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Bee Trail Loop Trail is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Saratoga Springs, 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 March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Length 5.2 mi Elevation gain 413 ft Route type Loop

Dog friendly

Hiking

Mountain biking

Nature trips

Snowshoeing

Walking

Bird watching

Forest

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

Rocky

Snow

Washed out

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A fun loop on a difficult Saratoga Mountain Bike Association trail just north of Saratoga Springs and Skidmore College This is a great loop for advanced mountain bike riders in the Saratoga Mountain Bike Association Trail (SMBA) trail system. This ride, called the Bee Trail, takes you on a technically challenging loop deep in the woods north of Skidmore College in the town of Saratoga Springs, NY.

Information and maps on the trails in the area http://www.saratogamtb.org

Trailhead Parking: Follow Clinton Street out of Downtown Saratoga Springs past Skidmore College to its intersection with Daniels Road. Park at this intersection and ride into the trail across the street and follow the guide instructions from there. Make sure to park on the side of the road far enough to be out of traffic.

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Holly B
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HikingBugs

Lots of bugs and so many different trails I got sidetracked a few times but overall a nicely maintained trail!

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Stephen Klapper
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HikingBugs

Bugs in July. So many bugs. They didn’t stop attacking me since the moment I stepped foot on the trail.

Melissa H
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Mc Hc
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HikingBugsRocky

Very beautiful in the open spots- lots of flowers as well. Make sure to bring bug spray though!

Charlene Dubuque
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HikingBugsRocky

Great trail!

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Shelby Fitch
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Jackie Boyea
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Hiking

Reading the past comments before hiking was necessary. It is definitely a maze to follow the Bee trail because you start following a trail that isnt marked, the follow the SMBA trail, then following the DEC red trail and back and forth. So using the all trails map and GPS was a must. Easy and pretty flat trail and lots of ponds and water for dogs. Wear bug spray!

Matt LaChapelle
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Alexis Herzog
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Hiking

Nice and flat, pretty and not super muddy. Confusing trails intersecting in a lot of different places. Definitely keep ur gps open!

ALEXANDRA FRACCHIA
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Hiking

Mellow trail featuring a pond. Trail is pretty flat and a bit muddy, but not bad. Seems the trail is used frequently for mountain biking. Trail system is confusing and not very well marked, it’s best to go here with plenty of sunshine left in the day, a friend and a trail map.

Don Nedeau
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Hiking

a little muddy today but nice

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Christine Geraci
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HikingMuddy

Lots of fun variation on this trail, without too much difficulty. Muddy and icy in some spots but nothing waterproof hiking boots can’t handle.

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Shawna Mason
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Hiking

Very nice trail, many cross trails so definitely recommend having your gps going I can see it being very easy to get turned around

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