The trails traverse open fields, through deep forests, and up steep mountain sides. The views from Mohawk Mt. are spectacular. Mohawk State Forest is extremely well maintained and is visited by tens of thousands of people each year. It's also a popular destination for rock climbers, and amateur scientists who love to absorb the diverse ecosystem and natural settings. (In the wintertime, Mohawk has designated areas for cross country skiing and snowmobiling.) Though it may seem like Mohawk would be crowded with a lot of people it's not really like that most of the time. The park is big enough that you can always find a quiet section to explore and 90% of the people who visit don't venture far from their cars. In fact, most people like to park at a scenic overlook or picnic area.

nature trips
3 months ago

I'm actually just trying to ask a question. is this a good place for dogs on a leash? I never go hiking without my buddy with me so if he cant come it's not worth it!

Nice flat trail, very peaceful only saw 3 bikers the whole trail.

It’s a really nice spot, with a few really pretty views of the lake. There is a trail that is relatively “flat” marked by green tabs on the trees and it was very easy to follow with little effort needed.

hiking
8 months ago

It’s a long winding trail. It snakes back and forth. We didn’t complete the last leg of the trail, as the snaking back and forth just got a bit redundant. We bailed out by the water tank, and walked the road back to the lake/country club. I recorded 9.4 miles on our hike. We saw some interesting sites along the way. A barn owl was spotted, along with interesting placement of some little artifacts like ceramic pumpkin kern, plastic Spiderman bust, and clam like fungus growing out of a tree trunk. As far as the natural features, the terrain is easy to navigate. There’s no major obstacle. There weren’t too many hills to traverse, so little exertion was needed. Just making sure you stayed hydrated was important. We started when it was 59F around 11am, and by finish, it was 71F around 3:30pm. A world of caution, there are ticks there, as my friend removed one from her clothing. It’s a very nice trail for beginners, but I would prefer riding my mountain bike there next time to speed thing up.

sickest place on the east cost!!!

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