Myosotis Lake Trail

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Myosotis Lake Trail is a 3.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Rensselaerville, New York that features a lake 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.

DISTANCE
3.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
321 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

canoeing

hiking

nature trips

skiing

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

beach

forest

lake

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

muddy

scramble

The Huyck Preserve has 12 miles of trails open to the public daily dawn to dusk. Trails snake along the Rensselaerville falls, meander through peaceful old-growth forests, circumvent both Lake Myosotis and Lincoln Pond, and wind through several 80+ year old pine and spruce plantations. Come for a visit and Hike the Huyck! The Huyck Preserve offers 12 miles of trails for hiking (skiing and snowshoeing seasonally) open dawn til dusk year round for public use. Lake Myosotis is open to the public for kayaking and canoeing as well as fishing. Trails loop around Lake Myosotis and Lincoln Pond, through woods, fields and wetlands, and above and below the Rensselaerville Falls which cascade over 120 feet.

hiking
6 days ago

19 days ago

Nicely marked and well kept. Beautiful views!

hiking
24 days ago

hiking
26 days ago

Excellent hike with kids, ages 4 and 6. We went around myosotis lake and had a great time.

28 days ago

hiking
1 month ago

I'm slowly introducing my 9yr old daughter to hiking. this was our 2nd outing and she loved it. she though the falls were great and we saw a couple of young deer along the way which added to your excitement.

1 month ago

loved it!!!! long trail around the lake, beautiful falls, perfect views!!!

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hiking
1 month ago

Nice easy trail. Good views. Didn't get lost at all.

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

Very nice and easy hike.

hiking
3 months ago

Beautiful, green, easy hike!

birding
3 months ago

Great hike. Lots of wildlife on the Lincoln Pond Trail. Beautiful waterfall. Beautiful lake. A little muddy in spots but that is to be expected with all the recent rain. Very nice.

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

Well-maintained trail. Wood planks over muddy areas. Beautiful falls. Great nature center, staff at nature center were wonderful! Designated beach swimming area that you can drive to. Kayaks allowed.

4 months ago