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
223 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.

16 days ago

Awesome trail for my nine year old and me.

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16 days ago

Nice trail for a family walk. Trail has views of lake for the majority of the hike. Nice Pine forrest and waterfall. Some muddy spots but easy 3 mile walk.

17 days ago

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1 month ago

Nice afternoon hike. Took us about 1 hour 40 minuets. Able to view the lake just about the entire loop. Nice waterfall.

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2 months ago

Nicely marked and well kept. Beautiful views!

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2 months ago

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2 months ago

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

2 months ago

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2 months 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.

3 months ago

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

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3 months ago

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

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4 months ago

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5 months ago

Very nice and easy hike.