Franklin Gulf Trail

MODERATE 17 reviews

Franklin Gulf Trail is a 2.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Eden, New York that features a river 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
2.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
331 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

hiking
23 days ago

Nice hiking but trails need to be marked better.

hiking
1 month ago

1 month ago

It was a decent hike up until the blue and red trail randomly ended down by creek. I tried to find the blue/red markers and ended up coming across a purple trail leading to a tree stand. I had the impression the purple trail was private, and I did not want to risk walking on private land so I turned around and back tracked the blue/red trail.

hiking
2 months ago

Was a somewhat decent hike. We lost the trail markers by the little river/creek and got lost. We came out by someone's yard and the guy was nice enough to let us walk through his property to the street. So we ended up walking up the street back to the car.
They really need to mark the trails a little bit better, Like use a neon orange paint instead of the red (which was faded badly).

hiking
3 months ago

3 months ago

Nice trail other than once you get to the creek the blue markers seemed disappear and were hard to spot. We tried then following the red markers and those seemed to disappear eventually as well resulting in us turning around and going back the way we came.

3 months ago

Several trails are marked very well. Be careful of the ones that seem to end without looping back. Overall, really nice trails for a quick easy hike.

hiking
3 months ago

3 months ago

nice hike sometimes tricky for small kids but the managed great. have gone several times.

hiking
4 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

I went here with my dog. Pretty. But the trail got a little confusing after u get to the creek.

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4 months ago

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4 months ago

8 months ago

Nice trail, not crowded. The trailhead is perhaps a quarter mile south of what the app indicates.

10 months ago

well marked, good parking and beautiful conifer woods

hiking
Friday, June 24, 2016

Easy enough to find parking. Followed trail markers in and then kind of made our own path once we got down to the creek bed. With water levels so low we were able to walk up and down the creek quite a ways in both directions.

It was a nice, quiet hike. Only saw 1 other person with his 2 dogs.

hiking
Monday, May 30, 2016

It was a nice hike with our dog. Steep terrain in one spot and follows creek. The app is inaccurate for the location and trail but still easy to find. We took the blue trail which was about two miles.