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#28 of 176 state parks in New York

Best trails in Moreau Lake State Park

1,150 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in Moreau Lake State Park, New York? AllTrails has 15 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest 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 11 moderate trails in Moreau Lake State Park ranging from 2.6 to 9.3 miles and from 344 to 1,259 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

As its name suggests, Moreau Lake State Park is established around Moreau Lake, which is surrounded by forests. Users will enjoy outdoor activities in the lake beach or on the trails such as hiking, having a picnic, boat, fish, or even snowshoe and cross-country ski in the winter. Vehicle Entrance Fee 5/5 – 5/25 (collected weekends & holidays) - $6/car 5/26 - 9/3 (collected daily) - $8/car 9/4 - 10/8 (collected weekends & holidays) - $6/car

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Map of trails in Moreau Lake State Park
Park information
Acreage:
4,531 acres
Park hours
Monday
5:55 am - 5:55 pm
Tuesday
5:55 am - 5:55 pm
Wednesday
5:55 am - 5:55 pm
Thursday
5:55 am - 5:55 pm
Friday
5:55 am - 5:55 pm
Saturday
5:55 am - 5:55 pm
Sunday
5:55 am - 5:55 pm
Contact
(518) 793-0511
Helpful links
Top trails (15)
#1 - Lake Bonita Loop
Moreau Lake State Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(225)
Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 52 m
Lake Bonita Loop is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Corinth, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activShow more
#2 - Moreau Lake Overlook via Red Oak Ridge Trail
Moreau Lake State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(212)
Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
This is a short hike up to some great overlooks over both Moreau Lake to the east and the Hudson River to the west. The overlook is on Palmertown Mountain. Although dogs are allowed on this trail, uShow more
#3 - Western Ridge Trail to Overlook
Moreau Lake State Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(186)
Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
The trail rises along a jeep track from the parking area past a power line and continuing along the jeep track until you reach a second power line (about 1/2 mile up). Then along a couple of hundred Show more
#4 - Moreau Lake and Overlook
Moreau Lake State Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(86)
Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
Moreau Lake and Overlook is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Gansevoort, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity oShow more
#5 - Moreau Lake Nature Trail and Mud Pond Walk
Moreau Lake State Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(67)
Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 56 m
EASY A relaxed circular walk around the upper portion of Moreau Lake and Mud Pond. A few gentle slopes and a couple of narrow portions, but for the most part a pleasant walk through the woods around tShow more
#6 - Baker Trail to Moreau Lake Overlook
Moreau Lake State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(94)
Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
The entrance to the parking area is VERY easy to miss, so drive slowly as you get close. Mostly easy trail, although the first half-mile is a little steep. The trail is wide, easy to follow, and marShow more
#7 - Western Ridge to Baker Trail Loop
Moreau Lake State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(49)
Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 11 m
Follow the Western Ridge Trail (yellow disks) west from the parking area. Initially its fairly flat but soon begins a moderate climb towards the ridge. At about 1.4 miles the WR will combine with the Show more
#8 - Lake Bonita to Lake Ann and Grant Mountain
Moreau Lake State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(41)
Length: 8.5 mi • Est. 3 h 59 m
Lake Bonita to Lake Ann and Grant Mountain is a 8.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Corinth, New York that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is priShow more
#9 - Moreau Lake Loop
Moreau Lake State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(30)
Length: 8 mi • Est. 4 h
Moreau Lake Loop is a 8 mile loop trail located near Corinth, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also ablShow more
#10 - Grant Mountain
Moreau Lake State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(18)
Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 4 h 19 m
Note: This loop involves bushwacking and navigating off trail. Park on the Lake Bonita side of the park off Corinth Mountain Road. Head in a clockwise direction around lake then continue on WaterfalShow more
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