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Best trails in Sugar Hill State Forest

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Explore the most popular trails in Sugar Hill State Forest with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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#1 - Schuyler County: Sugar Hill
Sugar Hill State Forest
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
Please note that the firetower is closed (09/05/2020).Show more
#2 - Finger Lakes Trail to South Rim Trail [PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Sugar Hill State Forest
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Length: 11.3 mi • Est. 5 h 9 m
There is a small parking lot off Maple Road at the trailhead in Sugar Hill State Forest. The trail runs along several rivers and gorges and ends on a road next to the main entrance to Watkins Glen State Park. The trail does not go down into the gorge in Watkins Glen but parallels the flagstone paths of the park below. Important note: Much of the trail runs through private property and in one section in the middle the landowner does not allow hiking during fall hunting season (October 1st- December 31st). Show more