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Best trails in Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest, New York? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, forest trails, views 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 Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest ranging from 1 to 6.1 miles and from 1,532 to 3,408 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Moxham Mountain Trail
Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 3 h 7 m
The trail to Moxham Mountain was constructed in the summer of 2012 and features many overlooks with scenic views, while the most spectacular views are from the 2418 foot summit. This hike begins at tShow more
#2 - Vanderwhacker Mountain
Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 37 m
The fire tower on Vanderwhacker mountain provides a spectacular view of the Adirondack High Peaks. As of July 2002 the fire tower may be closed due to COVID19. The trail is marked with red disks. SiShow more
#3 - Wolf Pond
Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 25 m
Wolf Pond is a 5.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Minerva, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail runninShow more
#4 - Stony Pond Trail
Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 2 h 49 m
Stony Pond Trail is a 5.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Minerva, New York that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and Show more
#5 - Cheney Pond to Boreas (Lester Flow) Paddle
Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 29 m
A beautiful hidden Adirondack pond that leads to a great paddle Cheney pond offers a greta paddle, beach and an exceptional lean-to. The lean-to is a short half mile paddle across the pond and offersShow more
#6 - Boreas Loop Trail
Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 15 m
Boreas Loop Trail is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Minerva, New York that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, anShow more