Birdseye Hollow is a 2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Savona, New York that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.0 miles Elevation Gain: 13 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

camping

cross country skiing

fishing

hiking

mountain biking

paddle sports

snowshoeing

walking

bird watching

running

forest

lake

wildlife

The hiking trail runs from the south-east corner of the unit to the north-west corner. It is also a portion of the longer Finger Lakes Trail. Birdseye Hollow State Forest features a hiking trail and a multiple use trail. The multiple use trail connects Round Lake Rd. to Stanford Lake. The Sanford Lake Day Use Area features a picnic area, with picnic tables, gravel concrete boat ramp, a canoe/kayak launch and a floating dock. Birdseye Hollow State Forest provides fishing opportunities on Mud Creek, Sandford Lake (18 acres), Van Keuren Lake (6.5 acres), Round Lake (12.8 acres), and Birdseye Hollow Pond. The camping opportunities at Birdseye Hollow State Forest also include six primitive campsites located on Sanford Lake. Mountain biking is allowed on town and county roads and on the multiple use trail. Sanford Lake and Birdseye Hollow Pond offer boating and paddling opportunities. All trails at Birdseye Hollow State Forest are open for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing during the winter. However, Birdseye Hollow State Forest does not have any groomed cross-country ski trails.

hiking
flooded
muddy
17 days ago

Always bring muck boots when you come here. Extremely muddy but, A nice pretty hike along the water. Lots of birds. Baby geese are out as well.

hiking
26 days ago

The trail was so muddy we couldn't even walk it.

hiking
bugs
muddy
over grown
9 months ago

Overgrown, muddy trail. Don’t waste your time.

hiking
bugs
muddy
over grown
Sat May 11 2019

Tue Sep 25 2018

Most of the trail was Ankle deep in mud. Not worth it.

19 days ago

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Wed May 16 2018

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Mon Sep 11 2017

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Wed Aug 30 2017

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Sat May 21 2016