Camillus Forest Unique Area Trails

MODERATE 53 reviews

Camillus Forest Unique Area Trails is a 2.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Camillus, New York that features beautiful wild flowers 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
2.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
410 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

muddy

NYSDEC Forest Unique Area featuring a loop up a hill and through several environments. A hike through new growth forest, fields and a somewhat over grown scrub. The south-western portion affords an expansive view of Onondaga Lake and the west side of the City of Syracuse.

hiking
11 days ago

hiking
24 days ago

This trail snakes through one of the few untouched old-growth forest stands left in NY state. Great place to go if you're looking for a peaceful walk in the woods

26 days ago

Seems like it could be a nice hike but today (my first visit) it was overgrown and the trail difficult to follow. Lots of bugs due to the high grass.

hiking
1 month ago

2 months ago

it was a great trail and fairly easy for our son and dog. would definitely go again!

2 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

3 months ago

Love this trail. I wish that it was maintained better, I had to pull 6 ticks off my dogs after walking through the tall grass.

3 months ago

loved it

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3 months ago

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5 months ago

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6 months ago

walking
6 months ago

found this trail by accident while out geocaching. will definitely do it again once the weather gets better.

walking
9 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

This should be rated as easy instead of moderate. I have hiked it numerous times by myself and also with a friend with a 3 year old, and he did fine.

I am definitely going to try trail running on this next.

10 months ago

Beautiful little park,lots of variety of plant cover. Great for birding and botanizing. Over three hundred foot elevation change makes for fun xc ski runs. Winter is my favorite time to enjoy CUA.

hiking
10 months ago

Very nice trail with beautiful distant views. Trails not well marked and many cross trails and forks make it easy to become disoriented. Convenient location and plenty of parking available on Thompson Rd..

11 months ago