Gorge Trail

MODERATE 3 reviews

Gorge Trail is a 2.4 mile out and back trail located near Burdett, NY. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking.

2.4 miles Out & Back

hiking

Directions from : From the South, take State Route 17 (I-86 in some areas) to exit 52 (Watkins Glen exit/State Route 14 North). In Watkins Glen, turn right on State Route 414 North, at the Fourth St. intersection go approximately 9 miles north, on the right is the Hector Ranger Station of the Finger Lakes National Forest. The next asphalt road past this (1/2 mile) on the right is Schuyler County Route 2. Turn right and go 3.5 miles east to Burnt Hill Road. Turn right and follow Burnt Hill Road south 2.5 miles until you reach the Gorge Pond parking area located on the east side of the road. (This road is a seasonal use road and is not plowed in the winter). From the North, take I-90 to exit 41 (414 south to Hector, NY) the second asphalt road on the left past Wickhams Plaza (1/2 mile) is County Route 2, turn left and go 3.5 miles east to Burnt Hill Road. Turn right and follow Burnt Hill Road south 2.5 miles until you reach the Gorge Pond parking area located on the east side of the road. (This road is a seasonal use road and is not plowed in the winter).

hiking
1 month ago

Nice hike, nice trees. The trail runs between two roads. Would go again.

hiking
8 months ago

nice trail. easy walking up and down portion of the gorge.

hiking
2 years ago

Finger Lakes National Forest. Easy- Moderate hike. Starts out grassy leading into the forest and along the gorge/ creek. Rocky at points- if its a wet day you are sure to see lots of Red Newts so watch your step on the trail. It's a very beautiful and peaceful walk.