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Best trails in Ferris Lake Wild Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Ferris Lake Wild Forest, New York? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, forest trails, lake trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 5 moderate trails in Ferris Lake Wild Forest ranging from 1.5 to 19.7 miles and from 1,587 to 2,414 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Good Luck Mountain and Lake Trail
Ferris Lake Wild Forest
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
Good Luck Mountain and Lake Trail is a 3.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Caroga, New York that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#2 - Echo Cliff via Panther Mountain Trail
Ferris Lake Wild Forest
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
Echo Cliff via Panther Mountain Trail is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Piseco, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offeShow more
#3 - Nine Corner Lake Trail
Ferris Lake Wild Forest
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h
Nine Corner Lake Trail is a 2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Caroga, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#4 - Broomstick Lake Trail
Ferris Lake Wild Forest
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 50 m
Beautiful lake trail with streams and cascades along the way.Show more
#5 - Jockeybush Lake Trail
Ferris Lake Wild Forest
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Jockeybush Lake Trail is a 2.3 mile out and back trail located near Caroga, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best usShow more
#6 - Third Lake Trail
Ferris Lake Wild Forest
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 3 h 24 m
Third Lake Trail is a 7.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Piseco, New York that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and iShow more
#7 - Good Luck Mountain and Spectacle Lake Loop
Ferris Lake Wild Forest
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Length: 19.7 mi • Est. 9 h 13 m
I put this loop together with the intention of a beginner-friendly backpacking loop (2 nights, 2 days). In addition to the relatively flat loop, a spur trail will take you down to Good Luck Lake, andShow more
#8 - Dexter Lake Trail
Ferris Lake Wild Forest
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 15 m
Actual mileage is closer to 4.1 each way. Show more