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Rio Reservoir is a 6.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Glen Spey, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for canoeing and whitewater kayaking and is best used from April until October.

Distance: 6.5 miles Elevation Gain: 3 feet Route Type: Loop

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Please note: This is a paddling route.

11 months ago

I would recommend showing up with a canoe or a boat. Is not a hiking trail but a boating destination. It’s beautiful out there though.

Sun Jul 08 2018

We went there looking for a hiking trail. Turns out it is a canoeing / boating trail on a lake.

Sat Mar 24 2018

Beautiful area but this is NOT a hiking trail. It definitely should be specified in the description

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Sun Aug 13 2017

Great for kayaking or canoeing. We kayaked left out from the boat launch for about 1.3 miles and stopped to peak at an awesome waterfall about 45 feet tall on the right side of the lake. "Dock" the kayak and its a short walk from the waters edge. You can't miss it as the falls are pretty loud.

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Tue Aug 25 2015

Beautiful lake. Fun to kayak!

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Sat Apr 06 2019