Poke-O-Moonshine Trail

MODERATE 76 reviews
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Poke-O-Moonshine Trail is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Keeseville, 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.

2.4 miles 1302 feet Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

rock climbing

snowshoeing

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

rocky

A great out & back trail leading to a fire tower. There are views towards the High Peaks and Lake Champlain from the summit. From the fire tower there are views towards the northern part of Lake Champlain and Plattsburgh. The cab of the fire tower is open during the summer months.

12 days ago

2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

Very nice short hike with great views. Can be very busy. Best in winter on a clear moderate day. Best with crampons.

hiking
3 months ago

Nice short hike with a firetower and great view. Unlike the old trail the new one is never steep. The cliffs are quite a sight from the highway.

3 months ago

Excellent short hike with great views.

trail running
4 months ago

Short but TOUGH run to the top. Very good views especially in the fall!

5 months ago

5 months ago

Great views. Very busy trail. Fire tower is always locked. Heavy tick infestation along trail. Check your dogs thoroughly after this one.

5 months ago

5 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

Still a good little hike after all these years. First time doing the back way and liked it a lot more! 9/4/16

hiking
5 months ago

Beautiful foliage in Autumn!! Loved it. Nice family hike.

5 months ago

it was a bit hard to find because the directions on Google maps was wrong... but a great hike

6 months ago

Gone up this trail many times and we love the improvements going on! Much less ankle rolling. If you hike the steep trail, make sure you watch where you step and wear appropriate foot wear, (although I've hiked this one barefoot many times) due to Lisa of round moving rocks. other than that, this is a wonderful hike for kids and people who are our of shape and want a good challenge. The trail is very steep in the beginning, then gets less steep to the summit. Great views for a short hike.

hiking
6 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

I've been hiking this trail for about 25 years. It's one of my favorite short hikes and the view is definitely worth the hike!

hiking
6 months ago

Great view!

hiking
6 months ago

Amazing view from the fire tower - well worth the climb! We took the red trail up (it's a workout!) and came back down blue.

6 months ago