birdseye Hollow State Forest features a hiking trail and a multiple use trail. The multiple use trail connects Round Lake Rd. to Stanford Lake. The Sanford Lake Day Use Area features a picnic area, with picnic tables, gravel concrete boat ramp, a canoe/kayak launch and a floating dock. Birdseye Hollow State Forest provides fishing opportunities on Mud Creek, Sandford Lake (18 acres), Van Keuren Lake (6.5 acres), Round Lake (12.8 acres), and Birdseye Hollow Pond. The camping opportunities at Birdseye Hollow State Forest also include six primitive campsites located on Sanford Lake. Mountain biking is allowed on town and county roads and on the multiple use trail. Sanford Lake and Birdseye Hollow Pond offer boating and paddling opportunities. All trails at Birdseye Hollow State Forest are open for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing during the winter. However, Birdseye Hollow State Forest does not have any groomed cross-country ski trails.