Indian Kill Red and Yellow Trail is a 2.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Alplaus, New York that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. 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.

Length2.6 miElevation gain314 ftRoute typeLoop
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A beautiful hike for dogs and small children. No trail markers, although easy to get around. Water all around, small waterfall with a foot bridge. Red trail provides a path along the Indian Kill (Kill is Old Dutch for stream). Yellow trail provides a higher elevation route. The Red trail requires a stream crossing at the second waterfall which is barely possible with high water. Overall, an enjoyably short hike! Watch out for unmarked trails - it is not recommended to travel them.

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Nicole Blanchette
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Very icy

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David Jasinski
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As of early March it’s still very icy, some places are impassable without snowshoes

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Deborah Lee
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Great now with micro spikes.

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Linda Francois
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Rainy and snowy at times. Steep at the end.. invigorating!!!

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Joshua Drake
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Scenic trail along stream. Icy in many spots, used yaxtraxs. Trails are very poorly marked.

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matt scarchilli
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Gorgeous. Did not use snow shoes and it was fine. Be ready for a little slippery. :)

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Elizabeth Anderson
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gorgeous views. saw a woodpecker! trail was mostly broken out. snowshoes would have been useful. wouldn't recommend going up some the hills without some sort of traction!

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kelli serba
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Great trail. Enjoyed the peace of the snow while listening to the water flow. trails are well marked. can't wait to return in the other seasons.

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Austin Mandigo
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Tammy C
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Not well marked Icy in some spots, esp by stairs. Pretty walk, easy to find your way.

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Kate Carlson
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Danielle Villeneuve
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Michael Gish
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Icy and muddy. Super pretty!!!

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Dustin Wright
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Great for a short walk.

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Daniel Johnson
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super pretty hike with views of rushing rapids - could not do entire section as the kill was too fast and deep. very popular with dog walkers- not always leashed.

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House Family
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Matthew Waskiewicz
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Michael Gish
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Muddy and a little slick but lots of fun!

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C M
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Well maintained trails, muddy and slick in hilly sections. Wear appropriate footwear. Brought our small dogs and they handled it fine.

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John Houghton
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Shermanizer Li
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Gwen Bizal
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Nice hike along a beautiful stream.

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Wilk Raj
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It is a nice and beautiful walk. It would be muddy if there was rain. So be prepared.

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Thomas Powers
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John Mahar Sr.
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Easy, nice, leaf-covered walk. A little muddy today.

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Abigail Hopkins
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Michael Gish
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Wet and a little slick

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Alison Mesick
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Enjoyed the fall hike, but the different trails could be marked better.

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