Appalachian Trail: Long Path to Elk Pen

MODERATE 1 reviews
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Appalachian Trail: Long Path to Elk Pen is a 16.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Arden, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until September.

DISTANCE
16.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3566 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

backpacking
2 months ago

Hiked from the parking lot to the Island Pond and it only took an hour. Ran into some AT through hikers which was cool. A few campsites exist next to the pond. It's pretty big. Bring but spray. Saw a non poisonous snake (I think) in the lake. Use a water filter if you decided to drink from it.